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2015 Burke County Job Fair Scheduled

 For Immediate Release

 2015 Mission Transition Job Fair Scheduled for June 25

  BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (April 21, 2015) – Burke Development, Inc., in partnership with various local agencies, has scheduled the 2015 Mission Transition Job Fair for Thursday, June 25, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Foothills Higher Education Center.   The event is free and open to the public and no registration is required. It will be held rain or shine. The job fair is sponsored by Leviton, Aaron’s, McDonald’s, Western Piedmont Council of Governments and Catawba Valley Staffing.   Registration is also free for employers. There are several slots open for additional businesses. Those interested in attending to look for candidates should contact Hope Hopkins at Burke Development, Inc. by emailing hope@burkedevinc.com.   The list of employers currently attending includes: Aaron’s, AccuForce, Bayada Home Health Care, BH Media/Morganton News Herald, Burke Career Center, Carolinas Healthcare System, CoMack Enterprises, Fiserv, Geiger, Kellex Seating, Ice River Springs, Labor Connections, Leviton, McDonald’s, NC Department of Public Safety, Onin Staffing, PEDs Legwear, Ultra Force Staffing Services, Valdese Weavers and Vanguard Furniture.   The Foothills Higher Education Center is located at 2128 South Sterling Street across from Fatz Café. Parking will be available at FHEC. For the latest updates on the job fair, including the list of attending employers, visit Facebook and search “Mission Transition Job Fair”.  


  About Burke Development, Inc. Burke Development, Inc. (BDI) is a nonprofit organization supported by private and public funding that is charged with accelerating economic growth in Burke County. BDI works with industry leaders, site selection consultants, government agencies and other entities to facilitate expansion strategies for existing businesses and recruit target industries to Burke County. For more information about BDI visit www.BurkeDevInc.com.   Contact: Sara Chester 828.674.3141

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