Summer Work Experience — OWH — 7/16/16

The summer session of Goodwill’s Work Experience program was highlighted on the front page of the OWH/Money section on 7/16/16.
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2016 Omaha’s Choice Awards — OWH — 6/5/16

2016 Omaha’s Choice Awards: The winners are …

Thousands of votes were cast in more than 150 categories to determine the winners in the inaugural Omaha’s Choice Awards.  Goodwill took the award for Thrift Store/Consignment category!!!

Here’s the write-up that was in  the 6/5/16 edition of the OWH …

Thrift Store/Consignment: Goodwill

18 metro-area locations / www.goodwill.org

Looking for more variety than what you find on your average department store shelves? Most Goodwill stores introduce more than 2,000 new items onto the sales floor each day. And you won’t be the only one who gets a great deal. Millions of people benefit from Goodwill employment training, job placement services, financial education, youth mentoring and more.

Finalists: Hand Me Up Store, New Life Thrift, Thrift America

 

Here’s the OWH link …

http://www.omaha.com/special_sections/omahaschoice/omaha-s-choice-winners-retail/article_fd026dde-5c02-5cc6-b9e2-3424a0f4802f.html

 

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YouthBuild/Builders of the Future — OWH — 5/13/16

Goodwill’s YouthBuild program was highlighted in an OWH article featuring the Builders of the Future mentoring program on the front page of the 5/13/16 MONEY section

Here’s the link:

http://www.omaha.com/money/resurrected-mentoring-program-gives-students-skills-for-construction-life/article_990153c6-b9b0-501b-8a2f-fa713f8d319a.html

 

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OPS Transition Program — OWH — 2/20/16

Goodwill Omaha was mentioned in an OWH article that ran 2/20/16 — OPS program helps young adults with disabilities transition to independent living
“Vocational training is a big part of the Transition program. Students have paid and unpaid job training opportunities at different work sites, including Goodwill, Mutual of Omaha and various hospitals.”
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Daily Nonpareil — Ashlie Hite/Work Experience — 2/15/16

You’ll WANT to read this front page Daily Nonpareil story about Ashlie Hite who is a member of the Abraham Lincoln High School (Council Bluffs, IA) Lynx Basketball TEAM!

Ashlie is also a participant in Goodwill’s Work Experience program at our Madison Avenue store!

http://www.nonpareilonline.com/sports/local/all-smiles-hite-s-basketball-experience-at-a-l-a/article_725be47a-d44e-11e5-a9e1-ffe97b929c85.html

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