Memphis Goodwill Job Center celebrates Raleigh opening

August 18, 2014 |

1. Lenoir, Martini, Penny, Luttrell

Attending the Aug. 18 open house for Goodwill Job Center were (l-r) Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir, Goodwill CEO Tony Martini, Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway and Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell.

Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell and MSU Tiger/NBA great Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway were among the guests and dignitaries who attended the Aug. 18 open house of the new Goodwill Job Center. Guests heard remarks from Luttrell, Hardaway, Goodwill CEO Tony Martini and Goodwill VP of Human Resources Donna Hampton, and were invited to tour the job readiness training facility.

The newly opened Goodwill Job Center is located at 3830 Austin Peay, and is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The center features a computer lab, learning lab 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. Classes in basic computer skills, job readiness, developing a resume and effective job searches are offered Monday through Thursday.

A special feature of the center is Hardaway Hall, which honors the contributions of Hardaway to the Memphis community and to Goodwill, where he serves on the Board of Directors. 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 Goodwill Job Center, visit the Job Center section or call the center at (901) 384-6745.

 

 

3. Penny + visitors

Penny Hardaway visits with guests in Hardaway Hall

4. Hardaway Hall journey wall

Hardaway Hall features a timeline of Penny Hardaway’s inspiring career.

2. open house speakers

Open house speakers included (left to right), VP of Human Resources Donna Hampton, Mayor Mark Luttrell, CEO Tony Martini and Penny Hardaway.

5. computer lab

Computer skills are offered in the computer lab.

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