Promote Your Business and Find Future Employees–LHS Career Fair on March 20

Posted on February 13, 2020 By

Free tables are available for the Lakewood High School (LHS) Career Fair, Friday, March 20 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the John Potts Richardson Gymnasium, Lakewood High School, 855 Somerset Avenue. Promote your business, find future employees, and help students prepare for employment at the LHS Career, sponsored by the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce.

Menashe Miller, executive director of the Lakewood Chamber, said, “A Career Fair is extremely beneficial to make students aware of the opportunities, careers, and jobs that are available. It helps students think about the educational and skill requirements they need.”

Lisa Gallicchio, chairwoman of the Lakewood Chamber Educational Committee and director of community relations for Preferred Home Health Care & Nursing Services, Eatontown, said, “This is a great chance for the business community to meet future employees. Nothing could be more helpful than to speak to a person face-to-face.”

Gay Huggins-Dickey, the SLE/PALS (Structured Learning Experience/Pupil Assisted Leaning Services) coordinator at LHS who is coordinating the Career Fair with the Lakewood Chamber and the business community, said, “A career or job fair gives students access to local business opportunities and insight about careers, such as police officers, state troopers, administrative assistants, shipping and receiving clerks, any branch of the U.S. military, electricians and plumbers, or customer service representatives, among many others.

“These students are our future and we must do all we can to invest in them now so they may become the productive citizens we will need tomorrow.”

To reserve a free table, call Gay Huggins-Dickey, LHS, at 732-905-3500 Ext. 7402 by February 27. For more information call Menashe Miller, Lakewood Chamber, at 732-363-0012.

About P.A.L.S. (Pupil Assisted Learning Services): P.A.L.S. is an elective class that includes four major components – civic participation, character development, career exploration, and service-learning. Students participate in projects and activities that make a difference by helping others, thus forming a link between school and community.

About SLE (The Structured Learning Experience): SLE is a program that allows high school seniors who are in good academic standing opportunities to participate in supervised educational activities which are designed to provide exposure to the requirements and responsibilities of specific job titles or job groups, and to assist them in gaining employment skills and making career and educational decisions.