Goodwill’s Got Talent

Goodwill North Central Texas to Host Talent Show for Employees

WHO:  20 talent show acts featuring Goodwill North Central Texas employees and S.T.A.R.S. participants; 100 Goodwill North Central Texas staff, family and friends; Goodwill North Central Texas President and CEO David Cox; and Vice President of Special Projects Ronnie Conger

WHAT:  Employees of Goodwill North Central Texas will perform in a “Goodwill’s Got Talent” show. Ten acts in the show will be participants from Goodwill’s S.T.A.R.S. program – a unique day habilitation program for adults with significant mental disabilities. By showcasing their talents in the show, these individuals prove that you can’t hear a person’s abilities when you are only listening for their disabilities and give them the opportunity to demonstrate that their disability does not define them.

First ($150), second ($100) and third ($75) place prizes will be awarded in two divisions – open division and S.T.A.R.S. division. Acts include singers, dancers, a guitarist, a drummer and a comedian.

WHEN:  Friday, August 11, 2017; 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

WHERE:  Goodwill North Central Texas – S.T.A.R.S. Town Square; 4005 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76119; (817) 332-7866

WHY:  Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill North Central Texas’s 23 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission – job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness. For more information on Goodwill North Central Texas, please visit www.goodwillnorthcentraltexas.org.

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