OHIO VALLEY — The upcoming Ohio Valley Regional Job Fair has over 50 organizations and potential employers signed up to meet with those looking for employment opportunities this Tuesday.
This free event is being organized by the chambers of commerce of Mason, Gallia and Meigs counties. It’s being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Tuesday at the Trinity United Methodist Church Community Building, located at 615 Viand Street in Point Pleasant. Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) will serve as special guests at the event. The event is open to the public. Job seekers should bring copies of their resumes and certifications, and career counselors will be available to help with resume writing and interviewing skills.
These organizations and potential employers are coming from not only Mason, Gallia and Meigs counties, but from Cabell, Kanawha, Wood, Jackson and Putnam counties in West Virginia, and Scioto and Washington counties in Ohio.
Those organizations and employers setting up tables at the job fair are: Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce, Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, Meigs County Chamber of Commerce, Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH), Congressman Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Pleasant Valley Hospital, WorkForce West Virginia, Holzer Health System, Mid-Ohio Valley Workforce WV, Lakin Hospital, Lakin Correctional Center, City National Bank, Peoples Bank, AIM Media (Ohio Valley Publishing), Star Plastics, Res Care, Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Center, University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College, Career Connections, Mountwest, Mason County Action Group, Mason County Board of Education, ICL-IP, Toyota Manufacturing, WVU-Division of Talent and Culture, Fruth Pharmacy Corporate Office, United Bank – Huntington Branch, Point Financial Services, ALCON, Huntington Veteran’s Hospital, Direct TV, Handley Law Office, Sherwin-Williams, Abbeyshire Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, St. Mary’s Hospital, AT&T, United Bank, VA Vocational ReHab, Dutch Miller, Bob’s Market, Farmers Bank, Buckeye Hills Regional Council, Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Mountwest Maritime Academy, AFLAC (Stephen Tilka), The Thrasher Group, Superior Marine Ways, Inc., Episource, PALS Chrysalis (David Price), Farm Service Agency.
Beth Sergent is editor of Ohio Valley Publishing.