Career showcase to feature ABC 7 reporter

Published: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 5:53 p.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013 5:57 p.m. CDT

CRYSTAL LAKE – Investigate a wide range of career options at the MCC Career Exploration Showcase from 9 a.m. to noon April 13 at McHenry County College.

The event is free and open to all ages.

Find out more about a career to pursue, or learn about new career choices that might be the perfect fit for you.

There will be a special keynote presentation from ABC 7-Chicago feature and entertainment reporter Janet Davies.

An executive producer and on-air TV host, Davies will talk about finding and pursuing your passion as it relates to career success. This session will be held in the Luecht Conference Center from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Demonstrations by local businesses and MCC educational programs will highlight a variety of industries, including robotics, manufacturing and engineering, transportation, warehousing and logistics, culinary management and hospitality, health professions, business and marketing, horticulture, sustainability, automotive, graphic arts and video gaming, and public services.

Food will be provided, along with activities for children.

The career exploration showcase is hosted by McHenry County College, in partnership with all McHenry County School Districts, the McHenry County Economic Development Corporation and the Workforce Investment Board.

Sponsors for the event include the Northwest Herald and Star 105.5. McHenry County College is located at 8900 U.S. Highway 14 in Crystal Lake.

For event details and a list of participating organizations, visit www.mchenry.edu/explore.

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