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JBC ‘Careers in Business Day’ event features several local speakers

November 14, 2013
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

JAMESTOWN-Jamestown Business College (JBC) was the recent host and facilitator of a "Careers in Business Day" event for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus County high school students.

The event featured presentations from area business professionals that highlighted their respective industries. The presentations offered background information and answered questions that students had pertaining to possible futures in each career field. Overall, the event was designed to give students a perspective into a variety of possible careers and inspire them to continue their education.

Speakers included representatives from the Cattaraugus County DPW, Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce, Shults Auto Group, The Jamestown Jammers, The Lucy Desi Center, Elegant Edibles, Quick Solutions, Manpower, Kelly Dawson, CPA, local designer Gary Peters, and a student panel from JBC.

JBC Director of Marketing and Communications, Jessica Golley, said that she was pleased with the event and continues to be impressed with the support of the community. "We get a great response from our area high schools and local professionals," she said. "Many of our speakers help us year after year and even help us recruit other speakers that would be a good fitwe really appreciate that support."

Nearly 300 students visited the college for the annual event.

Jamestown Business College offers business-focused Associate and Bachelor degrees and certificate programs that include targeted professional development activities. For more information on registering for these programs, call 664-5100 or visit us online at



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