b'Contract # 5480 Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce2020 Military Appreciation Resource Bookthe Boards best practices will serve as an example for other government agencies who wish to hire, retain and promote military spouses.Hiring Our Heroes Hiring Our Heroes, a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, launched in March 2011 as a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioningservice members, and military spouses find meaningful18 Howard St, Aberdeen, MD 21001employment opportunities. Working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerces vast network of state and local chambers Phone: (410) 272-2580and strategic partners from the public, private, and non-profitwww.aberdeencc.orgsectors, our goal is to create a movement across America in hundreds of communities where veterans and militaryfamilies return every day. The Aberdeen Chamber of Commerces mission is to:Early on, our team adopted two strategies: Promoteeconomicandsocialprosperitytoinfluence (1) grassroots engagement and (2) public-private partnerships.the growth and development of Aberdeen, MarylandThrough our commitment-based engagement of the business We are the advocate for the business and professional community, more than 1,025 job fairs held across the countrycommunity and set our members thoughts and ideasand on military installations overseas, and a suite of free onlineinto action.career tools, weve worked with our partners to help hundreds of thousands of veterans and military spouses find jobs. HALLS CROSS ROADSTo date, more than 31,000 veterans and military spouses have obtained employment opportunities through Hiring The Old Post Road dates back to 1666 and became Our Heroes events. More than 2,000 companies of allthe main thoroughfare through the county.sizes have committed to hire 710,000 veterans and militaryFoot trails merged at the location and soon the spouses as part of the Hiring 500,000 Heroes campaign. location became a trading and meeting location.Of those commitments, there have been more than 505,000Crossroads were often named for the location or confirmed hires. someone living at the location. Harford county had Our digital resources include distinct resume builders forthe Upper Cross Roads, Lower Cross Roads, and veterans and transitioning service members as well as militaryHalls Cross Roads.spouses; a jobs portal that allows veterans and service membersIn the 1700s this crossroad became an important to search for employment opportunities in Americas fasteststopover for travelers especially for stagecoaches growing job markets and industries; a 24/7 virtual careertraveling between the North and South. fair platform; an interactive employer best practices site;By 1800 Halls Cross Roads boasted of several and a virtual mentorship program that connects veteran andbuildings including an inn, a store, a blacksmith shop, spouse protgs with experienced mentors. These online tools have also been integrated into the employment workshopsand several dwellings. The Philadelphia, Wilmington, that take place at hundreds of our fairs. Our goal is to ensure and Baltimore Railroad arrived at the crossroad in veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses1835. The same year the Railroad arrived, Mr. Winston are able to utilize our resources to connect with employerssettled in lower Harford and built his home along the Contract # 5164 Silverstein Medical LLCno matter where they are in the world. railroad right-of-way.2020 Military Appreciation Resource Book This house became the first railroad station, and www.uschamberfoundation.org/about-us-chamber-commerce-foundationMr. Winston became the first station master. At his request the station was named Aberdeen after his native town in Scotland.In 1892, Halls Cross Roads, Aberdeen andSilverstein Medical focuses on the Mechanicsville incorporated into one town.treatment and prevention of many Veteran Public water was introduced in 1900 and by 1921 conditions and diseases, including Owneddiabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, the town had a sewage system.asthma, and thyroid disorders. The Chamber of Commerce originally founding date General Inquiries wad 1918 and reformed in 1989.Phone: 410-939-5843 In 1992, the Town of Aberdeen revised the Charter Appointments and became the City of Aberdeen.Phone: 443-256-3371 The designation of All America City was bestowed 805 South Union Avenue, Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078www. silversteinmedical.com upon the municipality in 1997.Aberdeen Proving Ground Military Appreciation Resource Magazine 9'