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Tucson job fair set for Saturday

Area job seekers will have a chance to meet with local firms and employment agencies at a job fair on Saturday.

Attendees can meet with groups for information on job training, employment services and educational opportunities. The groups on hand will include Pima County One Stop Career Center, Mature Worker Connection, the YWorks Program of the YWCA and the Veterans Workforce Investment Program.

The event runs from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the YWCA, 525 N. Bonita Ave. U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will make a brief speech at 10:30 a.m.

"The goal of Saturday's Job Seekers' Expo is to provide a forum where people seeking employment can speak directly with potential employers as well as experts who can help them with practical advice, such as interview tips and polishing up their résumés," Giffords said in a press release.

The employers attending the event include GEICO, Canyon Ranch, Tucson Medical Center, the Transportation Security Administration and the Arizona Army and Air National Guards. A full list of attendees is below.

Job seekers planning to attend should bring multiple copies of their résumé.

If you go

  • Job Seekers' Expo
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, April 17
  • YWCA Frances McClelland Leadership Center, 525 N. Bonita Ave., Tucson. (Bonita Avenue is the first street west of Interstate 10, between West St. Mary's Road and West Congress Street.)

Employers at job fair

  • Aflac
  • Arizona Air National Guard
  • Arizona Army National Guard
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
  • CAID Industries
  • Canyon Ranch
  • Carondelet Health Network
  • CODAC Behavioral Health Services, Inc.
  • Corrections Corporation of America
  • Cyracom
  • Drug Enforcement Agency
  • DNJ Educational Business
  • El Rio Community Health Center
  • Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse
  • EOS Technologies
  • FBI
  • Ft. Huachuca
  • Geico
  • GeoInnovation
  • Horizon Moving Systems
  • La Posada
  • Marana Health Center
  • New York Life
  • Paragon Space Development
  • Providence Service Corporation
  • Rite Bill
  • Rust and Associates
  • Sahuaro Girl Scout Council, Inc.
  • Saguaro National Park
  • Solon
  • Technicians for Sustainability
  • The Solar Store
  • The Temp Connection
  • Transportation Security Agency
  • Tucson Medical Center
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Army Reserve
  • U.S. Border Patrol
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Office of Field Operations
  • University of Arizona
  • Ventana Medical Systems

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