Updated: November 17, 2012 6:13AM
The Illinois Department of Employment Security will hold a job fair for veterans from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 8 at Chicago Gaelic Park, 6119 147th St., Oak Forest. Attendees should bring copies of their resumes and be prepared for brief interviews.
The employment department is holding a series of veteran job fairs around the state this month, coinciding with November being designated as Hire a Veteran Month.
More information about state job search assistance is available by visiting www.illinoisjoblink.com, or www.ides.illinois.gov.
Great Escape relocates to Orland
The Great Escape, an outdoor recreation and seasonal merchandise retailer, said it has closed its Tinley Park store, 7787 W. 159th St., and relocated to Orland Park, 15854 S. LaGrange Road. For more information, contact the Orland Park store at (708) 403-2160.
JH Sweis to hold fall open house
JH Sweis Catering, 14414 W. Ford Drive, New Lenox, will hold a fall open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 25 to celebrate its move to New Lenox. There will be music along with complimentary food tastings and beverages. To reserve a spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org.