Goodwill’s Taste of Vintage Event Raises Nearly $90,000 to Support Mission

AKRON, Ohio — Nov. 18, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties along with honorary event chairs George and Beth Sherwood, raised nearly $90,000 at its 10th annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser. All proceeds support Goodwill’s mission to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment in our community.   The event held on …

Goodwill Taste of Vintage Fundraising Goal & Event Details

PAST HONOREES, CHAIRS AND BOARD CHAIRS DONATE LEAD GIFT AKRON, Ohio — Sept. 24, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties set its goal of raising $100,000 during its 10th Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. In honor of the event’s 10th anniversary, Goodwill received a special gift from a …

Goodwill Opening Second Location in Richland County

Family Halloween Event on Oct. 10, 2015 MANSFIELD, Ohio — Sept. 14, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties has signed a lease to open a second Retail Store and Donation Center in Richland County. The new location is expected to open by October 2015 at 1280 Lexington Avenue in Mansfield, where it currently has …

Employee of Distinction Luncheon Recognizes Honorees

66 HONOREES RECOGNIZED AND 6 AWARDED WITH HIGHEST HONOR AKRON, Ohio — Sept. 10, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties yesterday recognized 66 outstanding employees in our community at its 14th Annual Employee of Distinction Awards Luncheon. The event provides employers a cost-effective way to publicly recognize outstanding employees. This year 33 area organizations …

Dan Flowers, President & CEO, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, to Deliver Keynote Address at Employee of Distinction Luncheon

AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 4, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is pleased to announce Dan Flowers, president & CEO, Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, will present the keynote address at its 14th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. The speech is titled “The Honor of a Job Well Done.” Tickets …

Goodwill Announces 14th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon

AKRON, Ohio — June 11, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties invites area employers to nominate their outstanding employees for its 14th Annual Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015.  At no cost, area businesses can nominate employees they would like to publicly recognize for their efforts. The keynote speaker at …

Goodwill Announces Taste of Vintage Event and Honorees

ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER SET FOR NOVEMBER 5 AT QUAKER STATION AKRON, Ohio — May 7, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties as well as honorary event chairs George and Beth Sherwood are pleased to announce the 10th Annual Taste of Vintage gala fundraiser is on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. In addition, the event will …

Goodwill Signs Lease to Open Second Boutique

Featuring upscale clothing, shoes and accessories  AKRON, Ohio — May 5, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties signed a lease to open another blue /A GOODWILL® BOUTIQUE / location with Crossroads Land Company at 335 S. Main Street in Akron. The new location is expected to be open in August 2015. “The boutique in …

Celebrating Goodwill Week – May 4 – 9

AKRON, Ohio — April 24, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is celebrating Goodwill Week, May 4 – 9. During the week, Goodwill will provide agency tours, classes and other activities to educate the community about its mission – to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. For more information and to register …

Goodwill Honors Program Champions and Re-elects Board Members

AKRON, Ohio — March 30, 2015 — 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 26. The event hosted by Co-chairs, Kim and Chas Schreckenberger, was attended by nearly 200 individuals. “We were honored to chair this event for a second year …