Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center, Coming Together Stark County and the Greater Stark County Urban League will sponsor the Career Advising Expo on Sat., Oct. 11, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Southeast Community Center ("Peel" Coleman Center), 1400 Sherrick Rd. S.E. in Canton.
The event is free and open to the public, and no reservations are required. Light refreshments will be served.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a division of the U.S. Department of Labor, seven of the 10 fastest-growing U.S. jobs through 2014 will be in health care. Of the top 30 fastest growing jobs, 17 are health care related.
Health care careers include a wide range of choices to suit all ages, interests, lifestyles and education levels. Expo visitors will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with representatives from many health care fields.
To learn more, please call 330-489-1026.
Mercy Medical Center, a nonprofit corporation of The Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 550 physicians on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton and Plain Township. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community, including the provision of care to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, see www.cantonmercy.com.