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Kent Chamber to host career fair at Meridian Middle School

Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke will be one of several speakers at a Kent Chamber of Commerce career fair Oct. 18 at Meridian Middle School. - CHARLES CORTES, Kent Reporter file photo
Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke will be one of several speakers at a Kent Chamber of Commerce career fair Oct. 18 at Meridian Middle School.
— image credit: CHARLES CORTES, Kent Reporter file photo

The Kent Chamber of Commerce will host its first Career Fair from 9 to 11:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 at Meridian Middle School, 23400 120th Ave. S.E., in Kent.

The event is sponsored by the Boeing Company.

The morning will kick off with an assembly at Meridian Middle School at 9 a.m. There will be 650 students in the assembly who will hear from Boeing executives, chamber executive director Andrea Keikkala and Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke about the importance of education and career development.

They will then break out into three, 30-minute presentations given by 26 career fields. The students are in the process of choosing their careers from the list of businesses that are participating.

The participating business and city officials include:

Cascade Gasket

Fasttrax Media

Kent Youth & Family Services

McMonigal Veterinary Hospital

Meridian Dental Clinic

Pediatric Interim Care Pediatric Interim Care Center,

The New Born Nursery

Spine Rehab

City of Kent, Fire Department

City of Kent, Police Department

Act 3 Catering

Golden Steer Steak & Rib House

John L. Scott, associate broker

BB Accounting and Tax Services

ShoWare Center

Edward Jones

Murrays Collision

50 plus scoop

Rock View Church

KentTV21

Costco

Kent School District

Boeing

Mayor Suzette Cooke

Tacoma Rainiers

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