Press Releases

Get Tickets for Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show

02/05/15

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What color is GOOD? You’ll find out at this fun and fast-paced event held at Downtown Asheville’s premiere space…The Venue. Six designers have combed through Goodwill stores for items in assigned colors to up-cycle into their own creative designs. More than 25 professional models will walk the runway while six of Asheville’s established artists create… Read more »

Community Launches Mobile Financial Education Vehicle

01/21/15

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Forsyth County took a giant step forward today in efforts to increase the financial stability of low and moderate income families. After months of design and planning, The POINT- a mobile financial education and training vehicle- was officially launched. The POINT resembles a bus on the outside but inside it has all the tools necessary… Read more »

Goodwill Opens Expanded Career Connections Center in Lexington

01/15/15

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Goodwill’s newest Career Connections Center officially opened on Thursday, Jan. 15 at 719 West Center Street in Lexington. The new facility is 50 percent larger than Goodwill’s previous center in Lexington and allows for the addition of a youth program, additional skills training classes and job fairs for local employers. Dozens of community members attended… Read more »

Goodwill Opens New Donation Center in Bermuda Run

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Residents in the Bermuda Run area now have a convenient, easy way to donate to Goodwill: a new attended donation center located at the intersection on Highways 158 and 801. The center officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday morning, which was attended by Bermuda Run Mayor Ken Rethmeier, city council representatives and Ambassadors from… Read more »

NC Commerce Secretary Tours Goodwill

01/10/15

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North Carolina’s new Secretary of Commerce John Skvarla visited the headquarters of Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina on Friday, Jan. 9. Secretary Skvarla met with Goodwill President & CEO Art Gibel, Vice President of Workforce Development Sherry Carpenter and other staff members to learn more about the job training and assistance programs that Goodwill… Read more »

Goodwill Hosts Northwest NC Veterans Job & Resource Fair Nov. 10

10/30/14

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An upcoming job and resource fair in Winston-Salem will benefit local military veterans, providing services and leads on employment opportunities. More than three dozen employers and agencies are scheduled to participate in the Northwest North Carolina Veteran Job and Resource Fair on Monday, Nov. 10. What: Northwest North Carolina Veteran Job and Resource Fair When:… Read more »

South Asheville Goodwill Customer Appreciation Celebration

10/29/14

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After an extensive renovation, the South Asheville Goodwill store had lots to celebrate. The store designated Friday, Oct. 24, as Customer Appreciation Day as a “thank-you” to the loyal shoppers and donors who stuck it out during the store’s renovation. The store, located at 51 Mills Gap Road, is now the largest Goodwill retail store… Read more »