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March 26, 2015 State Rep. Elgie Sims

Sims Invites Residents to Job Fair

CHICAGO, Ill. – As part of his continued efforts to help people get back to work and help area businesses hire and thrive, state Rep. Elgie Sims Jr., D-Chicago, is partnering with state Sen. Donne E. Trotter and Cook County Commissioner Stanley Moore to host a job fair to connect employers with qualified workers on Wednesday, April 8 at 9:00 AM.

“Our community has many hardworking people looking for employment and businesses looking for reliable employees, and I hope this job fair allows both job-seekers and employers to find each other and grow our local economy,” Sims said. “I’d like to thank Senator Trotter, Commissioner Moore and Chicago State University for working with me to put this together and help the hardworking members of our community get back to work.”

Sims urges all who are looking for work to attend the fair, and to bring copies of their resume to share with employers. Prospective employers include, but are not limited to: Pace, State of Illinois, Illinois State Police, US Department of Veterans Affairs-Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Kates Selective & Security Agency, United States Customs & Border Protection and the Department of Professional Regulations. Additionally, information about resources for the unemployed and underemployed will also be available through the Illinois Department of Employment Securities and several local staffing agencies.

The event is free and open to the public.

What: Job Fair
When: Wednesday, April 8, 9:00 AM
Where: Chicago State University
Jones Convocation Center
9501 S. Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL

For questions, please contact Sims’ full-time constituent service office at 773-783-8800.