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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Press Release - OC Economic Development and Workforce Center to Host Outdoor Hiring Event

Orange County, VA – On Friday, April 30, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Orange County Economic Development Office along with the Virginia Career Works Center in Orange County will host an outdoor Hiring Event.  Local students are invited for the first hour of the event to learn about immediate opportunities for summer employment, apprenticeships, and long-term careers.  During the second hour of the event, jobseekers from the community are invited to speak to hiring managers with job openings in manufacturing, retail, food service, administration, healthcare, agriculture, logistics, and distribution. “As businesses are rebounding from the economic impact of the past year, we’re seeing an increase in job opportunities with local employers,” noted Marty Bywaters-Baldwin with the Virginia Career Works Center.

Rose Deal, Director of Economic Development for Orange County, noted, “We’re once again excited to team up with Virginia Career Works - Orange County Center to host an outdoor hiring event. Several Orange County businesses who represent a variety of employment sectors will be present and are eager to welcome jobseekers. We encourage jobseekers to stop by to learn about and discuss the many career opportunities that exist here in Orange.” 

The event will be held outdoors, under the pavilion at Booster Park, located at 11177 Bloomsbury Road, Orange, Virginia 22960, and all participants are encouraged to register for the event at  

For more information regarding this event, please contact Marty Bywaters-Baldwin at (540) 847-9238.  Free resume writing assistance is also available through the Virginia Career Works Center, located at 127 Belleview Ave, Orange, Virginia 22960 or by calling (540) 661-3419.  



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