Governor Quinn Announces Statewide Veterans Job Fairs

SPRINGFIELD–(ENEWSPF)–October 13, 2011. Governor Pat Quinn’s Office and the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) will host job fairs across the state to help put Veterans back to work. The fairs are part of the Governor Quinn’s ongoing efforts to grow jobs and connect qualified job seekers with ready-to-hire employers.

Thursday, October 27

Tellabs Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
1415 West Diehl Road, Naperville
Business contact: Cornel Thomas (630) 495-5781

John A. Logan College, Conference Center, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
700 Logan College Road, Carterville
Business contact: John Otey (618) 242-6121 ext. 130

Monday, November 7

American Legion Post 979, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
4501 S. Airport Road, Bartonville
Business contact: Sue Armstrong (309) 346-4171 Ext.237

Tuesday November 8

Daley College, Main Auditorium, 9 a.m.-2p.m.
7500 S. Pulaski, Chicago
Business contact: Sam Miller (773) 947-3663

Wednesday, November 9

National Guard Armory, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
1616 S. Main St., Bloomington
Business contact: Randy Hegland (217) 782-0161

Southwestern Illinois College, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
2500 Carlyle Ave., Belleville
Business contact: John Otey (618) 242-6121 ext. 130

Roland Lewis Community Building, 9 a.m.-Noon
800 S. 27th St., Mt. Vernon
Business contact: John Otey (618) 242-6121 ext. 130

Thursday, November 10

Orland Park Civic Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
14750 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
Business contact: Reginald Whitley (708) 596-2345

Effingham National Guard Armory, 9 a.m.-Noon
1206 W. Temple Ave., Effingham
Business contact: John Otey (618) 242-6121 ext. 130