A New Career Awaits in 2013— Find it During the Community-wide Job Fair Jan. 24

Published on: December 19, 2012

A new year…a new you…and a new career! Find your fresh start during a community wide job fair on Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 2-7 p.m., at Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe.

Featuring several local businesses, this huge job fair will showcase employment opportunities in various fields like welding, machining, sales, healthcare, engineering, accounting, and more.

This event is being sponsored by the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council; The Lone Star Convention and Expo Center; the Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce; and Lone Star College-Conroe Center. Additional media sponsors include HCN, The Courier; JobSparx; Outlets of Conroe; and ReviewIt Magazine.

Employers scheduled to participate include Express Employment Professionals; Juice Plus; Mary Kay Independent Consultant; Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital; National Oilwell Varco (NOV); Pentair, Porous Media; Protect Controls, Inc.; Resource MFG; and University of Phoenix. The event also includes various educational opportunities and community resources.

Plus, there will be a drawing at the event for three scholarships totaling more than $2,500 from Lone Star College.

This event is being sponsored by the Greater Conroe Economic Development Council; The Lone Star Convention and Expo Center; the Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce; and Lone Star College-Conroe Center. Additional media sponsors include HCN, The Courier and JobSparx.

For businesses interested in hosting a booth, reservations are currently being accepted through the Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce. Booth reservations range from $200-$275, with a price increase set for Friday, January 13, 2013. 

The Lone Star Convention and Expo Center is located at 9055 Airport Road in Conroe.

For more details on the job fair or to reserve a booth for your business, contact Angela Storseth, director of program development at angelas@conroe.org or (936) 538-7111.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.

With 78,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and the fastest-growing community college system in the nation. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu