Thursday, October 6, 2011

New Date and Venue for Jacob's Ladder Job Center's Winners Circle Benefit - Nov. 3

Jacob's Ladder Job Center, Inc. (Jacob's Ladder) announced today a new
date and location for its inaugural fall signature event will now be
held on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 (it was previously scheduled for
Thursday, Oct. 27) to raise critical funds necessary in helping
unemployed and underemployed people get back to work.

"The Winners Circle: A Gathering of Community Champions" is a casino
night benefit and 13th anniversary celebration for Jacob's Ladder will
now be held at Founders Hall located at 100 North Tryon Street in
Charlotte with a VIP reception beginning at 6:00 p.m. and the main
event at 7:00 p.m. Tickets cost $100 per person. Tables of 10 are also
available. Each ticket includes $50,000 worth of betting chips for the
gaming tables. Business casual attire.

"We look forward to bringing our community's champions together for a
'fun'raising event to help further our mission," said Johnny Day,
interim executive director of Jacob's Ladder. "It's about positioning
unemployed Charlotteans with the better hand to compete in the
workforce, ensuring a sustainable future."

For more information on sponsoring or attending this event, contact
Cay'me Jones at or 704-714-4051, ext.
1001 or visit

About Jacob's Ladder
Jacob's Ladder Job Center, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit,
which is the only non-profit organization that provides a daily, month-
long job readiness program in the Charlotte community. A member of the
N.C. Center for Nonprofits, Jacob's Ladder was founded in 1998 as a
compassionate response to the Welfare-to-Work movement and to chronic
unemployment Charlotte's urban communities. For more information,
visit or call 704-332-5822.

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