Roanoke General City News

Posted on: March 10, 2017

Spring Career and Lifestyle Fair to be held May 9

Roanoke, VA - The City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke and City of Salem Offices of Economic Development, in collaboration with sponsors Arevo Group, Freedom First Credit Union, Roanoke Valley SHRM and WDBJ7, announce the 2017 Spring Career & Lifestyle Fair will be held on Tuesday, May 9, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Berglund Center Special Events Hall, located at 710 Williamson Road in Roanoke. The event will offer career and educational opportunities, as well as leisure-time experiences.

City of Roanoke Director of Economic Development Wayne Bowers states, “The City of Roanoke is proud to collaborate with Roanoke County, the City of Salem and our sponsors on this annual event for our constituents in the Roanoke Region.  There will be numerous opportunities available for attendees to explore and learn about the availability of employment positions, volunteerism and lifestyle resources.”

The 2017 Spring Career & Lifestyle Fair is free for attendees and exhibitor space is complementary for qualifying businesses located in the City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke and City of Salem. Businesses that are hiring, lifestyle organizations, and educational entities interested in becoming an exhibitor should visit http://www.bizroanoke.com/careerfair to learn more or contact Lisa Soltis at 540-853-1694 or at lisa.soltis@roanokeva.gov.

For more information about the event, contact Lisa Soltis, Economic Development Specialist at the City of Roanoke, 540-853-1694 or lisa.soltis@roanokeva.gov; or contact Jessica S. Fintel, Economic Development Specialist at Roanoke County, 540-772-2185 or jfintel@roanokecountyva.gov.


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