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LeRoy Plans Job Fair After Major Employer Shuts Down

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The plant was formerly known as the DuPont Pioneer LeRoy Production Plant.

Less than a week after the sudden closure of a major employer, LeRoy is hosting a job fair for displaced workers and other jobseekers.

The job fair is set for 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, July 23, in the Fellowship Hall of LeRoy's First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Chestnut St.

Participants at the job fair include:

  • PrideStaff
  • Career Link
  • National Farm Worker Jobs Program
  • Illinois Department of Employment Security
  • PeopleLink Staffing
  • Evergreen FS
  • Edward Jones
  • Roanoke Concrete Products
  • Automated Agri Systems
  • G4S Secure Solutions
  • Alexander Truss
  • Bayer
  • Maxwell Counters
  • American Buildings Company
  • Ridgeview schools
  • Aerotech Staffing Company
  • Heartland Bank
  • Rhino Ag
  • Regional Office of Education

The fair is open to any jobseekers, not just those who lost their positions when the Corteva Agriscience plant closed July 17.
The fair is being organized by LeRoy Mayor Steve Dean.

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Ryan Denham is the digital content director for WGLT.