The Texarkana Chamber of Commerce will host its 17th annual College & Career Fair this Wednesday, October 21, and Thursday, October 22, at Texarkana College's Truman Arnold Center. This year, 22 area high schools will be attending bringing more than 2,400 students to the event.

More than 50 recruiters from colleges, universities, local businesses, technical/vocational schools and military and governmental agencies will participate from the Four States area. This event is sponsored by Texarkana College, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, and the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope – Texarkana.

The College & Career Fair is an opportunity for area high school students to meet face to face with representatives from the academic world of community colleges and four year universities, along with technical and vocational schools. The students can also choose to talk with local businesses, government agencies, or military branches should they be leaning for a career in that direction.

For more information contact the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce at (903) 792-7191.