Jacksonville: 5th Annual Job Fair scheduled for July 18

The Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce Job Fair Committee met recently to finalize the upcoming 5th Annual Job Fair scheduled Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Fair will be held at the Norman Activity Center, 526 E. Commerce here in Jacksonville. There will be an estimated 50 businesses currently seeking a variety of job opportunities and some of the businesses currently signed up are Jacksonville ISD, Concentrix, Harry's Building Materials, Austin Bank, Christus Mother Frances Hospital, Klein Products, Texas Department of Criminal Justices, Legacy Jacksonville, City of Jacksonville and many other

local businesses.

Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation is sponsoring the event and other others sponsors are Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Jacksonville Progress, KYYK 98.3 FM, Workforce Solutions of East Texas and City of Jacksonville. Serving on the Job Fair Committee are Committee Chair Crystal Bateman; Nathan Jones-Economic Development Chair; Tom Trimble-Chairman of the Board; Patty Rivers-Chairman Elect of the Board; James Hubbard-Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation President; Sherri McDonald-Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation; Peggy Renfro-Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce President and committee members John Valent, Kim Stacy, Susan Waldon, Lauren Russell Bauer and Cheryl Eubanks.

For vendor applications, contact Kim Stacy or John Valent, Workforce Solutions of East Texas at kim.stacy@twc.state.txus or john.valent@twc.state.tx.us or call the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce at 903.586.2217.