BELFRY, Ky. -- More than 100 job seekers attended the Tug Valley Job and Resource Fair today cohosted by Congressmen Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) and Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) at Belfry High School. Employers and educators from more than 40 businesses and schools offered jobs, education and training during the event.
"Our congressional districts have a lot in common, so Congressman Evan Jenkins and I are proud to team up to advocate for our Appalachian region, and jobs are at the top of our lists," said Congressman Rogers. "Our best resource is our people, so we're here to help connect our incredible workforce to employers with good paying jobs and educators who can enhance their skill sets."
The job fair highlighted more than 100 vacancies at the Kentucky Department of Corrections and UPS; 60 available positions at Halliburton and more than 20 job openings at the Mountain Comprehensive Care Centers.