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Businesses prepare to hire during job fair March 10


Employees and employers have the opportunity to connect from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at the fifth annual Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce Job Fair at the Bolivar Recreation and Aquatics Center, 1710 W. Broadway St. 

This event is sponsored by the chamber, the recreation center, the Bolivar Herald-Free Press and Citizens Memorial Healthcare, according to a chamber news release.  

In addition to local employers seeking employees and prospective job hunters connecting with potential employers, representatives from Southwest Baptist University will be on site throughout the event to review resumes and provide tips with interview skills, the release added. 

“This year’s job fair employers are looking to hire for healthcare, retail, law enforcement, social work and more,” committee chairperson Jacob Wilson said in the release. “This is a great ‘one-stop-shop’ for career opportunities in the Bolivar area.” 

The event is free for job seekers.  

The release stated attending businesses include Bobbie McKnight, Independent Beauty Consultant; Bolivar Police Department; Bolivar Recreation and Aquatics Center; Center for Human Services; Citizens Memorial Hospital; Commerce Bank; Disabled American Veterans; Easterseals Midwest; Good Samaritans Boys Ranch; Learn Love Leap Child Care Center; Mercy Healthcare; Milestone Resumes; Missouri State Highway Patrol; O’Reilly Auto Parts; Polk County Children’s Division; The Bank of Missouri; and Woods Supermarket.  

For more information or to register for a booth, contact the chamber at 417-326-4118, info@bolivarchamber.com, or online at bolivarchamber.com.  


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