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High schoolers encouraged to plan for future jobs

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Area high school students are encouraged to explore future job possibilities at an upcoming career fair.  Workplace Learning Connection is coordinating the annual event with Marion, Lisbon, Mount Vernon, and Springville High Schools.  Also invited are Linn-Mar, Alburnett, Cedar Rapids, Central City, College Community, North Linn and Center Point-Urbana High School students.

The career fair will be held March 6, 6-8 p.m. at Marion High School, 675 S. 15th Street in Marion.

Over 30 local businesses and organizations will participate, along with 14 area colleges.  Representatives from those groups will be able to talk with students and parents about planning for post-high school years.  Some participants include:  Rockwell Collins, the Marion Police and Fire Departments, St. Luke's Hospital, Transamerica, the FBI, and Alliant Energy.

Questions about this event can be directed to Barb Tupper with the Workplace Learning Connection by calling (319) 398-4831 or Tom Kettman, Marion High School guidance counselor by calling (319) 377-9891.

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