Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Remington Park Schedules Job Fair

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Remington Park Schedules Job Fair

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Remington Park will accept applications for more than 100 seasonal jobs at a job fair at the racetrack Jan. 6 and 7. The jobs begin Feb. 4 with opening of the spring Thoroughbred races. The job fair is scheduled 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 6 and 1-6 p.m. Jan. 7.

Jobs available will include parking, guest relations, landscaping, cleaning services, security, pari-mutuel clerks, emergency medical technicians, and food service, including concessions and kitchen staff.

Pari-mutuel races are scheduled at Remington Park 159 days in three seasons in 1994. Wheat Commission Official Resigns

The executive director of the Oklahoma Wheat Commission, Chris Rink, announced his resignation Tuesday to become campaign director for Dan Webber, who plans to run for Congress. Rink has been with the commission for 10 years and has been executive director since 1987. His resignation is effective Monday.

Webber, a Democrat from Okarche, has resigned as spokesman for U.S. Sen. David Boren, D-Okla., to run for the 6th District seat, being vacated by U.S. Rep. Glenn English, a Democrat. Rink said in a news release he decided to accept the job because of the looming debate on the 1995 Farm Bill.

The 6th District is the third largest wheat growing district in the country. About 75 percent of the state's wheat crop is grown in the district. New Year's Party Planned by Remington Park

Remington Park will open its Clubhouse Level Friday for its first New Year's Eve party from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Two local bands, the Hillbilly Love Gods and KGB, have been booked to perform.

Reservation price of $25 per person includes valet parking, hors d'oeuvres and a breakfast buffet. Remington Park also will participate with area companies and other organizations offering free taxi service to patrons that live within 15 miles of the racetrack. It also will participate in the "Tipsy Tow" program to either drive patrons unable to drive safely, or provide tow service within 15 miles. Enid Republican Considers Race for Post

An Enid oil man is considering a race for the 6th District congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Glenn English. Thom Holmes, a Republican, said Monday he supports "a private health insurance system, term limits, the right to bear arms and a strong national defense."

He said he manages 250 producing wells and a natural gas processing plant for an independent oil company. He has been associated with the oil industry 14 years, he said.

Three other Republicans who have announced they will run or are considering a race are state Sen. Brooks Douglass of Oklahoma City, state Rep. Frank Lucas of Cheyenne and state Rep. …

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