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By Jeremy Burnham
Reporter 

First ACDC career fair blows away expectations

Inaugural showcase attended by 35 local businesses, doubling the expected number

 

Last updated 10/10/2019 at 10:06am

Journal photos by Jeremy Burnham

"Education" and "Knowledge" were common themes at the The Lind/Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Career Showcase, as evidenced by these "street signs." Almost 400 children met with 35 organizations at the first edition of the showcase in east Adams Country.

The Lind/Ritzville/Sprague/Washtucna Career Showcase made its debut last week at the Gilson Gym in Ritzville and organizers say it was more successful than they had even hoped. Almost 400 area students visited with 35 local exhibitors.

The showcase was presented by the Adams County Development Council. While the ACDC has put on two of these showcases before in Othello, this is its first time bringing the idea to eastern Adams County.

ACDC Business Development & Marketing Coordinator Janis Rountree said the goal of the showcase is to show local students that they don't have to leave the...



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