Apr 30, 2009
Not only are they working to make this a gree event, but also: Free Admission, Free parking, Free childcare, and a Free eco-shuttle provided from Gateway Transit Center. Very Nice.
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From Press Release:
BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION TRADES CAREER FAIR MAY 16
17th Annual Women in Trades Career Fair Goes Green!
WHAT: Come discover high-paying careers in construction-related trades during the 17TH Annual Women in Trades Career Fair. Participate in hands-on activities such as operating heavy equipment, framing a house, climbing utility poles, wiring light switches, soldering copper pipes, welding, exploring solar power, learning about eco-roofs and many other trades related learning activities. Everyone is invited. Attendance is Free. No advance registration is required.
WHO: Meet successful tradeswomen role models, including electricians, carpenters, heavy equipment operators, line workers, plumbers, and more. Learn about apprenticeship programs and community college programs training opportunities.
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2009
WHERE: NECA/IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way, Portland, OR
Free eco-shuttle provided from Gateway Transit Center.
WHY: According to a December 2008 Report by the Oregon Employment Department, approximately 92,000 vacancies from growth and retirements will occur in Oregon in the building, construction, maintenance, and repair trades between now and the year 2016.
MORE INFO: Visit www.tradeswomen.net