Goodwill offers training for unemployed; St. Pete Chamber adds Gulfport businesses

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Unemployed? Goodwill offers a week of help

Goodwill is offering free training in customer service and employment readiness for unemployed Tampa Bay residents. A limited number of scholarships are available for one-week courses leading to certification in customer service or an employment-readiness certificate. Choose National Retail Federation training and certification in customer service, or employment-readiness training. Job placement help will be offered. Applications are being accepted for May classes, which will be held at the Goodwill Business Center, 10596 Gandy Blvd. Call (727) 577-6411.

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St. Pete Chamber adds Gulfport touch

The Gulfport Merchants Association, the city and merchants 007 Computer Services, Bellini's, La Fogata, House of Renee Originals and Seaside Villas at Gulfport recently joined the St. Petersburg Chamber. Gulfport Mayor Mike Yakes will conduct ribbon-cuttings for the city of Gulfport, the Gulfport Merchants Association and the individual Gulfport merchants that have joined. The event will begin at 5 p.m. April 23 at Bellini's and La Fogata (2832 Beach Blvd. S) and then proceed to House of Renee Originals at 3127 Beach Blvd. The event, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Chamber, is open to the public. For more information, call (727) 374-7471 or e-mail lthompson@stpete.com.

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Goodwill offers training for unemployed; St. Pete Chamber adds Gulfport businesses 04/11/09 [Last modified: Saturday, April 11, 2009 4:30am]

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