LANSING – State Representatives Dian Slavens (D-Canton) and Marc Corriveau (D-Northville) will hold a special town hall meeting on Thursday, July 23 in Canton, to share information about job opportunities in new and emerging industries like renewable energy. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. at the Canton Library, 1200 S. Canton Center Road.
"Renewable energy and other green technologies are creating jobs for our hard-working men and women right here in Wayne County," Slavens said. "This informational meeting will help provide residents with the resources they need to find good-paying, green-collar jobs."
Slavens and Corriveau will be joined by Liesl Clark, deputy director of the Michigan Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth (DELEG). For information on green jobs available in Michigan, please visit DELEG's Web site at www.michigan.gov/dleg.
"Our workers are the best in the world and their knowledge and skills will help make Michigan the nation's center for green technology," Corriveau said. "I encourage everyone to join us for this excellent opportunity to learn about resources that are available to help them land a job in this emerging industry."