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Goodwill of Coastal Empire Presents Celebrity Fashion Show in Brunswick
Community leaders from Glynn, McIntosh, Wayne and Camden County will showcase clothes and accessories from the Goodwill Stores in a manner never witnessed before in the Golden Isles. There will also be a silent auction and a 50/50 raffle to raise funds for the Brunswick Job Connection Career Center and programs that serve the Brunswick community.
Join celebrities like Mayor Cornell Harvey of The City of Brunswick, Gary Colberg of Southeast Georgia Health Systems, Connie Patrick of The Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Cedric King of PINOVA, Annie Clara Polite Community Leader, Rick Townsend of the Golden Isles Career Academy, Alexis Mitchell of Frederica Academy, Richard Baker of Glynn Academy High School, James “Boot” Thomas of Wayne County Commission, Jedon Lilliston of Lilliston Ford and the list goes on stroll the run way at The Embassy Suites Hotel, 500 Mall Boulevard, Brunswick.
Last year’s inaugural event was held at the Embassy Suites Hotel for a night of fun, food and entertainment to bring awareness to the mission of Goodwill, “Putting People to Work.”
The Brunswick Job Connection Career Center provides premier education, training, and career services to those who wish to engage in an opportunity that leads to positive outcomes. All funds raised from this event support individuals with barriers to employment with assistance in sponsoring driver’s license, TWIC cards, public transportation vouchers and ticket to work essentials.
This year’s sponsors currently include International Auto Processing Center, International Longshoreman Association, WYNR, The Fox 107.7, B92.7 Jams, Darien Telephone Company, Golden Isles Career Academy, Sumthin Serious M/C, Kevin Lemere Photography, Southeast Georgia Health System, Mary Kay, Paisley Magazine, PINOVA and Embassy Suites Hotel as we would like to thank them for their support.
Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is dedicated to the mission of assisting people with disabilities and other barriers to employment to live independently and become employed. The not-for-profit organization employs over 800 employees throughout the area. In 2011, Goodwill provided services to 24,427 people and placed 1,406 people into employment through various programs offered in our community. Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire serves 33 counties in Georgia and South Carolina and operates 19 retail locations in the region. Goodwill accepts tax deductible car donations and operates an online store at shopgoodwill.com. For more information on Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, please visit www.goodwillsavannah.org. Find us on Facebook: Savannah Goodwill or follow us on Twitter: @SavGoodwill.
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