Kent Chamber to host career fair at Meridian Middle School
October 7, 2011 · Updated 4:48 PM
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:
Kent Youth & Family Services
McMonigal Veterinary Hospital
Meridian Dental Clinic
Pediatric Interim Care Pediatric Interim Care Center,
The New Born Nursery
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
50 plus scoop
Rock View Church
Kent School District
Mayor Suzette Cooke