Date:March 26, 2008
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Baton Rouge Career Solutions Job Fair set for April 10
More than 75 businesses scheduled to participate

BATON ROUGE – Veterans and the general public are invited to attend the Baton Rouge Career Solutions Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 10 at Holiday Inn Select at 4728 Constitution Ave.

The first two hours, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., are reserved for veterans only. Veterans must present their DD-214 discharge papers, VA card or military identification to participate. The final two hours, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., are open to everyone.

“We are expecting another great turnout this year,” said Bob Hartman, local veterans employment representative with Baton Rouge Career Solutions. “Anyone who wants to meet a good cross section of employers with job openings would benefit from this opportunity.”

Employers confirmed to attend include: AFLAC Insurance, Associated Grocers, AT&T, Auto Zone, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Baton Rouge Police Department, BREC, Capitol One Bank, Cintas, Cox Communications, Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Gulf Island Fabrication, Hancock Bank, Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana State Police, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, RBC Insurance, SEACOR Marine, Staples, United States Border Patrol, WGMB Fox 44, WVLA NBC-33, WBRL, CW21, KZUP Z-19 and Waffle House/Miller Properties, Inc.

For more information, contact Bob Hartman with the veterans unit at Baton Rouge Career Solutions at (225) 922-1320 or by e-mail at

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