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Western Virginia Youth to Benefit from YouthBuild Grant

June 23, 2021 Radford & Roanoke, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the award of $89 million in grants in 31 states and Puerto Rico to help youth ages 16-24 who are neither enrolled in school nor participating in the labor market to obtain employment in construction and other in-demand industries. Administered by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration, YouthBuild grants support a pre-apprenticeship model to help these young people learn valuable occupational skills. Goodwill Industries of the Valleys and the New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Investment Area Consortium Board were the two organizations in Virginia…

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Goodwill Industries of the Valleys Welcomes New IT Leadership

October 20, 2021 Roanoke, Virginia – Goodwill Industries of the Valleys appointed Brenda Moore as Chief Information Officer on October 4, 2021, and Chris Conner as Vice President of Information Technology on October 18, 2021. Both Moore and Conner join Goodwill’s Executive Leadership Team and will lead the Information Technology department. Moore had been with Medical Facilities of America since 1998 and served as their Chief Information Officer. She was formerly at Deloitte and Touche as a Consulting Group Manager. In her roles, she has 20+ years of experience managing enterprise IT Operations and implementations of various Operational and EMR…

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