City of Oak Ridge Youth Advisory Board Seeking Vendors for Job Fair for Teens

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Sept. 8, 2021) – The City of Oak Ridge Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is holding a Community Jobs Fair on Friday, October 15, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Civic Center.

The event will introduce students and other members of the community to possible job opportunities, resume assistance, and to volunteer opportunities. The event will also serve as an excellent opportunity for vendors to meet potential employees.

The current list of vendors includes the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department Summer Camp, Oak Ridge Municipal Pools, Oak Ridge Walmart, Oakey’s Sports Grill, Centennial Golf Course, the Oak Ridge Boys and Girls Club and Big Ed’s Pizza. Many more vendors are expected to sign up.

It is free to participate in the fair. To register as a vendor, email your business name and names of attendees to Leah Riley at You must pre-register in order to participate and be assigned a table.

The City of Oak Ridge will be following current CDC guidelines for COVID-19. Face coverings are strongly encouraged when interacting with anyone within 6 feet.

Attendees and vendors are asked not to enter the building if they answer YES to any of the following questions:

  • Have you been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
  • Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?
  • Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?
  • Have you had a new loss of taste or smell?
  • Have you experienced vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours?

If you have any further questions, email Leah Riley at or call (865) 425-3442.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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