Date:October 4, 2012
Contact:Media Relations @ (225) 342-3035

40 Employers to participate in St. Tammany job fair
Job seekers encouraged to attend

More than 40 area employers with positions to fill will participate in a job fair geared for military veterans and local residents looking for work.

Recreation District No. 1, Pelican Park and the St. Tammany Business and Career Solutions Center will sponsor a job fair for military veterans and the public Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Castine Center at Pelican Park, 63350 Pelican Drive, Mandeville.

From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., the job fair is reserved for veterans. Everyone else is then invited to participate from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Job seekers should dress professionally, bring copies of their rsum and be prepared to interview.

Companies already set to participate include Lakeview Regional Medical Center, Bollinger Shipyards Inc., Greatwide Dedicated Transport, Trinity Marine Products, B&D Contracting, Home Depot, Access Health Louisiana, Whitney Bank, Express Employment Professionals, Ingalls Shipbuilding, Guthy Renker, St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Lowes Home Centers and many others.

Several companies have indicated an immediate need to hire welders.

For more information, contact Jennifer Impastato via email at or Mike Messina at Both are with the St. Tammany Business and Career Solutions Center, which can also be reached at 985-646-6410.

For more information about the LWCs no-cost services to employers and participating job seekers, visit

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