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College, career fair Friday

College, career fair Friday
College, career fair Friday
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Are you looking for a career? Thinking about furthering your education or finishing a degree? Do you need more information about improving your job skills or enhancing your employment opportunities? Then the Harrison County College and Career Fair is for you.
The Harrison County College and Career Success Coalition’s first College and Career Fair will be Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. at Corydon Central High School. There will be an opportunity to network with local employers, familiarize yourself with the job market and speak with business representatives about employment and possible internship opportunities. Some of the businesses attending include Bennett & Bennett Insurance, First Harrison Bank, Great Clips, Harrison County Hospital, Old Capital Veterinary Hospital and Walmart.
Representatives from local colleges, universities and training programs also will be present to explain their programs. Some of the programs to be represented are Harrison County Lifelong Learning, Indiana Tech, Indiana University Southeast, Ivy Tech Community College, The School of Phlebotomy, Prosser Career Education Center, Purdue College of Technology, Spencerian College, Spalding University, Sullivan University, Vincennes University and West Point.
Members of the Indiana Youth Institute, 21st Century Scholars program, ISM Loans and Work One in New Albany also will be present.
Noted educator, musician and author Neil Brewer will perform poetry and music from his book, ‘The 8 O’Clock Bell,’ at 5 p.m. Brewer, who began his career as a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher, is a keynote speaker/performer for special events and conferences across the country.
While at the fair, enter for a chance to win gift cards from JayC, Walmart, Heart & Soul Florist and The Natural Touch, tickets to Holiday World & Splashin’ Safari and Newport Aquarium and a computer class from Harrison County Lifelong Learning.
For more information about the Harrison County College and Career Fair, contact Julie Timberlake at 738-6668 or by e-mail at [email protected]
HCC&CSC formed in the fall as part of Learn More Indiana’s comprehensive initiative to increase the percentage of Hoosiers who attend college or post-secondary training and complete a certificate or degree. The Harrison County coalition is comprised of 85 members who are implementing college access activities designed to help the county’s students and adults take steps that prepare them for college success and open the door to college enrollment. Local organizations can join the Harrison County College and Career Success Coalition at http://cgi.asainstitute.org/cgi-bin/csc/publicstats.

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