Goodwill Bargain & Job Center in Millington
Memphis, Tenn., August 12, 2015 – Memphis Goodwill Inc. has opened its newest Bargain Center in Millington at 8061 Hwy 51 North. The Goodwill Job Center opened at 8059 Hwy 51 North, inside the existing Goodwill GoodNeighbor Center. Thirteen full-time jobs were created as part of the expansion making it Goodwill’s 18th location and 2nd Job Center.
The Goodwill Bargain Center is open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The 13,000 square foot facility features the bargain center area to sell last-chance items, a transportation hub, and a salvage area.
The newly opened Millington Goodwill Job Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, closed daily for lunch 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. The center features a lab with computers furnished with assistance from the First Tennessee Foundation and provides such free services as job search and placement assistance, aptitude and computer skill assessments, one-on-one career counseling, access to computers during business hours and job leads and referrals.
A special feature of the center is Hardaway Hall, which honors the contributions of Penny Hardaway to the Memphis community and to Goodwill, where he served as a board member. Hardaway Hall is a community room that can be used free of charge by community groups and non-profit organizations.
For more information about the Millington Goodwill Job Center, visit goodwillmemphis.org or call the center at (901) 872-2285.
“We’re thankful for all of the donations that make store openings like this possible,” said Tony Martini, president/CEO of Memphis Goodwill. “And, we’re especially pleased to extend our mission by adding a Goodwill Job Center which helps job seekers and area employers connect.”
Memphis Goodwill Industries was founded in 1927 as a territory of the nationwide Goodwill Industries movement. Today, the organization employs more than 770 people in west Tennessee and north Mississippi, many of whom face significant barriers to employment. For more information about Goodwill in Memphis, store locations or hours of operation, call (901) 323-6221 or visit goodwillmemphis.org.