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Forbes Announces Job Fair in Chesapeake
Washington, D.C., July 19, 2010
Contact: Jessica Mancari (202) 225-6365

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) announced today that he will host a job fair with area businesses in Chesapeake on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at Greenbrier Middle School. The job fair is free and open to all constituents who are interested in learning about available jobs with area businesses. Over 35 employers are scheduled to be on hand to discuss job availabilities.

In addition to meeting with area businesses, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with experts on resume writing, interviewing, and job searching, as well as get information on available apprenticeships.

Congressman Forbes made the following statement about the job fair: “In these challenging economic times, it is my hope that this event will provide a forum for employers and potential employees to learn about opportunities that are available in our region as we continue to work to create financial stability for citizens of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District."




Congressman J. Randy Forbes

Area employers scheduled to participate:

  • U.S. Secret Service
  • Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
  • City of Chesapeake
  • City of Suffolk
  • City of Virginia Beach
  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard
  • TFC Recycling
  • Verizon Wireless
  • 27 other area employers

Any interested constituents of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District



A job fair to provide information on available employment with area businesses.



Tuesday, August 10, 2010

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.



Greenbrier Middle School

1016 Greenbrier Parkway

Chesapeake, VA 23320


Registration is required, and attendees may register online at http://forbesjobfairchesapeake.eventbrite.com or by calling Congressman Forbes’ Chesapeake District Office at (757) 382-0080. Attendees should be prepared to bring their resumes and letters of reference.

Employers who are interested in obtaining a booth at the job fair must register with Congressman Forbes’ office. For more information on employer registration, please contact Curtis Byrd, District Representative, at (757) 382-0080 or Curtis.Byrd@mail.house.gov.  


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