Knoxville-area businesses and organizations will participate in a career fair hosted by  Emerald Youth Foundation Thursday, February 23, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, and the public is invited.

Anyone in the community seeking employment or a career opportunity is encouraged to attend the free event  at Emerald Youth Foundation’s North Area Ministry Complex, 1718 North Central Street.

“We’re excited to provide this opportunity to high school youth and young adults in our ministry, as well as the  entire community,” said Chrystal Armstrong-Brown, Emerald Youth Foundation vice president of program  development. “Exposing job seekers in the community to so many well-respected businesses in our city allows  us to build a bridge between employers and potential employees, and we look forward to serving in this way.”

Participating companies will include:

Aveda Salon

Beaty Chevrolet


Camila Metchikoff, Real Estate Agent Complete 360 Construction

Covenant Health

East Tennessee Spine & Sport Emerald Charter Schools

Emerald Youth Foundation

Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP Food City

Fresenius Medical Care H.T. Hackney

Knoxville Bar Association Knoxville Fire Department Knoxville Police Department KUB

McLain’s Painting

osyk3 architects

ShoffnerKalthoff MES Sysco

Wide Lens Media

Some of the participating companies will offer job interviews on site. For more information, visit