Linking Michiana EVENTS
Linking Michiana has community events coming up that employers and job seekers don’t want to miss out on!

6th Annual Job Fair – Howe, Indiana @ Michiana Event Center
Mar 30 @ 11:00 AM – Mar 31 @ 4:00 PM

Smaller Banner

Michiana Event Center (MEC)
7605 IN-9
Howe, IN 46746

Day: Thursday
Date: March 30, 2017
Set-up Hour: 10 am to 11
Job Fair: 11 am to 4 pm

Companies will be representing full time, part time and seasonal jobs in Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan – eager to fill variety of hourly and salaried positions from entry level to skilled and professional.

This job fair is a free community event welcoming the public to meet and speak with hiring managers face-to-face to discuss current job openings and learn more about their industry.  This is an appropriate time for introductions; discuss earning potentials, benefits, requirements and exchange contact information, such as business cards and resumes.

For a positive experience, dress suitable for a job interview, bring several resumes, and pen and paper to take notes when speaking to employers. Follow up immediately with employers, for example: send a thank you email, submit an online application, or a phone call to schedule an appointment.

Employers & Organizations to meet!

Click here! to download & print a detailed list of companies & job openings! Or view the list by clicking here!

  1. Forest River – LaGrange, IN and Colon & White Pigeon, MI
  2. JAG Mobile Solutions – Howe, IN
  3. Thor Motor Coach – Elkhart, IN
  4. Miller Poultry – Orland, IN
  5. Masterbrand Cabinets – Goshen, IN
  6. Morgan Olson – Sturgis, MI
  7. Resource MFG – Sturgis, MI
  8. Wells Fargo – LaGrange, IN
  9. Elwood Staffing – Sturgis, MI
  10. Therma Tru Doors – Howe, IN
  11. Thurston Woods – Sturgis, MI
  12. Scentsy Independent Representative – Traci Downy
  13. City of Sturgis – Sturgis, MI
  14. The ARC of LaGrange County – Howe, IN
  15. Indiana Wesleyan University
  16. Impact Institute
  17. U.S. Navy
  18. Classic Carriers – Versailles, OH
  19. Walmart – Sturgis, MI
  20. Michigan Works!
  21. Lake Park Industries – Shipshewana, IN
  22. Anthem
  23. Wolfpack Chassis – Kendallville, IN
  24. U.S. Marines
  25. Thirty One Independent Rep – Brin Miller
  26. Stratosphere Quality – Indiana & Michigan
  27. XPO Logistics – Fremont, IN
  28. VCI – Sturgis, MI
  29. Angel Corps – Northern Indiana
  30. Monogram Foods – Bristol, IN
  31. U.S. Army
  32. HMS Host – Popeye’s & Starbucks on the toll road in Howe, IN
  33. Northeastern Center – Angola, Auburn, Kendallville, and LaGrange, IN
  34. Colonial Life Insurance
  35. Manpower – Sturgis

Register for Prizes!

To add some fun to this hiring event, there will be a booth accepting registrations for prizes! ONLY job seekers can register.

  • One entry per person allowed
  • There are no fees to qualify
  • Adults can register for prizes during the entire event
  • There will be a live drawing for the prizes the morning of March 31, 2017 on Oldies 99.3
  • To pick up prizes  – we will schedule an appointment to pick up at Huckleberries located at 111 W. Spring Street, LaGrange, IN (please bring identification)
  • Prizes must be picked up within 2 weeks (Friday, April 14, 2017)
  • Winners will be posted on Linking Michiana’s Facebook page by noon on March 31, 2017
  • All prizes are “as is” – no warranties, no replacements

Prizes are:

  1. $25 Walmart Gift Card
  2. 16″ Large Pizza & pitcher of pop certificate from Chicago Joe’s Pizza located at 101 S. Detroit Street, LaGrange, IN
  3. $25 Gift Card for Romer’s Restaurant & Spirits located at 211 S. Detroit Street, LaGrange, IN
  4. $20 Gift Card for Huckleberries located at 111 W. Spring Street, LaGrange, IN
  5. $25 Meijer Gift Card – from Oldies 99.3
  6. $50 Spa Gift Certificate from Fit Zone located at 943 S. Centerville Road, Sturgis, MI
  7. Lions Jersey (value $150) – from Oldies 99.3
  8. $250 6 month gym membership from Fitzone located at 943 S. Centerville Road, Sturgis, MI
  9. 32″ Smart TV – from Linking Michiana


  • Fit Zone – Sturgis, Michigan
  • Preferred Auto – Kendallville, Indiana
  • Hawk Bail Bonds – LaGrange, Indiana
  • Elwood Staffing – Sturgis, Michigan
  • Miller Poultry – Orland, Indiana
  • Clean Tech Restorations – LaGrange, Indiana

For more information about this event, contact Maria Miller at