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    May 2018

    May 09, 2018 Goodwill, Serving the People of Southern Los Angeles County Named a Center of Excellence

    California Goodwill awarded during Goodwill’s annual Spring Conference                                                                                                                                            Long Beach, CA — Goodwill, Serving the People of Los Angeles County (Long Beach) has been announced as one of three local Goodwill® organizations to be designated as a 2017 Center of Excellence. The Long ...

    May 09, 2018 Goodwill Industries of Delaware and Delaware County Designated as a Center Of Excellence

    Delaware Goodwill awarded during Goodwill’s annual Spring Conference                                                                                                                                       Wilmington, DE —  Goodwill Industries of Delaware and Delaware County (Wilmington) has been announced as one of three local Goodwill® organizations to be designated as a 2017 Center of Excellence. Goodwill Industries ...

    May 09, 2018 Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana Named a Center of Excellence

    Louisiana Goodwill awarded during Goodwill’s annual Spring Conference                                                                                                                                               NEW ORLEANS – Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana (New Orleans) has been announced as one of three local Goodwill® organizations to be designated as a 2017 Center of Excellence. Goodwill ...

    May 09, 2018 Arizona Chairman Honored by Goodwill Industries International

    Dr. Ed Oxford Receives Volunteer Board Leader of the Year Award PHOENIX – The chairman of the board at Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona (GCNA) has been selected by Goodwill Industries International to receive its 2018 Volunteer Board Leader of the Year award. Dr. Ed Oxford is recognized for his dedication to a long-term vision and for driving workplace culture. With a 47-year background in developing and transforming large organizations, Oxford broadened and grew the vision of ...

    May 09, 2018 Michigan Executive Recognized for Workplace Culture

    President and CEO Receives Goodwill Industries International’s Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award Grandville, Mich. – Years ago, Kathy Crosby worked at the Navy Exchange at Guantanamo Bay, and was given insight into the importance of engaging and respecting different cultures. She has since adopted these values and successfully incorporated them into the environment at Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids. The Grandville-based Goodwill® organization has developed an ...

    May 09, 2018 Goodwill Industries International Recognizes Idaho Woman for Her Efforts to Grow Her Local Goodwill

    Program Manager Started Her Goodwill® Career as a Front Desk Receptionist Boise, Id. – Laura Tompkins, program operations manager at Easter Seals-Goodwill Northern Rocky Mountain, is the recipient of Goodwill Industries International’s 2018 Edgar J. Helms Award for Graduate Staff. Tompkins leads all Goodwill workforce development programs in Southern Idaho and Billings, MT. Most recently, she hired, trained, and currently supervises the staff for a new Temporary Assistance for Needy ...

    May 09, 2018 Late Goodwill® President and CEO Honored by Goodwill Industries International

    2018 Watkins Award for Mission Advancement Posthumously Awarded to Jane P. Seckinger Columbus, Ga. – Goodwill Industries International is honored to announce that the posthumous recipient of its 2018 Watkins Award for Mission Advancement is the late President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers (GoodwillSR), Jane Prince Nichols Seckinger. Seckinger led GoodwillSR for 18 years, during which time she fulfilled her duties as President and CEO by setting a working culture ...

    May 09, 2018 Minnesota Woman Honored by Goodwill Industries International

    20-year Goodwill® Employee Recognized for Long-Standing Commitment to Mission Saint Paul, Minn. – Maureen Gaedy has worked for Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota since 1997, but her longevity with organization is just one indication of her commitment and passion for its mission. Gaedy has weathered continuous change and unprecedented growth — in her staff, territory, programs, participants, and role as an individual contributor. Goodwill Industries International is pleased to recognize her ...

    May 09, 2018 Goodwill® Volunteer Receives Award for Volunteer Service

    Margo Burnside Receives Goodwill Industries International’s 2018 Volunteer Mission Leader of the Year Award Jackson, Miss. – Goodwill Industries International is recognizing Margo Burnside with its 2018 Volunteer Mission Leader of the Year Award. As the president of the Goodwill Industries® Volunteer Services (GIVS) board at Goodwill Industries of Mississippi, she leads the 35-member volunteer board, which has long been the Ridgeland, MS-based Goodwill’s volunteer arm, affecting ...

    May 09, 2018 Long-Time Goodwill® Employee Honored for Excellence in Leadership

    Local CEO recognized for sustainable impact in the community  Austin, TX. – The President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Central Texas, Gerald “Jerry” Davis, has been named the 2018 Goodwill Sustainability Champion Award. Davis has been with the Goodwill network for nearly 25 years, and Goodwill Industries International is pleased to present him with this award. Davis is well-known across the Goodwill network as a strong leader of the organization’s mission and impact. Davis ...