MADISON — A Madison area job fair is set for 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at Somerset Abbey, 98 Main St. The event will be hosted by The Skowhegan CareerCenter, Backyard Farms, KVCAP, Somerset Abbey and the Madison Business Alliance.

Local businesses will be on hand, including Addison Point Agency, Assistance Plus, Backyard Farms, Care and Comfort, Collaborative Waterville!, Fine Line Paving, Genesis HCC, Cedar Ridge, Hannaford Supermarkets, Hearth & Home Realty, Kennebec Behavioral Health, Kennebec Valley Community College, Maine Behavioral Health Organization, Maine-ly Elder Care, Riverview Psychiatric Center, Securitas Inc., Spurwink, US Border Patrol and USDA Natural Resources Service Center.

In the event of inclement weather, the event will take place March 2 at the same time and location.

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

For more information, call 474-4950 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) or visit

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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