Information Session for Inmates and Veterans Who Want to Become Entrepreneurs

BURLINGTON — Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina will offer a program to help former inmates, veterans and young people to start their own business.

The free information session will be held 10 to 11 a.m. May 6 at the Goodwill Burlington Career Center at 3740 S. Church St.

The program is in partnership with the Brian Hamilton Foundation, which offers a variety of entrepreneurship training courses through Inmates to Entrepreneurs, Military Transition Readiness, Youth Initiative and Starter U.

For information, call 336-417-5990.

For information about the Brian Hamilton Foundation, visit

“I didn’t know what an entrepreneur was but the[n] when Mr. Hamilton came to West Wilkes Middle School it changed my perspective on business careers.”

Caleb Huffman Student West Wilkes Middle School

Being a mentor… allows me to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the business tools that they need to be successful in our society.

Monica Russell Mentor Inmates to Entrepreneurs

We believe that entrepreneurship unlocks the door to economic opportunity in the United States.

Margaret Froneberger Chief Executive Officer Brian Hamilton Foundation

Having your own company is for everyone, not just those born into privilege.

Brian Hamilton Founder Brian Hamilton Foundation