Article posted: 3/9/2013 1:27 PM

Teens, businesses connect at Arlington Hts. job fair

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Jessica Hirsh, 16, and her friend Lauren Becherer, 16, both of Prospect High School talk with Cari Henderson of Mariano's grocery in Arlington Heights about summer job prospects at a teen job fair Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Amanda Murphy, 13, of Arlington Heights, accompanied by her dad Ed Murphy, talks with Ryan Danzinger, who is on the volunteers coordinator committee for the Frontier Days summer festival, about prospects for summer jobs at a teen job fair Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.

Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

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T-ball instructor. Receptionist. Landscaper. Cashier. Bagger. Dishwasher.Arlington Heights businesses are looking to fill these jobs -- and then some -- and they got the word out to their target employment pool Saturday morning at the first Teen Job Fair. "The goal is to get it out there that we have jobs for them," said Matt Healy, athletic supervisor with the Arlington Heights Park District.
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    • Jessica Hirsh, 16, and her friend Lauren Becherer, 16, both of Prospect High School talk with Cari Henderson of Mariano’s grocery in Arlington Heights about summer job prospects at a teen job fair Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
    •  Amanda Murphy, 13, of Arlington Heights, accompanied by her dad Ed Murphy, talks with Ryan Danzinger, who is on the volunteers coordinator committee for the Frontier Days summer festival, about prospects for summer jobs at a teen job fair Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
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