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March 3, 2014

Job recruitment fair tomorrow

NORTH ANDOVER — ValleyWorks Career Center has postponed its March Madness Job Fair scheduled for March 4 at Osgood Landing in North Andover.

Instead, a multi-employer job recruitment fair will be held on March 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 439 South Union St., Bldg. 2, Suite 106, Lawrence. For more information about other job recruiting events and job-seeker services, ValleyWorks encourages job seekers to visit online at www.valleyworks.cc.

Visitors will meet with recruiters for the following positions: Chemical Compounder, CNC Machinist, Credit Union Openings, Customer Account Advisor, Customer Account Manager, Delivery Driver, Direct Care, Driver, Financial Advisor, Financial Representative, Insides Sales Representative, Lawrence Production Workers, Lead Delivery Driver, Machine Operator, Manager Trainee, Market Research Specialists, Package Handler, Packaging Operator, Precision Grinder, Sales Representative, Security Surveillance and Telephone Agent, and Student Loan Collections.

Event organizers say first impressions matter, and suggest attendees practice their 30 second introduction, dress neatly and have a clean appearance. Please bring multiple copies of your resume and come prepared to complete job applications. Membership or pre-registration is not required. Career Center members are asked to bring their membership information for quicker entrance. More information is available online at www.valleyworks.cc.

Author and activist to speak

LAWRENCE — A White Fund lecture featuring award-winning author and cultural activist Raquel Cepeda will be held on March 6 from 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Lawrence High School, 70-72 North Parish Road.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

During the event, titled “Debunking and Redefining the ‘American Dream’ in Bird of Paradise: How I Became Latina,” Cepeda will discuss her coming of age in New York City and Santo Domingo as well as the process of uncovering and exploring her ancestry and what it means to be Latino today.

Cepeda, an award winning journalist, cultural activist, and documentary filmmaker, directed and produced “Bling: A Planet Rock,” a critically acclaimed documentary about American hip-hop culture’s obsession with diamonds and is currently in production on “Deconstructing Latina,” a documentary about a group of troubled teenage girls in a suicide prevention program who are transformed through an exploration of their roots using ancestral DNA testing.

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