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NEXT WEEK: Forbes to Host Job Fair in Chesterfield with Over 75 Area Employers
Washington, D.C., August 4, 2010
Contact: Jessica Mancari (202) 225-6365

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) announced today that over 75 area employers are scheduled to attend a job fair he is hosting in Chesterfield County on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Lloyd C. Bird High School. The job fair is free and open to all constituents who are interested in learning about available jobs with area businesses.

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:

  • Verizon
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Food Lion Distributions
  • U.S. Secret Service
  • Virginia State Police
  • Chesterfield County Government
  • Chesterfield County Police Department
  • Central State Hospital
  • Virginia State University
  • Cox Radio, Inc.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 65 other area employers

Any interested constituents of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District




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



Wednesday, August 11, 2010

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.




Lloyd C. Bird High School

10301 Courthouse Road

Chesterfield, Virginia 23832


Registration is required and attendees may register online at http://forbesjobfairchesterfield.eventbrite.com or by calling Congressman Forbes’ Colonial Heights office at (804) 526-4969. Attendees should be prepared to bring their resumes and letters of reference. Entrance to the job fair will be on a first-come first-serve basis.

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