An opportunity to meet employers and learn about community resources is coming in early January. The Career, Lifestyle and Financial Fitness Fair will take place at the Roanoke Civic Center’s Special Events Center on Jan. 8. Attendees, exhibitors and vendors are free to attend the event hosted by the City of Roanoke. For more information, call 853-1694 or visit www.roanokeva.gov/fairs.
Here is the press release from the City of Roanoke.
ROANOKE, VA - The City of Roanoke will host a Career, Lifestyle, and Financial Fitness Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. until
12:30 p.m. in the Special Events Center at the Roanoke Civic Center.
The event will be sponsored by The Renick Group, National College, WDBJ 7, Roanoke Valley SHRM, the city’s Department of Economic Development, Roanoke County, and the City of Salem. Exhibits at the event will include companies offering jobs, entrepreneurial organizations showcasing resources to assist with business startups, lifestyle organizations with a diverse mix of social and cultural amenities, and financial information to assist attendees with awareness and knowledge of resources to help them move forward with their finances in 2013. More than 50 organizations will be represented at the event.
“These events provide the opportunity for job seekers to meet face-to-face with employers to learn of available positions and the best way to proceed with the application process,” says Lisa Soltis, Economic Development Specialist with the City of Roanoke. “Our recent career fairs have been very successful, and we continue our responsibility to grow the events with new entities to provide opportunities for job seekers to interact with employers, and for individuals to learn about resources in the community. We hope to reach individuals living in the Roanoke region, as well as those considering a move back to Roanoke and the recent December graduates entering the job market.”
Admission to the fair for attendees and exhibitors/vendors is free.
For more information on being an exhibitor, contact Lisa Soltis at 540-853-1694, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.roanokeva.gov/fairs.