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Catawba Region Career Fair

ROCK HILL -- The Catawba Region Career Fair Committee is seeking businesses anticipating hiring employees within the next six months for a career fair, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at Rock Hill's Old Town Amphitheater at the City Hall complex on Black Street.

Coordinated by the Catawba Regional Workforce Investment Board, the Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation and other sponsors, event organizers anticipate more than 1,000 job seekers attending the free event. There is no cost to attendees or exhibitors.

Exhibitors will be allowed to begin setting up displays at 8 a.m. the morning of the fair. Tents, tables and chairs will be provided, as well as coffee, juice, doughnuts and lunch.

Companies interested in participating must turn in a completed registration form by Friday, April 17. Forms and more information is available at www.catawbaonestop.com.

Workforce reduction seminar set

ROCK HILL -- The York County Regional Chamber of Commerce will host "Workforce Reduction: How do you handle it?" from 8 to 10:30 a.m. April 30 in the training room at the Piedmont Regional Association of Realtors new office at 146 E. White St.

Ben Johnson and associates of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson law firm will conduct the seminar focusing on topics such as workforce reduction and benefit laws. Legislative developments also will be shared. Written materials and a discussion of practical advice for human resources professionals and other managers will be available.

A continental breakfast will be provided. The cost is $35 for York County Regional Chamber members or $45 for nonmembers. The deadline to make a reservation is April 23. Call 803-324-7500.

Farmer's Market to reopen Saturday

YORK -- York's Farmer's Market, starting Saturday, April 25, offers a perfect opportunity to support local business and avoid some potential health risks.

Now entering its second year, the York Farmer's Market provides the community with fresh, seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, herbs, flowers, honey, bake sale items, and eggs. As well as handmade crafts, candles, soap, leather goods, pottery, according to Signa Curry who organizes the market each week for the Downtown Business Association.

Each week anywhere from seven to 20 vendors set up booths at the corner of N. Congress Street and Victory Lane, next to Shear Paw-fection, Curry said. The city-owned market can accommodate as many as 32 vendors in 10-foot by 10-foot booths.

Edward Jones supports PATH

YORK -- Both Edward Jones financial advisors offices in York will support the PATH food drive through May 31, by serving as collection points for canned food.

The offices located at 128 N.Congress St. Suite A and 1514 E. Alexander Love Hwy., Suite 114, will accept canned goods during regular business hours through the end of May.