For Immediate Release

March 8, 2001

Over 1,000 Expected at
3rd Annual March to Work Job Fair

Cumberland County, NC -- Local officials are expecting another record crowd at this year's March to Work Job Fair, scheduled for Thursday, March 29th from 9 am to 2 pm at the Cumberland County Department of Social Services, 1225 Ramsey Street in Fayetteville.

The Department of Social Services, Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce and Fayetteville Technical Community College are partners in sponsoring the event, which is expected to attract over 1,000 job seekers. 45 businesses and industries have already committed to participating representing a variety of sectors including Food Service, Medical, Retail, Banking and much more.

Job Fair organizers are encouraging the interested public to dress appropriately and to bring a pen and resume. Because of limited space and possible on-site interviews, children and strollers are not encouraged to attend this professional event.

If you would like additional information about the March to Work Job Fair, you can call the Department of Social Services to speak with Robert Relyea at 677-2222 or Bill Kiser at 677-2177. Or you can call Cumberland County Public Information Director Tonya Harris-Council at 437-1921.

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