Hundreds of Milwaukee area residents
were able to talk with employers seeking workers at the 5th Annual
SDC Community Job and Resource Fair.
The Fair was held at Parklawn Assembly
of God Church and attracted more than 800 persons. The day featured
a number of businesses and organizations seeking employees including
Wells Fargo, Milwaukee County, the New Horizon Center, and Manpower
The Job and Resource Fair also provided
residents with the chance to get blood pressure and glucose testing,
access to Child Support case workers, and Milwaukee Municipal Judge
Derek Mosely who advised people seeking to get back their drivers
licenses. Resources in the areas of Health, Finances, Housing,
Education and Nutrition were also available to provide valuable
A new aspect of the Fair was a group of
personal coaches who were able to sit down with interested persons to
talk about their goals and which vendors at the Fair best matched up
with them. An area was also provided where persons attending could
apply for jobs on-line.
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