The Long Beach Adult Learning Center, in collaboration with the City of Long Beach, will host its first annual Literacy Zone Career and Resource Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This event, funded through the New York State Education Department Literacy Zones, will be held at 500 Centre Street in Long Beach and will feature various representatives from the retail, health and security industries, as well as others.

All prospective employees, including first-time job seekers, are welcome to attend. The fair will offer opportunities for participants to speak with presenters from businesses including Allied Universal Security, Island Harvest, Long Island Marriott, Long Island Railroad, FSC Security, New York Community Bank, Town of Hempstead DOOR, United Parcel Service, US Postal Service, Utopia Home Care, the School for Language and Communication Development and various nursing homes and health care facilities.

For more information, contact Lisa Wright at 516-544-2949 or lwright@lbeach.org. Special thanks goes out to all sponsors who helped to make this initiative possible.