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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Freedom First to Sponsor Upcoming Career and Lifestyle Fair

Roanoke, VA - The City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke, County of Botetourt, and City of Salem offices of Economic Development, in collaboration with sponsors Freedom First Credit Union, Roanoke Valley SHRM, WDBJ7 and Workforce Unlimited, will hold the 2018 Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair on Tuesday, May 1, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Berglund Center Special Events, located at 710 Williamson Rd. in Roanoke. This event is designed for those seeking jobs, educational experiences, and leisure-time opportunities.

Roanoke County Director of Economic Development, Jill Loope states, “The Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair provides a value-added resource for employers to connect employers to job seekers. With today’s focus on talent attraction and retention it is important to create opportunities to grow the talent in our area and connect them to local resources.”

The event is free for attendees, and exhibitor space is complementary for qualifying businesses located in the City of Roanoke, Roanoke County, Botetourt County, and the City of Salem. For businesses currently hiring, and lifestyle organizations or educational entities interested in becoming an exhibitor, visit http://www.bizroanoke.com/careerfair.

If you have questions, please contact Lisa Soltis, Economic Development Specialist for the City of Roanoke, at 540-853-1694 or email her at lisa.soltis@roanokeva.gov; or Jessica Fintel, Economic Development Specialist for Roanoke County, at 540-772-2185 or email her at jfintel@roanokecountyva.gov.

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