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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

Rep. Green’s 12th Annual Job Fair Draws 400 Participants

May 20, 2014
Press Release

(Houston, TX) Over 400 participants attended Congressman Gene Green’s 12th Annual Job Fair which was held at San Jacinto College North Campus in partnership with Workforce Solutions, San Jacinto College North and the North Channel Area Chamber of Commerce.  Participating employers and professional groups included:  the City of Houston, Galena Park ISD, Houston Independent School District, Boasso America Corporation, Lowes, Harris County Toll Road Authority, Jacinto Port International, CVS/Caremark, Walgreens, Mission Foods, Concordia University, Johnny Carinos Restaurant, Houston Police Department, Harris County Department of Education, Gulf Stream Marine, Dow Emergency, Laborers International, Houston Area Plumbers and Joint Apprenticeship, Job Sparx, United States Steel, YMCA, Southwest Shipyard and Pasadena Police Department.

“We saw people interviewing for job openings, and some were even hired to start immediately,” Green said. “This is why we do what we do. We’re happy when our local businesses partner with our communities and hire locally, that helps to build a stronger economy.”

Job training professionals were also present to offer career assessments and employment counseling, as well as to assist with resume writing and interviewing techniques.

“We were also glad to see so many young people in attendance. This is a good place for them to explore their options and get them connected with great companies,” Green said.