WHO: 92 North Texas Institute for Career Development (NTI) and Work Adjustment Training Graduates; Goodwill North Central Texas staff including President & CEO David Cox; Vice President of Workforce Development, Romney Guy and J.R. Labbe, Vice President, Communications/Community Affairs at JPS Health Network and Goodwill North Central Texas Board Member

WHAT: NTI will hold a graduation ceremony for 92 NTI and Work Adjustment Training graduates at Goodwill’s Campus Drive headquarters. NTI offers a number of programs and training ranging from rehabilitation tech, truck driver (CDL) training and more. The average age of a graduate from NTI is 40.

Keynote speaker for the graduation will be Goodwill North Central Texas Board Member and JPS Health Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, J.R. Labbe. 

WHEN: Friday, July 31, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: Goodwill North Central Texas’s Garden Room, 4005 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76119

WHY: The North Texas Institute (NTI) is a learning institution with highly-trained teachers and is approved by the Texas Workforce Commission. NTI provides training to help each student achieve his or her goals, and to become highly competitive in the workforce. The school offers scholarships and financial aid for those in need. Learn more at

Goodwill is a non-profit leader in providing education, training and career services for people with disabilities, such as mental or emotional disabilities, lack of education or work experience and homelessness. Last year, Goodwill North Central Texas helped place thousands of people in jobs.

Goodwill North Central Texas, Inc.’s 20 retail locations provide not only affordable goods and services, but also jobs for those in need and revenue to support Goodwill’s charitable mission. Goodwill also provides Tarrant County with job resource centers equipped with job-search experts, computers, Internet access and telephones. Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance. For more information on Goodwill North Central Texas, please visit