Goodwill Opening New Attended Donation Center in West Akron

DONATE STUFF.  CREATE JOBS. AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 21, 2013 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit County is opening a new Attended Donation Center in West Akron to provide a convenient location for residents to drop off their gently used items.  When you donate stuff to Goodwill, just like that you become a job creator in our community by supporting its …

Goodwill and Other Community Sponsors Host Employment Expo

AKRON, Ohio — Aug. 6, 2013 — Goodwill Industries, serving Richland and Ashland counties, and other community sponsors are hosting an Employment Expo on Thursday, September 19, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for Richland, Crawford and Ashland counties at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center in Mansfield, Ohio.  Area employers can participate free of charge.  The deadline to register is …

FONTAINE NAMED GOODWILL’S DIRECTOR OF CAREER SERVICES

AKRON, Ohio — July 17, 2013 — Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, today announced the promotion of Christine Fontaine to director of career services.  In her new role, Fontaine is responsible for overseeing the agency’s workforce development programs offered through its Vocational and Employment Resource Center services.  “For more than 85 years Goodwill has been a leader in workforce development …

Employee of Distinction Nominations Being Accepted

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS JULY 31, 2013  AKRON, Ohio— July 2, 2013— The elements most often missing from an employer’s compensation package are recognition and appreciation. Goodwill Industries is offering employers in Summit, Medina, Portage, Ashland and Richland Counties an opportunity to give their stellar employees the recognition and appreciation deserved through the Employee of Distinction Award Luncheon hosted by …

Goodwill Facility Receives Energy Star Rating

Goodwill Industries of Akron Receives Energy Star Rating for Waterloo Road Facility Help celebrate this milestone during Goodwill Industries Week, May 5-11 Akron, Ohio—April 18, 2013 Goodwill Industries of Akron today announced that it has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification for its Waterloo Road location.  This certification signifies that the facility performs in the top …

2013 Annual Meeting & Celebration of Champions

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF AKRON 570 E.WaterlooRoad  • Akron,OH44319  •  www.goodwillakron.org Phone: (330) 724-6995  •  (800) 989-8428  •  Fax: (330) 786-2504 NEWS RELEASE Contact:    Brenda Baum,   Communications Manager Office Direct:  (330) 786-2519 Mobile:   (330) 801-1848 bbaum@goodwillakron.org GOODWILL’S ANNUAL MEETING FOCUSED ON  “CELEBRATING 85 YEARS OF TEAMWORK”  AKRON, Ohio—April 4, 2013— Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties celebrated 85 …

Annual Meeting & Celebration of Champions

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF AKRON, OHIO, INC. 570 E. Waterloo Road • Akron, OH 44319 • www.goodwillakron.org Phone: (330) 724-6995 • (800) 989-8428 • Fax: (330) 786-2504 NEWS RELEASE Contact: Brenda Baum, Communications Manager Office Direct: (330) 786-2519 Mobile: (330) 801-1848 bbaum@goodwillakron.org OVER 9,000 JOB SEEKERS ASSISTED BY GOODWILL INDUSTRIES IN 2012 AGENCY TO FORMALLY PRESENT MISSION NUMBERS AT MARCH 28 …

Charitable IRA Rollover

The Charitable IRA Rollover Reinstated!  The most recent Charitable IRA Rollover provision has been extended through December 2013. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 enacted into law this year allows for tax years 2012 and 2013.  Specifically, the new law retroactively reinstates the Rollover for 2012 and allows any otherwise eligible gifts made after December 31, 2012 and before …

Record Attendance at 7th Annual Taste of Vintage

Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc. 570 E.WaterlooRoad  • Akron,OH44319  •  www.goodwillakron.org Phone: (330) 724-6995  •  (800) 989-8428  •  Fax: (330) 786-2504 NEWS RELEASE Contact:    Brenda Baum, Communications Manager Office Direct:  (330) 786-2519 bbaum@goodwillakron.org RECORD ATTENDANCE AT SEVENTH ANNUAL TASTE OF VINTAGE EVENT 500 ATTENDED AKRON GOODWILL’S SIGNATURE FUNDRAISER AKRON, Ohio— November 20, 2012— Barry Thoman, Chairman of the Board of …