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Kaufman County EDCs to Host Veterans Job Fair November 14th

Stewart McGregor

October 26, 2016


The Kaufman County area Economic Development offices are teaming up to host a free Veterans Job Fair on Monday, November 14.  The come and go event will take place from 1:00-7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church – Kaufman (302 S. Washington St.).  Major employers from communities around Kaufman County will exhibit, along with organizations dedicated to assisting veterans including the Kaufman County Veterans Services Office.  The Trinity Valley Small Business Development Center will also exhibit to answer any questions about starting a business.  Sponsoring Economic Development offices include Crandall, Forney, Kaufman, Kemp, Mabank and Terrell.  Questions regarding the job fair can be directed to the Forney EDC at (972) 564-5808.


For more information, contact:

Stewart McGregor, Economic Development Coordinator, (972) 564-5808

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