Orange County

Orange County career fair, walk supports students, raises over 67K

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Many students will have the chance to pursue their careers with some help from United Negro College Fund.


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The UNCF Career Fair and Walk for Education took place Saturday morning at Blue Jacket Park.

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Channel 9 anchor Daralene Jones cohosted the event with on-air personality JoJo from Star 94.5.

Guests walked around the park in support of the cause.

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Attendees learned about career and scholarship opportunities, played games and won prizes.

The group raised over $67,000 to help send local students to college and help them while they pursue their goals.

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