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College Honored for Hiring Veterans

5/5/2014

Moberly Area Community College recently received recognition from the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) for doing its part to recruit and hire military veterans. Mike Brown, DED Local Veteran's Employment representative, is shown presenting the Flag of Freedom award to Ann Parks, MACC Human Resources Director. The award features an American flag patch that was worn by US service personnel in overseas operations.

MACC is a part of the Show-Me Heroes program developed by Governor Jay Nixon in 2010 to encourage connections between businesses and job-seeking veterans. According to the DED, 3,491 Missouri businesses are now a part of the Show-Me Heroes program, with more than 6,000 veterans hired.

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