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Local employers participating in job fair Aug. 16

MOLINE – The Thomson prison, the Walmart Distribution Center near Sterling, the Morrison Institute of Technology and J.T. Cullen Co. in Fulton are among at least 40 employers who will be on hand at a job fair Aug. 16 in Moline.

The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Scottish Rite, 1800 Seventh Ave., will offer free workshops on successful interviewing at 9:15 a.m., networking strategies at 10:30 a.m., and resume writing at 11:30 a.m..

Also among those attending are representatives from the Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Illinois Department of Revenue, Black Hawk College FedEx Ground, the Tri-Cities Building Trades Council and Genesis Health Systems.

Participants are encouraged to bring plenty of resumés to hand out.

State Rep. Tony McCombie, R-Savanna, and state Sen. Neil Anderson, R-Rock Island, are sponsoring the event. Go to repmccombie.com or senatorneilanderson.com or call 815-632-7384 or 309-736-7084 for a complete list of employers and more information.

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