Goodwill Business Services Announces ISO 9001:2015 Recertification without Design

AKRON, Ohio — June 21, 2022 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties announces as of June 26, 2022, its Business Services operations has been recertified to ISO 9001:2015 without design standard. “Since 2007 we have been delighted to serve our Business Services customers through the well-defined and documented processes ISO certification requires.” said Nancy Ellis …

Goodwill Announces 21st Annual Employee of Distinction Luncheon

AKRON, Ohio — May 19, 2022 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties invites area employers to nominate their outstanding employees for its 21st Annual Employee of Distinction Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. This year, guests can participate either in person or virtually. As always, at no cost, area organizations can nominate employees they would …

Goodwill Elects New Board Officers, Members & Honors Program Champions

AKRON, Ohio — March 23, 2022 — Goodwill serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties held its 95th Annual Meeting virtually on March 23, 2022, to elect board officers, members and honor program champions. “We are very grateful for the support of our board of directors, team members and the community this past year,” said Nancy Ellis McClenaghan, president …

A Rose Project To Provide Prom Dresses For Spring 2022

AKRON, Ohio — February 25, 2022— The Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation’s “A Rose Project” has helped more than 300 students annually receive homecoming, prom or other occasion dresses at no cost. With prom season on the way, The Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation and Goodwill will make the collection accessible on Saturday, March 5, from 9am – 3pm at Goodwill’s Service …

Goodwill Serves More Than 11,000 In 2021

AGENCY TO PRESENT MISSION NUMBERS AT VIRTUAL ANNUAL MEETING AKRON, Ohio — Jan. 26, 2022 — In 2021 Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties served 11,328 individuals in the community with job search assistance, training and other services. The agency will formally present 2021 service numbers at its virtual Annual Meeting and Celebration of Champions on …

Goodwill Signs Lease To Move blue Boutique

AKRON, Ohio — December 13, 2021 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties signed a lease with Montrose Center Ltd.to move its blue /A GOODWILL® BOUTIQUE / to 3900 Medina Road, Copley, Ohio. The new location is expected to open mid-January 2022. “The boutique in downtown Akron had a great run thanks to the gracious support …

Goodwill Announces Laura Walker As Vice President of Mission Services

AKRON, Ohio — Nov. 8, 2021 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to announce Laura Walker has joined the agency as the vice president, mission services. Walker is responsible for the strategic planning of Goodwill’s mission services including external and internal workforce development (human resources) and radio reading as well as safety, security …

Goodwill Announces Promotion of Cheryl Watkins to Vice President, Operations & Logistics

AKRON, Ohio — Oct. 12, 2021 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to announce the promotion of Cheryl L. Watkins to vice president, operations & logistics. In her new role, Watkins will lead agency operations and logistics including facilities, transportation, attended donation centers, outlet, boutique and e-commerce departments. In addition, she will become …

Goodwill Announces Taste of Vintage Event and Honorees: Annual Gala Fundraiser Set for November 4 at John S. Knight Center

AKRON, Ohio — Sept. 22, 2021 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. In addition, the event will honor Karen and Doug Lefton for their dedication to Goodwill and the greater Akron community. “We are truly looking forward to …