REGIONAL JOB FAIR: Nonprofit sees business attire donation at Covington event as part of mission

COVINGTON, Ga. — Elaine Armstrong remembers seeing job-seekers’ faces light up and their confidence immediately appear to increase in 2019 simply because they donned an article of clothing.

Armstrong, who is vice president of marketing for Goodwill of North Georgia, said she helped fit job-seekers with jackets and blazers the nonprofit donated during the 2019 Regional Job Fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Newton campus in Covington. 

“You can definitely tell the experience of putting something on and looking in the mirror and a smile come across your face,” Armstrong said. 

“That was exciting for me, to see the transformation as those job-seekers were putting on those jackets and blazers, and we’re looking forward to providing that again,” Armstrong said.

The 2021 Regional Job Fair will feature dozens of local and regional employers from a variety of industries Thursday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Georgia Piedmont…

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