Representatives of the TJX Companies â€“ the Massachusetts-based parent company of TJ Maxx, Home Goods and Marshall’s stores, recently presented a check for $2,500 to Resource Center Dallas in support of the Center’s workforce development programs. In June 2008, the company re-chartered its LGBT employee group as "PRIDE — A TJX Resource Group for Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals, Transgendered People and Friends." In spring 2009, The TJX Foundation presented the PRIDE Committee with grant money to assist LGBT organizations across the nation.
Pictured are, from left, Roger Rodriguez, administrative assistant in TJ Maxx’s regional office; Stephanie Zimmerman, TJ Maxx store manager, Las Colinas; Shelby Bentley, TJ Maxx regional HR manager; Randy Rainey, TJ Maxx store manager, Southlake; Frank Cesar, district manager, TJ Maxx Dallas; Cece Cox, associate director for GLBT community services at Resource Center Dallas; and Ned Jones, TJ Maxx regional vice president.
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 7, 2009.