DECATUR, Ill. – To help connect local job seekers to new career opportunities, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is partnering with Workforce Investment Solutions to offer a free community job fair on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 520 E North St. in Decatur.

“As I continue my efforts to build a stronger Illinois that puts middle-class families first, it’s important to me that I help local job seekers by hosting events like this job fair that will help residents gain full-time employment.” Scherer said. “Connecting residents with good-paying jobs helps build a stronger middle-class, which in turn lifts the entire state’s economy,”

Scherer’s free community job fair will give will give job seekers the opportunity to speak one-on-one with potential employers, receive information about resources for the unemployed and underemployed, and submit their resumes in person. Attendees are encouraged to bring a government-issued ID and an updated resume

“I encourage any resident that is looking for a job to come on by and meet with the many employers in our community that will be attending,” Scherer said. “I’d like to thank Workforce Investment Solutions and all the businesses attending for their help in putting together this valuable resource fair for our community.”

For more information, please contact Scherer’s office at 217-877-9636 or

Rep. Sue SchererRep. Sue Scherer

96th District

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