The 2016 Central Valley Job Fair and Veterans Summit is going on today, Wednesday, April 6. Hosted by Rep. Jeff Denham, he will meet with job-seekers, potential employers and veterans during the event to discuss his work in Congress to create more Central Valley jobs.
During the fair, participants will have opportunities to submit job applications to employers and interact with Central Valley employers. There is no charge to attend. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for veterans and 12:30 p.m. for the public. The fair will be open until 4:30 p.m.
Current participating employers include Amazon; American Medical Response; Antonini Fruit Express; Associated Builders & Contractors Northern California Chapter; Availability Professional Staffing; Ball Metal Food Container; Basi Insurance Services, Inc.; Best Western Plus Villa Del Lago Inn; Black Oak Casino; Blue Diamond Growers; Bronco Wine Company; the California Highway Patrol; the California Army National Guard; California Sun Grower Services; the City of Modesto; Creative Alternatives; Data Path; Del Monte Foods, Inc.; Directline Technologies; the Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL); DMC of Modesto; DMC of Manteca & Emanuel Medical (Tenet Health); Dole Packaged Foods; Duarte Nursery; E&J Gallo Winery; Eckert Cold Storage; ER Vine & Sons, Inc.; Farmers Insurance; Flooring Liquidators; FreshPoint San Francisco; G. Hedgecock, Inc.; Golden Valley Health Centers; Goodwill Industries; Gottschalk Music Center; Graham Packaging Company; Green Valley Transportation; Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts; the Heavy Equipment College of California; JP Morgan Chase, Co.; John B. Sanfilippo & Sons; Lawrence Livermore Laboratories; Lock-N-Stitch; MedAmerica Billing Services; Mid Valley Foods, Inc.; Modesto Technical College; National Express Transit; New York Life; Northern California Laborers Union (Nor Cal Laborers JATC); Prime Shine, Inc.; Principal Financial Group; Rank Investigations & Protection, Inc.; Ross F. Carroll; San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission (ACE); Silgan Containers; Stanislaus County; the Stanislaus County Community Services Agency; Supherb Farms; Sysco Central California; Timmerman Starlite Trucking; United Sign Design; and Universal Protection Service.
Also on hand will be representatives from The Stanislaus Business Alliance, The Alliance Small Business Center, The Alliance Worknet, CALVET, The Central Valley Human Resources Management Association, The Employment Development Department, The Heavy Equipment College of California, The Stanislaus County Veteran Employment Committee, The Vet Center, Datapath, Work for Warriors, and Modesto City Schools.
The Central Valley Job Fair and Veterans Summit is at Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St., Modesto.