Express Takes Part in June 16 School's Out 4 Summer Youth Jam 2007
For immediate release
June 12, 2007
WETHERSFIELD, June 12 – The upcoming school vacation season in Connecticut’s
“Capital City” will be acknowledged during Saturday’s School’s Out 4 Summer
Youth Jam 2007 festival taking place in Bushnell Park, and the
Connecticut Department of Labor’s Career Express will be right there
doing its part.
to State Labor Commissioner Patricia H. Mayfield, the agency’s mobile career
center will be located near the Bushnell Park Pavilion throughout the June 16
event – which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. – with Labor Department employees on
board to offer job search assistance, career counseling and information about
potential summer jobs.
teens and adults living in the Hartford-area community, the free festival will
feature food booths, plenty of entertainment and performances by area student
performing will include students from the Classical Magnet School, the Fox
Middle Drum Line, Jason and Company, and the Hartford Metro Youth Choir.
Featured professional entertainers include Reggae artist Don Minett, Gospel
artist “OMAR,” 2 Hot 2 Handle, the ICR XPERINCE and the
Eastern University Gospel Choir.
will be a lot going on in Bushnell Park this Saturday and we hope that visitors
to the School’s Out 4 Summer Youth Jam 2007 festival will make
sure to visit our Career Express and check out the workforce services we
can provide,” Mayfield explains. “The Career Express is on the road
nearly every day, assisting job seekers, students and companies with their
career and employment needs.”
Express team can be found at job fairs, career development events, schools,
community organizations and business across the state. Those interested in
having the Career Express visit their company, community organization or
school can contact Career Express Coordinator Sandy Mello at 860-263-6024
firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on the
Career Express can also be found on the agency’s Web site at
Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535