Job-seekers invited to May 1 career fair

Anyone looking for a job or new career path is invited to attend the Greater Lafayette Career Fair on Wednesday, May 1.

The fair will be held at the National Guard Armory, 5280 Haggerty Lane, Lafayette, with free shuttle service available from and returning to Walmart on State Road 26 East. The fair is open exclusively for military veterans and their families from 10 a.m. to noon, and to the public from noon to 3 p.m.

About 70 companies are expected to participate in the career fair.

“Employers will be looking for candidates for a wide variety of positions, and they will be recruiting, screening and hiring qualified applicants,” said Lauren Davis, economic development program manager at Greater Lafayette Commerce, which is sponsoring the fair along with WorkOne West Central and the ESGR, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

To facilitate interviews, applicants are asked to sign up in advance at