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GOODWILL INDUSTRIES SET TO HONOR CLEVELAND AREA BUSINESSES AND INDIVIDUALS AT POWER OF WORK BREAKFAST

September 24, 2018

CANTON, OH – Continuing with its 100th anniversary celebration, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio will honor those in the Cleveland area that have helped to support the mission and future of Goodwill.

The breakfast event, slated for Thursday, October 18th at Windows on the River in Cleveland, will begin at 7:30 a.m. and will celebrate the accomplishments of local individuals who have found personal success through Goodwill and showcase the partnerships Goodwill has with many local businesses and organizations. This year’s organizational award winners include WKYC’s Possible U series and Marc’s Stores and Pharmacy. The event will feature Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, as the keynote speaker.

The event speaker, Armond Budish, is a lifelong Clevelander and serves as Cuyahoga County Executive. County Executive Budish oversaw the County’s first-ever strategic plan and his vision is to make Cuyahoga County a vibrant region where everyone thrives and all things are possible. Armond has been active in public service for nearly a quarter-century and was elected by his legislative peers to House Speaker, where he always maintains focus on Cuyahoga County. Armond served as the Democratic Leader of the House for the 129th and 130th Ohio General Assemblies.

Ticket prices for the event are $15 for an individual and $120 for a table of eight. Each ticket includes breakfast and parking. To purchase tickets or for information on sponsoring the event, go to the Goodwill website, www.goodwillgoodskills.org/RSVP. The Power of Work Breakfast Event is sponsored by Timken Steel, Windows on the River and Third Federal.

 

ABOUT GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER CLEVELAND AND EAST CENTRAL OHIO:

Celebrating its Centennial year in 2018, the local Goodwill, Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc., (“Goodwill”) is a proven social enterprise that works closely with other non-profit agencies as well as community businesses to prepare people for a variety of stable career options and in turn, a more productive and sustainable way of life. Revenue from its retail stores helps Goodwill provide people with the life changing, skill-building programs and services needed to remove common barriers to good jobs.  In 2017, Goodwill impacted the lives of 11,935 residents in the 10 counties it serves: Cuyahoga, Geauga, part of Lake, Stark, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Jefferson, and Harrison in Ohio, and Brooke and Hancock in West Virginia. Learn more at www.GoodwillGoodSkills.org.

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