Streetsboro Goodwill Celebrating 10 Years in Community and New Store Location

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STREETSBORO, Ohio — Feb. 17, 2015 — Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland and Richland Counties is celebrating 10 years in the Streetsboro community as well as its new store location in March. To introduce the community to the new location that opened February 15, for both shopping and donating, a special celebration will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on March 14, 2015.

“The generous donations we receive from the community allow us to provide our customers quality items at affordable prices,” said Pedro Barnes, vice president, retail operations, Goodwill Industries serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties. “The rewarding part of shopping and donating at our stores is the investment in the community it provides to help individuals prepare for, find and retain employment. We are grateful for the support we have received in Streetsboro the past 10 years and look forward to many more.”

The new location will feature a job-search station for anyone seeking employment, a community room that can accommodate up to 15 people, as well as serve as a training site for Goodwill’s Work Experience Program.

“On behalf of Streetsboro Plaza, we welcome Goodwill Industries into our shopping center.  We’re excited to add its pedestrian traffic to our already vibrant location and we also appreciate the agency’s service to the community,” said owner STREETSBORO PLAZA EQUITIES LLC.

Event Details
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Streetsboro Plaza (Off State Route 303), 1639 Streetsboro Plaza Drive, Streetsboro, OH 44241

Event Activities
Bring the family and enjoy the fun, including:

  • Discount that day only of 50% off two colors
  • Refreshments
  • Prizes
  • Craft project demonstrations
  • Style challenge contest
  • Scavenger hunt

New Location Details
Address: Streetsboro Plaza (Off State Route 303), 1639 Streetsboro Plaza Drive, Streetsboro, OH 44241
Phone: 330-626-1604
Store Hours: Monday – Saturday:  9 a.m. – 9 p.m./Sunday:  10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Features:

  • 9,000 square feet
  • Job search station
  • Community room available for up to 15 people

 

About Goodwill Industries Serving Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland Counties
The Goodwill Industries of Akron, Ohio, Inc., is a not-for-profit corporation that helps individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment. Operating in the five-county region of Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland & Richland, the agency was established in 1927. It is a private, independent organization, operating as an affiliate member of Goodwill Industries International. Goodwill helps to directly strengthen the region’s workforce through its employment programs and indirectly through the net proceeds from its retail outlets and industrial services division. For more information about GIA, visit www.goodwillakron.org or call 800-989-8428.

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