Grandview campus to host fall job fair

GRANDVIEW - Yakima Valley Community College will host a job fair Wednesday, Nov. 10, for students interested in applying for work in Grandview.

The event will be held in the campus student lounge from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Students should bring resumes and all the information they may need to fill out an employment application.

Local Wal-Mart and Safeway stores will have representatives on site to answer questions and help students seeking employment find opportunities for work within their community.

Wal-Mart is looking to hire as many as 200 new employees by early next year, according to Grandview YVCC Campus Dean Claude Dotson.

"This is a great opportunity for our students," he said.

For more information about this event, contact the YVCC Grandview campus at 882-7000.

Sunnyside library plans Halloween storytime, party

Plan your pumpkin carving now, urges Sunnyside Public Librarian Kay Saunders. "But save the actual carving to coincide with the Sunnyside Library's Halloween jack-o'lantern carving contest," she said.

The contest, which will offer prizes for the best carvings, will be held Friday, Oct. 29, at the library, 621 Grant Ave., from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

In addition to pumpkin carving, a special story time will be held and a magician is scheduled make an appearance, Saunders said.


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