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Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake to Host Career Fair

BALTIMORE, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, the local non-profit that helps prepare people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives, announced today it will host a job fair at its headquarters in Baltimore on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.

Employers scheduled to attend the career fair include: Baltimore City Fire Department, BWI Business Partnership, Citibank, Domino's, FedEx Ground, Fleet Pro Inc., Johns Hopkins, Marriott Hotel, Maryland Natural Resources Police, Maryland Transportation Authority, McCormick & Company, Inc., Securitas and Stella Maris, Inc., among others.

"Having a job creates a sense of self-pride and dignity because it leads to independence and self-sufficiency, which is the heart of Goodwill's mission," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.  "For many in our community, finding a job can be a struggle, particularly individuals with disabilities or other employment challenges.  We're thrilled to host this event that brings together employers who are eager to hire and fulfill their business needs and skilled, prepared individuals searching for job opportunities.  It's a win-win for the whole community."

WHAT: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Career Fair

WHERE: 222 East Redwood Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

WHEN: Wednesday, September 19, 2012

TIME: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Registration for the career fair is free. For more information, contact Debra Rollyson at 410-837-1800 ext. 143 or drollyson@goodwillches.org.

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:
For 93 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 20,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers, and places approximately 2,300 in jobs, giving them "Not a charity, but a chance." For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.

Media Contact:
Jonathan Balog
Director of Marketing
410-837-1800 ext 175
jbalog@goodwillches.org

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.



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