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September 03. 2013 8:01PM


Job fairs kick off today in Manchester

New Hampshire Employment Security begins a series of job fairs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at St. George Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Hanover St., Manchester

The state office cited the recent closings of a dozen New Hampshire Shaw’s and Stop & Shop stores in announcing the latest round of job fairs, which continue at the following locations this week:

• Nashua ­— 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nashua Community College, 505 Amherst St.

• Exeter — 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, SAU 16 offices, Old Talbot Gym, 30 Linden St.

• Tilton — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10, Hampton Inn, 195 Laconia Road.

Companies will be pre-screening candidates on the spot, as well as taking résumés and applications.

For more information, contact Shirley Hall at 228-4083 or Shirley.A.Rodriguez-Hall@nhes.nh.gov or visit www.nh.gov/nhes.

Manufacturing to be celebrated in October

CONCORD — A week-long celebration next month will focus on the importance of manufacturing, culminating Oct. 10 with the 11th annual Governor’s Advanced Manufacturing and High Technology Summit.

“Manufacturing is our state’s number one industry, employing over 60,000 people,” said Christopher Way, interim director of the Division of Economic Development, in a news release.

New Hampshire is one of 37 states marking National Manufacturing Day on Oct. 4. Beginning Oct. 7, a week of events kicks off, including open houses and tours of local manufacturers.

High schools and community colleges will highlight the industry and focus on the career opportunities.

The theme for the 11th annual summit is Manufacturing Matters and will feature keynote speaker Harry Moser, founder of The Reshoring Initiative, an industry-led effort to return manufacturing jobs to the U.S.

The cost for the day’s program is $95.

Tickets are available online at www.biaofnh.com under the events link, or call 224-5388, extension 116.

The conference is presented by the Business and Industry Association, the New Hampshire Manufacturing Extension Partnership and the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development.

Paralegals group marks 30 years

The Paralegal Association of New Hampshire will celebrate 30 years of service to the paralegal community during its annual meeting Sept. 20 at the Bedford Village Inn in Bedford.

This year’s keynote speaker will be New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster.

The annual meeting is a full day’s event that also includes continuing legal education presentations; the election of a board of directors and officers for the upcoming membership year; recognition of the PANH Paralegal of the Year; and presentation of the NH Bar Association’s Paralegal Professionalism Award. PANH will also award its scholarship to a student enrolled in a New Hampshire paralegal program.

Program and registration information is available on the nonprofit association’s website, www.panh.org.

Energy summit coming Sept. 30

CONCORD — The second annual New Hampshire Energy Summit is scheduled for Sept. 30 at the Holiday Inn from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The event, hosted by The Dupont Group, Concord-based government and public relations firm, and members of the New Hampshire Independent Energy Council, will focus on energy policy and will feature industry and public policy leaders.

The summit will focus on several topics including: identifying market-based solutions to natural gas and electricity issues; how residential customers are gaining power in the marketplace as consumer choice rapidly expands; what the futures holds for the continued ownership of power plants by utilities; and, the maturing of the sustainable energy industry.

Register online at nhenergysummit.eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact Susan Connolly at 228-3322, extension 109, or sconnolly@dupontgroup.com.


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