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Gloucester NAACP holds college, career fair at Moody’s Event Center


The Gloucester chapter of the NAACP welcomed students and their parents to Moody’s Event Center at White Marsh last Thursday for the organization’s first college and career fair. Representatives from Virginia colleges and universities, skilled trades, health care, and the military were in attendance.

Virginia Tech, Longwood, Hampton, Old Dominion University, Christopher Newport, Virginia State, Rappahannock Community College, RCC Workforce Development, Riverside College of Health Careers, James Madison, Virginia Commonwealth, ECPI, Strayer University, Shipyard Apprentice School, Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitative Center, the Marine Corps, Army and Air Force, were all represented at the event.

The Education Committee of the Gloucester NAACP described the mission of the event as “to let the kids know we are here for them, support them, and want to help them further their educations and careers … everybody was willing to come together and work.” ...

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