Centerstone will host a reception and public announcement on Wednesday, June 2 at Legislative Plaza to launch Centerstone’s Career Resource Center. Media are encouraged to attend.

Through a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Centerstone’s Career Resource Center will offer healthcare education opportunities, job training, employment placement assistance and support services to 600 people in five Middle Tennessee counties: Bedford, Coffee, Lawrence, Marshall and Maury. Middle Tennesseans who are unemployed or underemployed now have a resource for training and employment assistance in the growing healthcare industry thanks to Centerstone, Centerstone Research Institute and the U.S. Department of Labor.


Local and state government leaders, including state senators, state representatives and local government officials such as Marshall County Mayor, Joe B. Liggett; Wayne County Executive, Jason Rich; and Centerstone CEO, Bob Vero.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 2, 2010
9:45 a.m. – Reception
10:30 a.m. – Public announcement


Legislative Plaza
301 Sixth Avenue North
Nashville, TN

NOTES: For media inquiries, contact Melinda Collins at 615.460.4148 (office), 865.556.2048 (cell) or melinda.collins@centerstone.org or Ben Palos at 615.327.7999 (office), 615.482.8656 (cell) or bpalos@seigenthaler.com.

Information about Centerstone’s Career Resource Center is available at www.centerstone.org/careerresourcecenter or by calling 888.519.5190.

About Centerstone
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to people of all ages for more than 50 years. Through more than 60 facilities and 170 partnership locations across Middle Tennessee, Centerstone serves more than 50,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. Centerstone is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information about Centerstone, please call 888-291-4357 or visit www.centerstone.org.