Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake to Host Career Fair

May 01, 2013, 10:16 ET from Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

BALTIMORE, Md., May 1, 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, May 8, 2013, during Goodwill Industries Week.

Every year during the first full week of May, Goodwill agencies across the United States and Canada celebrate the power of work through local events and promotions. Employers scheduled to attend the career fair include: The BWI Business Partnership, Inc. Transportation and Workforce Program, Abacus, Susquehanna Bank, Belvedere Outlet, Keswick Multicare Center, 1st Choice, League for People with Disabilities, Alban Cat, University of Maryland Faculty Physicians, Inc., Pole to Win America and Vehicles for Change, among others.

"As part of Goodwill Week we are proud to partner with employers who are eager to hire," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "We know finding a job can be a struggle, especially for individuals with disabilities or other disadvantaging conditions, and our goal is to make it easier for those in need to find gainful employment."

WHAT: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Career Fair
WHERE: 222 East Redwood Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
WHEN: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
TIME: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m.

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

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

CONTACT: Jonathan Balog, VP, Marketing, 410-837-1800 ext 175,

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.