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Anaheim to Host Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo
ANAHEIM, CA - (April 29, 2009) - "Make the Connection!" on June 3 at The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk
 
Job seekers and employers can "Make the Connection!" as the City of Anaheim hosts the first annual Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo, Wednesday, June 3 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk (321 W. Katella Ave).  Admission and parking are free.
 
Job growth is a priority for Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle and the Anaheim City Council members.  Mayor Pringle has asked Councilman Harry Sidhu to take the lead on this job fair initiative as a timely and necessary means of providing jobseekers with important employment opportunities.  The Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo is an additional way the City looks to encourage job placement opportunity and connect local workers with employers during this challenging economic time.
 
More than 75 employers are anticipated to be represented at the Job Fair and Expo.  Career and life-skills leaders will conduct workshops throughout the day.  Job seekers can also take advantage of a resume review and a computer station for applying for jobs online.
 
Job seekers and employers who pre-register will receive a complimentary VIP shopping pass to The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk.  To pre-register, please visit www.anaheim.net.  Information on the Job Fair and Expo, as well as the employer list, will be continually updated on www.anaheim.net.   Job seekers can call (714) 765-4563 with additional questions, and can visit www.AnaheimJobs.com to research job opportunities in Anaheim. 
 
Employers wishing to have a free booth at the Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo can contact Rita Slayton at (714) 765-4348, or by email at rslayton@anaheim.net
 
The Anaheim/OC Job Fair and Expo is a partnership event with The City of Anaheim, Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, Anaheim Public Utilities, Anaheim Workforce Center, AnaheimJobs.com, Clean City, Inc., County of Orange, The Disneyland® Resort, Employment Development Department, Orange County Business Council, Orange County Register, Orange County Workforce Investment Board, Santa Ana Workforce Investment Board, The Shops at Anaheim GardenWalk, and Youth Leadership America.

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