COVINGTON, Ga., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Wireless™, a cellular provider offering free phone service to income-eligible customers through the federal Lifeline program, is seeking to hire military veterans, military spouses, active duty military members, and guard and reserve members as part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's "Hiring Our Heroes" initiative.
Life Wireless will be participating in a series of "Hiring Our Heroes" job fairs starting Feb. 5 in Wichita, Kan.
"We're excited to provide career options that help military veterans transition to civilian life. It's our way of saying 'thanks' for all they've done for our country," said William Curry, principal of Life Wireless.
"Military veterans bring so much to the table. They are highly disciplined and responsible – traits developed through years of training and dedicated service to our country. We'd be honored to have them join our growing team."
Life Wireless will take part in the following job fairs in February and March:
- Feb. 5 – Wichita, Kan.
- Feb. 11 – Columbia, S.C.
- Feb. 18 – Atlanta
- Feb. 27 – San Antonio, Tex.
- March 1 – Detroit
- March 13 – Grand Rapids, Mich.
- March 20 – Erie, Penn.
- March 26 – Chicago
The Lifeline program was created by Congress in 1985 to help ensure that all Americans have access to quality telephone service and the security and opportunities that it affords. Lifeline service helps people stay in touch with loved ones, make medical appointments, contact potential employers, and call 911 in emergencies.
For more information on Life Wireless, visit www.lifewireless.com.
About Life Wireless
LIFE WIRELESS™ is a Lifeline supported wireless service provided by TELRITE CORPORATION. LIFE WIRELESS™ offers a Lifeline discount to low income families and individuals for wireless services. To obtain LIFE WIRELESS™ service potential subscribers must meet certain eligibility requirements such as receiving governmental assistance or a household income that is 135% or below the federal poverty level. The specifics of what determines a potential subscriber's eligibility are specific to each state. LIFE WIRELESS™ service is limited to one per household, and cannot be combined with any other Lifeline offering.
Life Wireless is available in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
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