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Lee County prison employers hoping to hire 200 during job fairs
BEATTYVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) – Employers with the Lee County Adjustment Center in Beattyville need to hire 200 people. There was a job fair at Happy Top Park in Beattyville Wednesday. “I was just driving by one day and saw the signs. They’re posted everywhere …

Wicked Cool Toys Debuts Inaugural Pokémon Line At Global Toy Fairs #TFNY
The First Pokémon Products from New Master Toy Licensee Includes a Line of Action Figures, Plush, Roleplay Items and More “The Wicked Cool Toys team has been huge fans of Pokémon since its introduction over 20 years ago,” said Michael Rinzler …
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Virtual job fairs aimed at deployed Guard troops
The Kansas and Missouri Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve and Workforce Development is sponsoring the 35th Infantry Division Veterans Virtual Job Fair for soldiers and their family members Jan. 23 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. throughout Kansas and Missouri …
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Photo: “Tutto.” Painting by Alighiero Boetti. Courtesy of Art Basel Miami. Miami, FL. Art is in the air in autumn! Some of the most important art fairs in the world take place in October, November, and December, where artists, dealers, curators, and …

October’s best antiques and vintage fairs around the UK
7th Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fair, Albert Halls, Dumbarton Road, Stirling, FK8 2QL. 10am–4pm. £2. 01764 654555 7th AdVintageous Vintage Fair, Leeds City Market, 28–34 George Street, Leeds, LS2 7HY. 10am–4pm. Free. 7th The Manchester Vintage …

Worms, fairs and football: Third weekend of October brings big events to High Country
A “perfect storm” of events is coming this weekend to the High Country as Appalachian State University football goes head to head with the Valle Country Fair in Valle Crucis and the Woolly Worm Festival in Banner Elk during peak leaf season this weekend.
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Concerts, fairs happening around Utah in August

Concerts, fairs happening around Utah in August
SALT LAKE CITY — Summer is in full swing throughout Utah. With the warm weather comes pleny of outdoor activities and opportunities to enjoy your community. Here are a few things to do before saying goodbye to summer and hello to school and fall.
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The Price of Free Summer Concerts
The big Mavis Staples concert in Central Park last Saturday cost about $ 75,000 to produce. The venue was packed. And admission to the show, kicking off the popular SummerStage concert series, was free. But not for Jack Riordan. A SummerStage member at the …
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Vancouver Concerts, Nightlife, Clubs, Music Events and Fun!
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Body-shop career fairs aim to fill void

Body-shop career fairs aim to fill void
On Monster, the giant national career website, more than 1,000 auto dealers, independent body shops, hot-rod shops and other businesses are running help wanted ads for body-shop technicians. There’s a nationwide shortage of skilled body repair technicians …
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Fare Fairs
Food festivals date back thousands of years to when villagers would celebrate harvests, mark the autumnal equinox and pay homage to deities like Gaia (the Greek goddess of Earth), Bacchus (the Roman god of agriculture, wine and fertility) and Demeter (the …
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Upcoming NCOA Job Fairs in Arizona
If you are on active duty, serving in the Guard or Reserve, a veteran, retiree or a military spouse, NCOA military job fairs can help you connect and build networks with both national and local employers. The NCOA May Job Fairs will be held at Luke AFB, AZ …
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Emerald Expositions Acquires Antique Jewelry Fairs

Emerald Expositions Acquires Antique Jewelry Fairs
Tradeshow company, Emerald Expositions, Inc., is set to expand its jewelry and watch portfolio through the acquisition of George Little Management LLC for $ 335 million, according to a joint statement from the two companies. GLM, based in White Plains, NY …
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Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Satellite Fairs Guide
Art Basel is almost upon us. However, if you think the art hubbub stays contained to the Miami Beach Convention Center, you couldn’t be more wrong. In addition to the prestigious Swiss import, Miami and Miami Beach will host over 20 satellite fairs …
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Science Fairs 2.0
The science fair is a nearly century-old right of passage for students. What role does the traditional science fair play in the digital age? How can these competitions be reworked to include broader participation and encourage students, and teachers, to …
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46 State Fairs and What Makes Them Special

46 State Fairs and What Makes Them Special
One of the most quintessentially American traditions of all is the State Fair. New Englander Elkanah Watson is credited with creating the first agricultural fair in the U.S.: the Pittsfield, Massachusetts Cattle Show in 1811, which exhibited animals and …

Oregon County Fairs Evolve Traditions To Attract Attendees
Janeen Kressly nervously climbed up to a platform atop a monster truck, 20 feet above the ground. The truck, a main attraction at the Malheur County Fair, was painted as an American flag. The engine roared to life. Kressly tightened her seat belt and …
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Grants could mean big improvements for Michigan county fairs
Julia Arian had to look hard to find great food the last time she visited a county fair. There was only one dingy shelter that had a line that stretched out of the door serving food, said Arian, a longtime fair enthusiast from Lansing, Michigan.
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Granddaddy of Craft Fairs — The Harvest Festival this coming Friday through Sunday!

trendGranddaddy of Craft Fairs — The Harvest Festival this coming Friday through Sunday!
A filled to the brim showcase of 24,000 handmade creations, the 27 th Annual Ventura Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft show gets underway Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. Seaside Park at the beach becomes a hub of activities …

Season Winding Down For Craft Shows
Sandwich Artisans continues with its 2016 Fine Art & Crafts show schedule. These juried shows are held on the lawn of the Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main Street, from 10 AM to 4 PM. The next show is Saturday, September 24 and the last show is Saturday …

Photos: Heritage Month Seniors Art & Craft Show
The Department of Community and Cultural affairs hosted a free two-day Annual Heritage Month Seniors Arts and Crafts Show at Peace Lutheran Church on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6, 2016. A spokesperson said, “The show is a fitting start to Heritage …
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trendMajor Springfield employers host job fairs to fill openings
Two Clark County companies will host job fairs this weekend to fill positions in the manufacturing and insurance industries. Assurant — one of Springfield’s largest employers — will host a job fair from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday and from 5 to 8 p.m …
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Despite wind, many enjoy art fair
Art fairs like this are good for Kenosha artists looking to sell their work, at least, they are for him, Miller said. “Today has been good,” he said. Sales had certainly been above average, he said. The annual art fair, which sees thousands of visitors …
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Poultry Shows Resume At Iowa County Fairs
Primghar, Iowa — Poultry shows have returned to the county fairs in Iowa. Sarah Fiddelke, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach O’Brien County Youth Coordinator says that a moratorium was placed on poultry shows at county fairs in Iowa in 2015.
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All Is Fairs

trendAll Is Fairs
Another dealer put it more simply: “Art fairs are about recruiting collectors.” The distinguished Swiss gallerist Ernst Beyeler, impressed by what he saw in Cologne, helped found Art Basel in 1970. It remains the most esteemed of all fairs, with the …
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Poultry returning to state fairs, Farm Show, after ban
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A year-long poultry ban at state fairs in Pennsylvania is about to be ended. The state Department of Agriculture said Thursday the poultry suspension will be lifted on Wednesday for the state’s 109 county fairs and the annual …
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Buckner wins Southeast Arkansas Regional and Southwestern Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fairs Soybean Science Challenge Award
Evan Buckner, 16, a junior at Pine Bluff High School, won the Southeast Arkansas Regional Challenge and the Southwestern Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair held at the University of Central Arkansas April 1 and 2. Buckner was also the first …
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trendHere’s a list of upcoming job fairs in Acadiana
Layoffs, decreased retail sales and the continued drop in oil prices are clear indications that Acadiana has entered into an economic slump. It is a state many economists forecast with the coming new year, which is why organizations are promoting a …
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Ohio Fairs‘ Queen shares 2015 experiences at OFMA Convention
As temperatures plunged in early January, the Ohio Fair Managers Association was preparing for the warmer months ahead with their convention addressing all things fair in Columbus. Few people had a broader perspective of 2015 fairs than Sarah Everhart, …
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18th-Century Souvenirs From Epic Festivals Held on the Frozen River Thames
In five of these instances, the river’s ice was thick enough to support structures, and citizens of London took advantage of the circumstances to throw dayslong “frost fairs.” As part of the festivities, printers set up shop on the ice and sold …
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