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State of South Carolina

Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services


Nikki R. Haley
Governor


Kela . !homas
Director
2221 DEVINE STREET, SUITE 600
POST OFFICE BOX 50666
COU!BI", SOUT# C"ROIN" 2$250
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT September 11,
2014
PPP SPONSORING UPSTATE JOB FAIR TO HELP PEOPLE ITH
CRIMINAL RECOR!S FIN! JOBS
Sp"rt"#b$r% & M're t("# 20 )'*") emp)'+er, ("-e ,.%#e/ '# t' " Sept0 21 J'b
F".r t' ",,.,t pe'p)e 2.t( *r.m.#") re*'r/, .# 3.#/.#% emp)'+me#t0 T(e J'b F".r .,
,p'#,'re/ b+ t(e SC !ep"rtme#t '3 Pr'b"t.'#, P"r')e "#/ P"r/'# Ser-.*e,0
The Job Fair will be held Monday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Spartanburg
eentry !enter, 10" #road$a%t &ri'e, Spartanburg. (t the $enter, $lient% re$ei'e
employment and life %)ill% training and information on a$$e%% to go'ernmental and non*
profit %er'i$e%.
+mployer% who will be there in$lude !ra$)er #arrel, ,affle -ou%e, .owe/%, ,endy/%,
and SM0 %taffing. 1SM0 hire% for (ma2on and other%.3 ( total of 23 employer% in
$on%tru$tion, land%$aping, manufa$turing and food %er'i$e% will be repre%ented. They
will be re$ei'ing re%ume% and tal)ing about 4ob opportunitie% at their pla$e% of
bu%ine%%.
5robationer%, parolee% and e6*offender% or any indi'idual with $riminal $hallenge% in
their ba$)ground are en$ouraged to attend. ( 4ob fair at the !olumbia eentry !enter
held %e'eral month% ago attra$ted more than "00 people.
7The %logan for the Spartanburg Job Fair i%, 8!ome prepared to be inter'iewed,/9 %aid
Thoma% S$ott, dire$tor of reentry program%. 7The 4ob mar)et i% impro'ing and al%o
impro'ing the $han$e% that %omeone with a $riminal re$ord $an find a 4ob.
7Someone on probation or parole who ha% a 4ob i% %upporting them%el'e% and their
familie%, paying ta6e% and better able to %tay out of trouble.9 S$ott added.
15lea%e run thi% a% a 5ubli$ Ser'i$e (nnoun$ement. :f you would li)e to inter'iew
%omeone about thi%, plea%e $onta$t 5ete ;/#oyle, 5ubli$ :nformation &ire$tor, 1"033
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The S!&555S %uper'i%e% more than 32,000 offender% on probation, parole and other
form% of $riminal %uper'i%ion in South !arolina.
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