Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake to Host Career Fair

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13, 2013 /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 25, 2013.

The event is open to the public and interested attendees are encouraged to wear interview attire. Employers scheduled to attend the career fair include: The BWI Business Partnership, Inc. Transportation and Workforce Program, 1st Choice, 1st Mariner Bank, Alliance, Inc., Citibank, MDTA, Maryland Education Opportunity Center, Pennysaver, and Wells Fargo, among others.

"It's part of our mission to train those in need of jobs with marketable skills they can use to become part of the working community," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "It's great to have business partners that can help us fulfill our mission and find jobs for those who need it the most."

WHAT: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Career Fair

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

WHEN: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

TIME: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

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

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:

For 94 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
VP, Marketing
410-837-1800 ext 175
jbalog@goodwillches.org

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.



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