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BREAKING NEWS: Big crowd for job fair
Event goes on until noon
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
A huge crowd was on hand when a job fair opened this morning at the National Guard Armory.
The line of job-seekers was stretched around the building when the doors to the armory opened at 9 a.m.
The job fair was to continue until noon.
Forty area employers are participating, and they have more than 1,500 jobs available, according to Amanda Witt, president of the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce.
The job fair is being sponsored by the chamber, Patrick Henry Community College and the Virginia Workforce Center.