Regional Job Fair to Be Held on April 2


For Immediate Release
Diane Harris
Telephone: (319) 753-1671

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BURLINGTON, IOWA - The Region 16 One-Stop Workforce Center is sponsoring a Regional Job Fair on Saturday, April 2, 2005, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Southeastern Community College Loren Walker Arena, 1500 West Agency Road, West Burlington. This is the area’s 5th Annual Regional Job Fair and is co-sponsored by The Hawk Eye, Mt Pleasant News, Southeastern Community College, Withers Broadcasting, Clear Channel Radio, and the Chambers of Commerce in Burlington/West Burlington, Mt. Pleasant, Fort Madison, and Keokuk.

The Job Fair is free and open to the public. Services will be available for job seekers including assistance in resume writing and critiquing, interviewing skills and labor market information. There will also be informational services and resources for employers.

Dozens of exhibitors and businesses will be represented at the Job Fair. “We have nearly doubled the number of employers as participated in last year’s event. This promises to be a very worthwhile event for both the employer and job seeker,” stated Sue Frice, IWD Regional Manager.

Spaces are limited, interested businesses should contact Bob Ryan at Iowa Workforce Development (IWD), 1-800-642-4032 Ext. 269 or Diane Harris at Ext. 268.