Sign-up set for Streetsboro Expo

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The Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the city of Streetsboro nivites organizations and businesses to take part in its second annual Employment Expo.

The 2014 Streetsboro Employment Expo will place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. March 18 in the gymnasium at Streetsboro High School, 1900 Annalane Drive.

The event is being held to assist job seekers with employment opportunities and connect businesses throughout the greater Streetsboro area.

"This year's Expo is sure to evidence of the power of cooperation between our Chamber, local agencies, and business partners," said Mayor Glenn Broska. "Through support and teamwork we are offering a prime local opportunity for both job-seekers and employers to showcase their skills and advertise their businesses."

Space is limited to approximately 40 exhibitors. Non-profit organizations seeking volunteers will be participating, as well. Participation fee is $250.

March 11 is the deadline for participants to register. To register or for more information, contact the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce at 330-626-4769 or sacc@streetsborochamber.org.

The Chamber is anticipating several hundred job seekers will attend, according to Valerie Fiala, executive director of the Chamber of Commerce.

"The Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its second annual employment expo. The event focuses on connecting businesses with qualified job candidates while eliminating some of the typical challenges faced by the current employment market. By partnering with the city of Streetsboro and supporting sponsors, the Chamber has anticipated the need for an event like the employment expo and has also gained considerable insight into the unique needs of local businesses and the general public. Having many employers and prospective employees under one roof has the potential to save everyone time, energy and money. There is no doubt that this event will be a benefit to everyone."

Space is limited to approximately 40 exhibitors; therefore participation is on a first come, first serve basis. The final deadline for all participating companies to register is March 11. To register or find out more about the Employment Expo, contact the Streetsboro Area Chamber of Commerce at 330-626-4769 or sacc@streetsborochamber.org.

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