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The Workforce Connection to host annual job fair

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The Workforce Connection will hold its annual January Career Expo and Job Fair Thursday, January 29 from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. It is held at the Community Building Complex, located at 111 W. First Street in Belvidere.

Employment and training opportunities are available in manufacturing, health care, customer service, logistics, clerical, sales and other job sectors.

More than 50 employers, employment and staffing agencies and education and training providers are attending. More than 500 people attended last year's event.

Rock River Training Corporation, one of the partners in The Workforce Connection, is running a shuttle bus from downtown Rockford to the event. To reserve a spot on the bus, call 815-847-7574. There is also a bus stop on the RMTD Belvidere route one block from the job fair site.

The job fair is held each year in conjunction with the Belvidere Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Bo-Co Expo, which is Saturday, January 31.

A list of employers attending the event:

Acument Global Technologies

AIM Distribution

American Income Life

Associated Bank

Avon

Belvidere Park District

Bi-State Point of Sale Solutions Centegra Health System

Community Care Systems Inc.

Duraclean

European Services At Home

Fastenal Manufacturing

Freedom Wireless/Cricket

JL Clark

Kelley Williamson Co./Kelley's Market

Landstar System

Lowe's Home Improvement

MapleCrest & Northwoods Care Centres

NASR-Belvidere Park District (Northlands Association for Special Recreation)

OSF Healthcare

R. L. Leek Industries Inc.

Rockford Health System

Rockford Police Department RockTenn

Rosecrance Health Network

Sherwin-Williams Company

The Fountains at Crystal Lake

Two Men and a Truck Northern Illinois

Tyler's Landscaping Services

Universal Restoration Services

Woodward

STAFFING AGENCIES

Adecco Staffing

Aerotek

Andrews-Staffing

Assured Staffing

Dickey Staffing Solutions FurstStaffing Global Staffing Services, Inc. Kelly Services

Kelly Services-Crystal Lake

Staff on Site Midwest

Staffmark

Surestaff

The Workplace, Inc.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Computer Systems Institute

DeVry University

Rasmussen College

Rock Valley College (Adult Ed, Cont. Ed, Admissions)

Rock Valley College Truck Driving School

Spirit CDL Training Corp

TechWorks

SUPPORT SERVICES

Illinois Department of Human Services - Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Rockford Vet Center

Winnebago County Health Department (Affordable Care Act)

YWCA Rockford

The Workforce Connection

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