Congressman Smith Recognized by Goodwill Industries®

Rockville, MD. – Goodwill Industries International is pleased to honor Congressman Adam Smith (D–WA) as a recipient of its Goodwill® National Policymaker Award for 2010.
The award recognizes a federal policymaker who has clearly demonstrated support for Goodwill’s public policy priorities.
Rep. Smith was nominated by the Tacoma Goodwill for his recognition of Goodwill, including support of the agency’s Milgard Work Opportunity Center. In addition, Rep. Smith recently sponsored legislation that would expand Goodwill’s capacity.
“Congressman Smith has consistently supported Goodwill’s positions on our key legislative priorities, both on a national and local level,” said Terry Hayes, CEO of the Tacoma Goodwill Industries.
At a reception in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, April 27, Rep. Smith was recognized and thanked for his ongoing concern for issues relevant to Goodwill. The reception was part of Goodwill Industries International’s fourth Advocacy Day — “Invest in the American Worker.”
“For over 100 years, Goodwill has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to helping individuals in need develop the skills necessary to succeed,” said Congressman Adam Smith. “This work is not only inspiring, but it also builds strong communities and families. Goodwill deserves our continued praise and support.”