The Newport Economic Development Commission is hosting a job fair today, June 24, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the NEDC Building, 201 Hazel St., in Newport.

There will be at least 20 companies with more than 250 job openings set up at the job fair.

Participating businesses include:

Arkansas Center for Data Sciences/Tech Depot

Arkansas Center for Independence

Arkansas Department of Corrections

Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Arkansas Early Learning

Arkansas Steel Associates

ASU-Newport

Cricket Wireless

Gränges Americas

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

ICare Pharmacy

Jordan’s Kwik Stop

Merchants and Planters Banks/M&P Insurance and Investments

NCBA

Newport Country Club

Newport Special School District

Shearer’s Snacks

St. Michael’s Place

Unity Health | Newport

White River Planning and Development District

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