PAXINOS - Employers and educational institutions will take part in the area's premier job fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday at Masser's Banquet Hall, Routes 61 and 487.

The job fair is sponsored by McCann School of Business and Technology, in partnership with Pennsylvania CareerLink Northumberland/Snyder/Union Counties, the Brush Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce and Central Susquehanna Opportunities (CSO) Inc.

Admission is free. Participants are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes as they'll have a chance to meet with area employers, discuss job opportunities and obtain training information.

Vendors include McCann School of Business and Technology, State Civil Service Commission, National Ticket Co., Visiting Angels, Manor Care, Keystone Human Services, Aerotek, Nesco Resource, One Source, H.H. Knoebel & Sons Inc., Mountain View: A Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, CSO, Geisinger Health System, Strong Industries, Triangle Tech, APEX Insurance Group, PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency), Experience Works, Clear Channel Media, Dempsey Uniform, Stanley Woodworking Inc., U.S. Army, Central Susquehanna LPN Center, Professional Drivers Academy, Pennsylvania CareerLink Northumberland/Snyder/Union Counties and the chamber.

The local CareerLinks will also sponsor a job fair from noon to 3 p.m. Monday, April 21, at Shikellamy High School, 600 Walnut St., Sunbury.

The role of each PA CareerLink in the Central Region Workforce Investment Area is to encourage community and economic development, and facilitate a dynamic workforce and business environment, which will enhance success and excellence in an ever-changing and highly competitive economy. These initiatives are overseen by the Central Pennsylvania Workforce Investment Board. Job-seekers or employers can access all CareerLink services at no cost by visiting their nearest PA CareerLink location.