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Industry Events

Rings of Strength reaches five year milestone

Rings of strength July

(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children (JFC) held the 5th installment of the Rings of Strength Tour on Sunday, June 4, at Mandalay Bay Resort Casino in Las Vegas. More than 160 participants assembled at 5:30 a.m. to either walk or run 5K, or bike one of two courses, a leisurely 15K route or a challenging 50K route. An option for yoga was also available. Participants who signed up built their own fundraising websites and collected more than $30,000 to support JFC. The event has now raised over $300,000 in five years.

Charles Stanley and Yancy Weinrich honored at Jewelers for Children Facets of Hope

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(NEW YORK) - Jewelers for Children (JFC) held the 19th edition of the Facets of Hope event on June 7, in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The charity announced that $2.2 million had been raised to support their charity partners in the year ahead bringing the cumulative total since 1999 to $53.5 million donated on behalf of the industry to help children in need. “What an amazing milestone for the charity, and particularly for our industry,” said Dennis Ulrich, JFC board chair and one of the evening’s honorees. “Over the past 19 years, we have touched the lives of so many thousands of children and their families.”

Registration open for GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair

Industry’s largest recruiting event returns to the Javits Center July 24

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(NEW YORK) - Recruiters and aspiring job seekers can now register online for GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair to be held in New York on Monday, July 24. The leading gem and jewelry industry recruiting event will feature one-on-one career coaching, hiring opportunities for a variety of careers within the field and a not-to-miss panel discussion with prominent industry personalities. The event is free for job seekers and open to the public; anyone interested in attending is urged to register prior to the event.