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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Nov 07

One City Job Fair Currently Accepting Registrations for Employers

Posted on November 7, 2017 at 8:54 AM by Communications Department

Councilwoman Sharon Scott in partnership with City of Newport News, Peninsula Worklink, Virginia Employment Commission, and the Peninsula Council for Workforce Development is hosting the 2nd Annual One City Celebrations North District Job and Resource Fair. This free event is Thursday, December 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Denbigh Community Center and open to the public. Organizers are currently accepting registrations for employers interested in recruiting qualified applicants and vendors. There is no cost to register. To date, 30 employers have registered to participate. Some of the employers confirmed to participate include Busch Gardens, Virginia Department of Veterans Services, Hampton Sheriff’s Office, Hampton Roads Transit, Newport News Shipbuilding, Eastern State Hospital and more. Last year’s event connected more than 250 job seekers to over 30 employers. job fair 1

Employers who are interested in participating should contact Lisa Taylor at or 757- 766-4915.  When registering via email, include the company name, point of contact, phone number, and email address.