Female Minorities and Vets Get Help from Walmart
POSTED: Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 3:35pm
UPDATED: Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 3:35pm
EL PASO - Some military and minority women will be getting job help from Walmart.
The retail giant has given the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce $50,000 for it's "Women on the Frontline...in the Battlefield" program; it aims to help female military vets and spouses develop their business skills.
"These programs are going to give us the ability to help these veterans and military spouses and military women to be able to create a living wage job, or take an idea that they have...and turn it into a business,” said Cindy Ramos-Davidson, CEO of El Paso's Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
If you're a female minority or veteran and you're interested in the program, you should apply through the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce by January 31st.
Participants will be announced in February. The program starts in March.