Blue Ridge Community College and Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development host advanced manufacturing job fair

Press release from event organizers:

Blue Ridge Community College and Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development will host the Made in Henderson County Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair on Monday, April 30 from 12:30-6 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Conference Hall, located at 49 East Campus Drive in Flat Rock. More than 30 manufacturing companies will attend the event and are hiring for both production and non-production jobs. Interested job seekers should come with their resume and be prepared to discuss job opportunities. To learn more, visit or

“Our area is home to more than 140 manufacturers who offer well-paying jobs,” said Dr. Laura Leatherwood, president of Blue Ridge Community College. “If you would like to learn more about job opportunities in the fast-growing manufacturing industry, I encourage you to attend this event.”

“Henderson County manufacturers are experiencing growth, which translates to more open positions,” said Brittany Brady, president of Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development. “Manufacturing careers today are diverse, advanced, and high paying. The job fair will allow job seekers the opportunity to connect with an array of industry and find a rewarding career.”

Made in Henderson County is a coordinated effort established to enhance the connection between manufacturing businesses and the Henderson County Public Schools, while telling the story of manufacturing, the products that are made here, and the people who make them. The initiative is focused on raising the visibility of manufacturing as a viable career path to ensure that Henderson County students have diverse employment opportunities in the community and manufacturing businesses have access to skilled local talent. Visit for more information.

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