FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media contact: Ruth Ruiz, (714) 765-5060 office, (714) 420-7797 cell
ARTIC RELATED LOCAL HIRE OUTREACH SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 17
Residents looking for construction employment opportunities are encouraged to attend
ANAHEIM, CA – (June 14, 2013) On Monday, June 17, from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. at the Downtown Anaheim Community Center, the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) contractor, Clark Construction, will host a local hire outreach for residents interested in construction employment opportunities.
Local residents interested in construction careers are invited to meet with hiring subcontractors constructing the ARTIC project. Representatives from various trade unions and support services including Anaheim Jobs and the Orange County Workforce Investment Board will be also be present. Come meet the team and learn about the project, schedule and local hiring and small business goals.
The ARTIC Project is a world-class, development opportunity emerging in Southern California. ARTIC will combine a transportation gateway and mixed-use activity center on a 16-acre site owned by the City of Anaheim.
ARTIC will serve as a hub for Orange County and the region, a landmark where freeways, major arterials, bus routes and Orange County’s backbone rail system converge. The network of transit choices will continue to grow in the coming years as the number of Metrolink and Amtrak trains serving Anaheim and local and express bus routes increase. On opening day, ARTIC services will include: Metrolink, Amtrak, OCTA bus, Anaheim Resort Transportation, shuttles, taxis, and tour and charter buses. ARTIC will also accommodate future plans for the Anaheim Rapid Connection (ARC) and high-speed trains.
The Downtown Anaheim Community Center is located at 250 East Center Street in Anaheim. For general information please call Theodora Oyie at (714) 434-5750.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 343,000 residents and more than 2,950 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.5 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team, and the Professional Arena Soccer League Anaheim Bolts. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.