Date:April 3, 2009
Contact:Public Relations @ (225) 342-3035

Baton Rouge Business and Career Solutions Center Job Fair Set for April 7
More than 50 employers from a variety of fields scheduled to attend

BATON ROUGE – Veterans and the general public are invited to attend the 5th annual Baton Rouge Business and Career Solutions Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Crowne Plaza/Holiday Inn Hotel at 4728 Constitution Ave.

The first two hours, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., are reserved for veterans only. The final two hours, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., are open to everyone.

“This event connects job seekers with employers ready to hire,” said Bob Hartman, local veterans employment representative with Baton Rouge Business and Career Solutions. “We have employers from a broad range of fields participating, and anyone looking for career opportunities should attend.”

Scheduled to participate: Hancock Bank of Louisiana; the United States Army; Northrop Grumman Corporations; Ferrara Fire Apparatus Inc.; RBC Insurance; NBC33/WGMB FOX44; Hometown Heroes Teach-University of West Florida; RaceTrac; Lofton Staffing & Security Services; Acadian Ambulance; Helmets to Hardhats; DirecTechSW; U.S. Dept. of Education; Louisiana Troops to Teachers Program; Cox Communications; St. James Place; Louisiana Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Strategic Restaurants (Burger King); Pelican Chapter Associated Builders & Contractors Inc.; Louisiana National Guard; BREC; Crowne Plaza Hotel; U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs; Brink’s U.S.; Marine Systems Inc.; Piccadilly Restaurants; Gilico; Union Pacific Railroad; Spherion; Popeyes; Delta Downs Racetrack; ABClean/Pneumatic Industrial Services; Danos & Curole; Cintas; Convergys - Baton Rouge; Liberty National/United American; Veterans Upward Bound Program; La. Dept. of Public Safety and Corrections; Louisiana Rehabilitation Services; U.S. EPA - Region 6; Louisiana State Police; La. Dept. of Civil Service; Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (N14); and Harley-Davidson, Buell & Big Dog of Baton Rouge.

For more information, contact Bob Hartman, (225) 922-1320, e-mail

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