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Livingston Literacy and Technology Center sponsors March 29 job fair

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – The Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center will host a Livingston Parish Job Fair on March 29 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Held at the new facility in Walker, 9261 Florida Blvd. (US 190), the job fair will focus on the unemployed, the underemployed, career laddering, resume writing, mock interview sessions, and employment success panels at 12 noon, 3 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.

     The Livingston Parish Literacy and Technology Center is a joint, cooperative venture between Southeastern Louisiana University and the Livingston Parish School Board.

     “The job fair committee has worked very hard to provide a meeting ground for job seekers to match up with fantastic companies in Livingston Parish,” said Joan Gunter, director of Southeastern programs at the center.  “Job seekers will see that Livingston Parish is a great place to work and live,” she added.

     “The event is an excellent opportunity for prospective employees to view available positions within Livingston Parish and also obtain valuable information from employers,” said John Ware of the Livingston Economic Development Center.

     “Employees who may be unable to advance or move out of their current jobs, as well as those qualified employees seeking advancement can take advantage of this opportunity to see what Livingston Parish businesses and organizations have to offer,” he added.

     Ware also said that high school and college students aware of parish job opportunities can plan their education to qualify them for particular career fields and even particular employers.

     Confirmed participants include Shaw Sunland Fabricators, Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc., Westaff, EMCO Technologies, Hancock Bank, Waste Management, Delta Concrete Products, All-Star Automotive and many more.  For a list of participating organizations, visit

     For more information on the Livingston Parish job fair, contact John Ware at (225) 665-5223 or Joan Gunter at (225) 665-3303.

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