Southern Ohio Career Fair Returns to Pike Fairgrounds

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(Piketon) – Back by popular demand, the OhioMeansJobs (OMJ) Career Center at the Community Action Committee of Pike County (CAC) will be hosting its annual Career Fair event on Wednesday, September 14th from 5pm-7pm at the Multipurpose Building at the Pike County Fairgrounds (311 Mill Street, Piketon).

This event will feature a variety of area businesses that have multiple open positions available in the area. Positions range from customer service, general labor, and health care, to logistics, cleaning, and more. The businesses attending the event will be accepting applications and resumes on-site and will be discussing details to anyone interested in the jobs available.

This event offers local job seekers the opportunity to meet with employers from Pike, Ross, Scioto, Adams, and Jackson Counties to discuss available positions and work opportunities. To assist job seekers prepare for this opportunity, the OMJ Career Center of Pike County will be helping with updating resumes, interviewing practices, and tips at no-cost for these services. 

“We have been looking forward to this event since last October,” stated Erica Jones, OMJ Career Center Supervisor. “This event has proven to be an excellent opportunity for job seekers and businesses to find out more about each other, learn about the positions available, and match job seekers’ skills to employers seeking to fill open positions.” 

The Career Fair events took place last year in May and October which resulted in a total of over 160 job seekers in attendance and over 74 businesses participating. 

The Career Fair events took place last year in May and October which resulted in a total of over 160 job seekers in attendance and over 74 businesses participating. 

This event is open to the public and requires no cost to attend. Doors open to the public at 5:00 pm. For more information, please contact the OhioMeansJobs Career Center at (740) 289 – 2371 or visit workforcebusinessdevelopment.org or pikeonestop.org. Follow us on Facebook for up-to-date information. 

2023 RCPD Community Enrichment Grant Applications Now Available

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(RCPD Release) – It’s time to announce another year of the Ross County Park District Community Enrichment Grant.

Ross County Park District

The focus of this grant is to provide seed money to those interested in projects that further the recreational opportunities within their community. All non-profits, townships, villages, and municipalities with projects within Ross County are encouraged to apply.

Examples of previously funded projects include the purchase of benches for a village playground, trees for a community park, and the purchase of bases for a local baseball league. 

The online application (or pdf if you prefer) can be found by CLICKING HERE:

The paper form may also be obtained by contacting erinstanley@rosscountyohio.gov. Erin can also help with any questions throughout the process. 

Deadline is October 31st, 2022.