Farm Worker Expo Set for March 11


The second annual Farm Worker and Ag Employer Expo will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11 at the Hermiston Conference Center.

Speakers include Fernando Gutierrez, the state monitor advocate for the Oregon Employment Department; Liz Marvin, Project College Bound coordinator with the Hermiston School District, who will provide information on FASFA; Manny Medrano with Oregon Human Development Corp. and Elvira Salamanca with CAPECO, who will share opportunities available in training and education; and a Legal Aids Farm Worker attorney.

Those who would like to be a vendor at the expo can download a form at the Hermiston Chamber of Commerce website. For more information on the expo, call the chamber at 541-567-6151 or in Spanish contact Eddie De La Cruz at 541-701-4696.