Advisory: Rep. Johnson holding 2016 Resources Fair

Congressman bringing local, state and federal agencies together to help constituents succeed

LITHONIA, GA – On Thursday, Feb. 18, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) is holding his 2016 Resource Fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) to help connect constituents with local, state and federal agencies that will provide job-readiness training, information on the television/film industry and employment opportunities.

The event will include trainings for veterans, help for ex-offenders trying to overcome barriers to employment, resume development, pathways out of poverty, interviewing skills, job readiness workshops and small business forums.

The fair will be at GPTC from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.

“I’m committed to helping constituents who want to improve their lives and make the community a better place to live, work and play,” said Johnson. “Holding this fair is a great way to help people connect with the resources and opportunities that are available to them.”

Participating entities include: Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Georgia State University, Brenau University, STAND Inc., MatterMax Media, MARTA, Delta Global Staffing, Baxalta, Bojangles, O'Reilly Auto Parts, MCS Industry Supply Company, International Union of Operating Engineers, DeKalb County Schools, HD Supply, Army Recruiting, Navy Recruiting, Newton County Sheriff's Office, Veterans Administration, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, Urban League of Greater Atlanta, DeKalb County Housing Authority, DeKalb County Family & Children Services, Goodwill, J.F & C.S, Democratic House Caucus. 

WHO:         Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04); local, state and federal agencies;

WHAT:       2016 Resource Fair;

WHEN:      Thursday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:   Georgia Piedmont Technical College; 495 N. Indian Creek Dr, Clarkston, GA 30021.