Earth Fare Oldsmar job fair rescheduled in wake of Hurricane Irma

A job fair hosted by earth Fare Oldsmar scheduled for this week has been postponed until Sept. 20-22 due to Hurricane Irma.

A job fair hosted by Earth Fare Oldsmar scheduled for this week has been postponed due to Hurricane Irma.

The fair, originally scheduled for Sept. 13-15 at the Hampton Inn, has been rescheduled for Sept. 20-22 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the hotel, which is located at 4017 Tampa Road.

The new store, which is set to open this fall at the revamped Woodlands Square plaza on Tampa Road, is expected to create 150 job opportunities. The job fair will place new team members in both full and part time positions spanning all disciplines, according to company officials.

The entire state is in the middle of the recovery process in the aftermath of the Category 3 storm, which left more than 6 million Florida residents without power, including 75 percent of Pinellas County households.

Oldsmar officials hunker down at the City’s emergency operations center during Hurricane Irma. (City of Oldsmar/ Facebook)

In Oldsmar, power was slowing being restored to neighborhoods and businesses on Tuesday.

According to City officials, the Oldsmar Public Library, the Cypress Forest Rec Center and the Senior Center will be open on Wednesday, Sept. 13.

City parks will remain closed until further notice.

A blood drive will be held at Oldsmar City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. (City of Oldsmar/Facebook)

Also, there will be no trash or recycling collection on Tuesday, September 12th. Regularly scheduled services will resume for residential and commercial customers on Wednesday, September 13th. Debris management services are still being planned.

On Tuesday, Oldsmar officials announced a blood drive will be held at City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. to collect much needed blood due to emergencies caused by the hurricane.

Also on Tuesday, County officials announced that Pinellas County schools will be closed until Monday, Sept. 18, as they continue to clear those that were used as shelters during the storm.

For more information on Hurricane Irma’s aftermath in Oldsmar, visit

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