Illinois Department of Human Services to hold two fairs in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services will hold a health and disabilities fair and a job/career fair on October 29.

Both events will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Richard Orr Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield.  These events will be open to the general public.

Over 70 vendors will showcase equipment, resources, and products available to senior citizens and/or people with disabilities at the health and disabilities fair.  The job and career fair will feature over 80 employers job placement agencies, and educational institutions.

Both events will have accessible shuttle service to and from the SMTD bus stop at 8th Street and Sangamon Avenue.  Flu shots will be available, and blood donations will be accepted.  If you have any questions about either event, contact Herb Earl at (217) 782-4830 or by email at
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