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Labor Department to co-sponsor career fair expo
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A career fair will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 in Cornelia.

The Georgia Department of Labor, Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Workforce Development office, WCON radio and Main Street programs in Clarksville and Cornelia will co-sponsor the Main Street Career Expo at the Cornelia Community House, 601 Wyly St.

The expo will feature employers, educational institutions, and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. The employers will be hiring or discussing current and future employment opportunities, while other organizations will provide education and other resources.

Applicants should bring resumes and be prepared to fill out company applications and interview for available jobs. Attendees are encouraged to dress appropriately to improve their opportunities for jobs.

Those expected to participate include Amerigroup Healthcare, Apple Mountain Resort, Cracker Barrel, Daly’s Truck Driving School, Express Employment Professionals, Family Care, Flexstaff Services, Fieldale Farms/Springer Mountain Farms, First Impressions Clothes Closet, Flexstaff Services, Gold Creek Foods, Habersham County E-911, Help At Home/Oxford Healthcare, Hillcrest Foods/Waffle House, Home Depot, KPCS, Labor Ready, Lawrenceville Veteran Center, Magnolia Window and Door, Mansfield Oil, McDonald’s, Medlink, Mount Vernon Mills, North Georgia Floors and Restoration, North Georgia Technical College, Regions Bank, Servpro of Tri-County & The Mountains and The Oaks Scenic View.

For more information, or employers wanting to register, contact Tina Henson or Becky Waters at 706-776-0811, email or, or Mae Brown at 404-217-1598, email, or connect via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, which can be accessed at