Your Mission for this weekend,

should you choose to accept it:

The Riparian Woman’s Club is asking all residents and businesses in the City of Emporia and Greensville County to place a sign or picture of one of these three symbols on your door or window. The symbols are a Rainbow, Butterfly, or a Candle. These symbols all represent "hope."

We are asking the public to do this in support of our frontline workers and those families who have been affected by the coronavirus. We also wish to do this in support of each other.

So many people are suffering in so many different ways during this time of uncertainty and isolation. Hopefully, seeing these symbols will bring a smile to someone’s face. If so, then we have served our purpose well.

Email photos of your Symbols of Hope so that they may be shared with out of town readers who may need a pick-me-up from home...send them to news@emporianews.com.

We're all in this together...

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Solar Job Fair Coming October 1st

Exciting new career opportunities for solar workers are opening in the Southside Virginia area!  A Job Fair featuring these  options will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Estes Community Center in Chase City, Virginia.  

A large construction company is seeking workers in the following areas:  electricians Journeymen, utility solar panel installation technicians, mechanical hardware installers, and heavy equipment operators, reach fork lifts and general labor. 

Solar Power fields are being constructed in the Chase City and Emporia areas. These jobs offer excellent benefits, rates and opportunities for growth.  

Along with company representatives, Southside Virginia Community College Workforce Development and Virginia Career Works will be at the Job Fair to discuss related education and training opportunities and to provide application assistance.  For information about the Job Fair, contact Courtney Starke at 434-949-6614.

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