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Businesses looking to hire sought for Career Expo

Businesses looking for potential employees can register for Columbia Basin College’s annual Career Expo.

The expo can help business representatives collect resumes and meet face to face with applicants, and also network with other local businesses, college officials say. This year’s expo is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Byron Gjerde Center on the Pasco campus.

For job seekers, the expo is an opportunity to meet with multiple employers at one spot and explore career opportunities. Last year, nearly 1,000 job seekers attended the expo.

Employers can register for the expo by contacting Daphne Lightfoot at 542-5559 or The $60 fee for participating employers includes continental breakfast and booth setup.

The college is at 2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco.

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