Contributed by the St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce
The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce with St. Bernard Parish Government & Tri-Parish Works are pleased to announce the annual Spotlight St. Bernard: Business Expo & Job Fair on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at Val Riess Gym in Chalmette.
“We are excited at the response we have received from employers who want to participate in our business expo and job fair. This opportunity connects our community’s talented workers with great employers looking to hire. This event provides a great opportunity to connect face-to-face with employers, network, get industry exposure and it is also a wonderful event to help increase your business exposure.” said Mindy Nunez Airhart, the Chairwoman for Spotlight St. Bernard.
This year’s event will offer local businesses and job seekers the opportunity to see what St. Bernard has to offer to both companies and employees. Representatives from a wide range of industries, including shipping, food service, refineries and more will be present. Attendees will be able to network with employers, establish professional relationships and discuss career opportunities. It’s strongly recommended attendees bring their resume and business cards. There will also be a raffle for a 65” flat screen TV. The business expo and job fair is open to the entire community.
The St. Bernard Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization of businesses seeking to further their collective interests while advancing their community. The organization’s mission is driven by the programs, events, and initiatives it provides to the community. With a network of over 225 members representing over 2,000 employees, the St. Bernard Chamber is a driving force in the St. Bernard business community. Through annual programming, the Chamber provides ongoing opportunities to St. Bernard and the surrounding region to network, advocate on behalf of business, and develop professional and leadership skillsets that enhance the local business environment. The Chamber’s work is made possible through its 2022 Annual Sponsors: Chalmette Refining, The Meraux Foundation, the Port of New Orleans, the St. Bernard Economic Development Foundation, the St. Bernard Parish Government, and Valero at the Parish Pillar level; The Ranch at the Commerce Partner level; Associated Terminals, Silver Slipper Casino & Hotel, Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Co., Complete Logistical Services and Clements Insurance at the Business Advocate level; Amanda Miller Realty, Atmos Energy, Domino Sugar, Ordes Electric, Rain CII, EMR Metal Recycling, Fredrick J. Sigur Investment Co. and Tim Doody at the Chamber Supporter level.