Goodwill and Other Community Sponsors Host Employment Expo

AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 6, 2013 — Goodwill Industries, serving Richland and Ashland counties, and other community sponsors are hosting an Employment Expo on Thursday, September 19, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for Richland, Crawford and Ashland counties at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield, Ohio.  Area employers can participate free of charge.  The deadline to register is Friday, Aug. 30, 2013.

Information for Employers
Richland, Crawford and Ashland county employers can participate in the Employment Expo for free.  For more information, contact Lori Bedson at the Richland County OneStop (419-774-5403).  To download the registration form, visit

Information for Job Seekers
Job seekers can pre-register through the following community partners:

Richland County OneStop: 419-774-5300
Crawford County Jobs Plus: 419-562-8066
Ashland County Employment & Training Connection:  419-282-5052
Goodwill Industries and PumpHouse Ministries:  419-207-3900

Employment Expo Sponsors
Richland County OneStop
Richland Community Development Group (RCDG) 
Crawford County Jobs Plus
Ashland County Employment & Training Connection
Madison Adult Career Center
Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
PumpHouse Ministries
Goodwill Industries of Akron

About Goodwill Industries of Akron
Goodwill Industries of Akron is a not-for-profit corporation that helps individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment. Operating in the five-county region of Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland, and Richland, the Akron-based agency was established in 1927. It is a private, independent organization, operating as an affiliate member of Goodwill Industries International, and a United Way agency in Summit County. Goodwill helps to directly strengthen the region’s workforce through its employment programs and indirectly through the net proceeds from its retail outlets and industrial services division. For more information about GIA, visit or call 800-989-8428.


 Contact:  Jennifer Bako
(330) 786-2519