Worcester Sharks host 3rd annual Job Fair on March 15 at DCU Center

Worcester Sharks host 3rd annual Job Fair on March 15 at DCU Center
Over 75 Employers will join the Worcester Sharks to help Central Mass Jobseekers
WORCESTER, MA– Worcester Sharks President Michael A. Mudd along with The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development has announced today that the Workforce Central Career Center of Worcester, Milford, and Southbridge will partner with the Worcester Sharks on Friday, March 15, 2013 to host the 3rd annual Job Fair before the Sharks host the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins at the DCU Center.
Employers from across the Commonwealth will gather at Worcester’s DCU Center from 1p.m. – 5p.m. to meet with hundreds of job seekers looking for their next career opportunity. Admission to the job fair is FREE and job seekers from across the Commonwealth are welcome. The fair will feature employers from across the Commonwealth with over 2,000 job opportunities in healthcare, bioresearch, education, software engineering, manufacturing, construction, retail, and more.
“The Sharks have welcomed over 3,500 job seekers at the job fair over the last two seasons,” said Mudd. “It has been a great partnership with the Workforce Central Career Center for this event and we are expecting another large turnout on the 15th.”
As an added bonus, all job fair attendees on March 15 will be offered A BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE TICKET OFFER for the Sharks game that evening versus the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins at 7:30p.m. Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley will appear and sign autographs presented by Southbridge Savings Bank. Avery is averaging a career high 9+ points per game with the Celtics this season and will sign autographs from 6:30-8:30pm. As with every Friday night home game, enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, and sodas for just $2! The game will be televised live on Charter TV3.
In addition, the Sharks would like to remind everyone that FREE tickets for the unemployed program has been honored again for a 4th consecutive season. The program provides FREE tickets to Sharks fans and their families that have lost their jobs at all Wednesday home games at the DCU Center for the 2012-13 season in partnership with the Workforce Central Career Centers.
The FREE tickets for the unemployed will be available for up to four family members and only be offered at the DCU Center Box Office on the day of the game. All fans that wish to receive a FREE ticket(s) must present a valid proof of unemployment and a valid form of identification.
The program, in conjunction with Sharks Charities and the Workforce Central Career Centers, will offer FREE tickets for the unemployed and their families during the remaining three Wednesday home games:
·         Wednesday, March 13vs. Wilkes-Barre Scranton – 7:00p.m.
·         Wednesday, March 27 vs. Manchester – 7:00p.m.
·         Wednesday, April 17 vs. Springfield – 7:00p.m.
The Workforce Central Career Centers are among 34 one-stop career centers throughout the Commonwealth committed to providing job seekers with the quality resources, assistance, and support to get back to work. Please visit www.mass.gov/careercenters to find a Career Center near you.
For more information regarding the 3rd annual Job Fair please contact Jonathan Forsberg with the Worcester Sharks at 508-929-0500. 
Employers that plan on attending: (subject to change)
Rand Whitney
Securitas Security Services
Imperial Cars
Eliot Community Human Services, Inc.
General Dynamics Electric Boat
Grafton Job Corps
HealthAlliance Hospital
Expert Staffing, Inc.
Institute of Professional Practice
PC Connection
Tri-State Truck Center
Wyman-Gordon Company
Reliant Medical Group
Combined Insurance
The Bridge of Central MA
Gentex Optics
Northwestern Mutual Financial
New England Institute of Art
SEI/Aaron's, Inc.
Ocean State Job Lot
RCAP Solutions
IPG Photonics
United States Postal Service
The Davis Companies
SMC Limited
Bay Path College
Minute Man Arc
Advantage Staffing
Centrus Premier Home Care
Prudential Financial
Edward Jones
Valley Psyciatric Services
Health New England
Quality & Productivity Solutions
Monroe Staffing Services
Six Flags of New England
Quality Insulation & Building Products
Seven Hills Foundation
Chevin Fleet Solutions
LUK, Inc.
Comrex Corporation
Holiday Inn - Boxborough
Raytheon Network Centric Systems
Publishers Circulation Fulfillment
Worcester Public Schools
Remedy Intelligent Staffing
Goodrich Corporation
Better Business Bureau
Time Savers Services Corporation
Silverleaf Resorts
The Paper Store
MAPFRE/Commerce Insurance
Charter Communications
Westfield State University
Girl Scouts of Central and Western MA
Microtech Staffing of Worcester
Randstad USA
Maines Paper & Food Service, Inc.
Northeast Security
Day Kimball Healthcare
Consumers United
Porter and Chester

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