Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake to Host Career Fair

May 02, 2014, 10:00 ET from Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.

BALTIMORE, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake announced today it will host a job fair at its headquarters in Baltimore on Wednesday, May 7, 2014 as part of its Goodwill Industries Week celebration.

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. As part of its mission of providing job training and placement services, Goodwill is hosting the career fair to help local residents find employment.

Employers scheduled to attend: Walmart, Marriott, Tallgrass Talent Group, MD Educational Opportunity Center, Abacus Corporation, Seven-Eleven, Wells Fargo, Baltimore Housing PACE, Dollar General, Harbor Group Management Company, Symphony Placements, C&S Wholesale Grocers, MD Department of Budget and Management-Office of Personnel Services & Benefits, Doubletree BWI, Susquehanna Bank, Providence Center, 1st Mariner Bank and Pole to Win America, among others.

"We are excited to hold our annual career fair during Goodwill Industries week and partner with local employers who are looking to hire," said Lisa Rusyniak, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "Finding a job can be a struggle and our goal is to make it easier for those in need to find employment."

WHAT: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake Career Fair
WHERE: 222 East Redwood Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
WHEN: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
TIME: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. provides 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 39,500 people, and places approximately 2,500 individuals into jobs. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods helps fund these programs. For more information on Goodwill, please visit

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

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.