The Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting our 11th Annual Business Expo and Career Fair at the Sikeston Senior High School Field House on Thursday, Feb. 16. The Fair will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.
Individuals looking to advance their careers and learn more about area companies are invited to attend. There will also be educational institutions present to talk to area high school students and adults interested in furthering their education. Admission is free and the Sikeston High School Student Chamber of Commerce will be manning a concession stand during lunch.
The following exhibitors are scheduled to attend: Rend Lake College, Workstep and SET, Sikeston Area Higher Education Center, KBXB and KRHW Radio, River Radio, Manpower, Kenny Rogers Children's Center, Foot and Ankle Center, First Security State Bank, Food Giant, Air Evac, YMCA, SEMO Health Care, Resource Center of New Madrid, Montgomery Bank, DAEOC, US Bank, Carnell Collision, Mission Missouri, The UPS Store, Pepsi, Missouri Delta Medical Center, Truman University, Duckett Truck Center, Associated Electric Co. Inc. and Western Southern.
Some of these exhibitors will be talking about employment opportunities and some will be promoting their services, either way it is interesting to see what is available and the give always are fun. Door prizes are given out throughout the morning.
If you are interested in exhibiting there is still time. Please contact Kathy or Lisa at the Chamber office by calling 573-471-2498.
Applications for the Chamber's Annual Awards are in the February Newsletter. The SACC Annual Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, April 6. There will be 10 awards given out throughout the evening including Citizen of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Educator of the Year and many more. You may pick up additional applications at the Chamber office. Nominations are due March 3.
If you would like more information about the Career Fair or the Awards Banquet or any Chamber event contact us at 573-471-2498 or go to our Website at www.sikeston.net.