Business After Hours draws 150 at HFM
Local companies and schools talk business at Chamber of Commerce
25, 2012 - HFM BOCES’ culinary program was one of the shining
stars at a Business After-Hours on Thursday, Oct. 18. HFM hosted
the event sponsored by the Education Committee of the
Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce.
More than 150 community members met over hors d'oeuvres in the
BOCES conference center to learn more about how local business
and education can work together to improve economic growth for
Students in the culinary arts program from HFM BOCES Career and
Technical Education division provided a spread of tasty finger
foods for participants visiting the many displays in the room.
Twelve companies set up table displays to share information
about their business as well as job descriptions and
qualifications to fill available openings.
Educators learned first hand about area employers’ staffing
requirements, and what local graduates need to find work in the
Fulton-Montgomery Community College offered tours of their Clean
Room, part of the college's Center for Engineering and
Technology and an extraordinary close-to-home opportunity for
local students seeking careers in the nanosciences.
Twelve companies displayed information at the event:
• Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp.
• Benjamin Moore & Co., Inc.
• HFM BOCES
• Lexington Center
• Liberty Enterprises
• Nathan Littauer Hospital &
• St. Mary’s Healthcare
• The Leader-Herald
• U.S. Army
• Yusen Logistics
Benjamin Moore & Co., Inc. underwrote the event.