The ARC EMpower Job Fair was held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Louisville Community Safe Room. This event was a collaborative effort with Winston Partnership, the Governor’s Job Fair Network of Mississippi, MDES, WIN Job Center, the Enterprise of Mississippi, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and Kemper County Economic Development Authority. Numerous companies throughout the state were in attendance advertising open positions and offering on-hand applications. Many local companies such as Taylor Machine Works and Winston Plywood & Veneer were in search of qualified candidates ranging from high school vocational students to trained professionals. There were over 300 job seekers and 30 companies were in attendance.