A Rose Project Moves To New Home For Fall 2019

GOODWILL ACCEPTS FORMAL DRESS COLLECTION FROM ANDREA ROSE TEODOSIO FOUNDATION AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 13, 2019 — In the last two school years alone, the Andrea Rose Teodosio Foundation’s “A Rose Project” has helped almost 300 young ladies annually with homecoming, prom or other occasion dresses. “A Rose Project” was started by a group of Girl Scouts in 2012 in …

County of Summit Executive Ilene Shapiro To Deliver Keynote Address At Goodwill Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon

AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 12, 2019 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to have County of Summit Executive Ilene Shapiro, present the keynote address at its 18th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. The speech is titled, “Summit County: Where the People Make the Place.”  Tickets for the …

Goodwill Business Services Announces ISO 9001:2015 Certification Without Design

AKRON, Ohio — June 25, 2019 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties announces as of June 28, 2019, its Business Services operations has been certified to ISO 9001:2015 without design standard. “Since 2007 we have been delighted to serve our Business Services customers even better through the well-defined and documented processes ISO certification requires.” said …

Goodwill Announces Taste of Vintage Event & Honorees

ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER SET FOR NOVEMBER 7 AT QUAKER STATION AKRON, Ohio — June 11, 2019 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to announce the 14th Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. In addition, the event will honor Kim and Chas Schreckenberger for their dedication to Goodwill and …

Goodwill Announces 18th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon

AKRON, Ohio — May 14, 2019 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties invites area employers to nominate their outstanding employees for its 18th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. At no cost, area businesses can nominate employees they would like to publicly recognize for their efforts. The keynote speaker at …

Goodwill Honors Program Champions & Re-elects Board Members

AKRON, Ohio — March 29, 2019 — Goodwill serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties re-elected board members and honored program champions during its Annual Meeting and Celebration of Champions event March 28. “The Annual Meeting & Celebration of Champions event gives us the opportunity each year to share our key service numbers, celebrate the successes of program participants …

More Than 11,000 Job Seekers Assisted By Goodwill In 2018

AGENCY TO PRESENT MISSION NUMBERS AT ANNUAL MEETING & CELEBRATION OF CHAMPIONS AKRON, Ohio — Jan. 22, 2019 — In 2018 Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties helped 11,075 individuals through a number of services that offer assistance to people struggling to find employment, including: career exploration and advising; resume and interview preparation; skill identification; work …

Goodwill’s Taste of Vintage Event Raised More Than $98,000 to Support Mission

AKRON, Ohio — Nov. 5, 2018 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties, along with honorees George and Beth Sherwood, raised more than $98,000 at its 13th annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser.  All net proceeds support Goodwill’s mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment in our community. The event held on Nov. …

Goodwill Employee of Distinction Luncheon Recognizes Honorees

55 HONOREES RECOGNIZED AND 5 AWARDED WITH HIGHEST HONOR AKRON, Ohio — Sept. 6, 2018 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties recognized 55 outstanding employees in our community at its 17th Annual Employee of Distinction Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 5.  The event provides employers a cost-effective way to publicly recognize outstanding employees. This year …

Para M. Jones, Ph.D., President, Stark State College to Deliver Keynote Address at Goodwill Employee of Distinction Luncheon

AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 14, 2018 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to have Para M. Jones, Ph.D., president, Stark State College, present the keynote address at its 17th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. The speech is titled, “Stark State College Akron – aligning skilled, educated workers …