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Town of West Hartford and Chamber to Hold Community Job and Resource Fair [Updated]

The Town of West Hartford and West Hartford Chamber of Commerce are partnering for a Community Job & Resource Fair on May 25, 2022, free to attend for job seekers and employers looking to hire. [Updated, May 23, 2022]

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For more than two years, COVID-19 has impacted our local economy, causing both job losses for workers and hiring challenges for many businesses. To help address these hardships, the Town of West Hartford and the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce will hold a Community Job & Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Elmwood Community Center, 1106 New Britain Ave. (accessed via Burgoyne Street).

“Our first Community Job & Resource Fair held in September was a big success for both employers and job seekers,” said Kristen Gorski, economic development coordinator for the Town of West Hartford. “Businesses were thrilled to find the right match for their job openings.”

Participating businesses include (updated, May 23):

  • West Hartford Chiropractic
  • CCR Products
  • Best Cleaners
  • Legrand North America
  • Casper
  • HarConn
  • Seniors Job Bank
  • Webster Bank
  • Mandell JCC
  • Max Hospitality Group
  • Penzeys Spices
  • Matik, Inc.
  • David’s Pet Services
  • GYL Financial Synergies
  • Larsen Ace Hardware
  • University of Saint Joseph
  • Mecha
  • West Hartford Fire Department
  • Town of West Hartford Human Resources
  • ITNCentralCT
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • American Job Center
  • Capital Workforce Partners
  • Sparrow
  • Town of West Hartford Police Department
  • Futures Inc.
  • Delamar West Hartford
  • Juniper Home Care
  • Duncaster, Inc.
  • Schlep Right Inc.

All industries are encouraged to participate as we expect a diverse set of job seekers to attend.

Vendor space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come basis. There is no fee to participate but registration for employers is required. To register, please email: [email protected] to reserve your table.

“Once again, the Town of West Hartford and West Hartford Chamber of Commerce are stepping up to help job seekers find employment and businesses find new employees,” stated Mayor Shari Cantor. “I encourage everyone to take advantage of this unique opportunity to strengthen our community’s workforce and vitality.”

“The Town of West Hartford is eager to help our community’s residents and business owners who have been hit hardest by COVID-19 and we are confident the Community Job & Resource Fair will help serve that purpose,” stated Gorski.

“The Chamber is committed to doing whatever we can to meet the hiring challenges businesses are currently facing,” said Christopher Conway, Executive Director of the West Hartford Chamber of Commerce.

This is a free community event to learn about local job opportunities. Registration for job seekers is not required.

For more information, please reach out to: Kristen Gorski, Economic Development Coordinator at [email protected] or 860-960-6136.

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