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October 16, 2012
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'I have hope': Job fair draws 300-plus people

Hope was on display at a recent job fair that drew approximately 312 community members searching for work amid double-digit unemployment.

"A lot of people said, 'I have hope. There are opportunities here,'" recalled Denise Castle of Douglas County Employment Training/Job Development. "The businesses said, 'You do have a skilled and talented workforce.'"

The Oct. 10 event at Carson Valley Inn was organized by the county, Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce, Business Council of Douglas County and the Minden-Tahoe Airport.

Participating companies included American AVK, American Family Insurance, Burger King, Carson City Human Resources, Kirkwood, Carson Valley Inn, Carson Valley …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 17, 2012 03:54PM Published Oct 16, 2012 06:36PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.