Stories tagged with: goodwill

June 16, 2014 - 4:51pm
10 weeks 2 days ago

More than a hundred people met at the Goodwill Corporate Campus on the West Pike to celebrate 100 years in the community.

Since opening back in 1914, the Goodwill Industries in our area has spread its reach to ten counties in Southeastern Ohio and five counties in West Virginia. During that time they have continued their mission to help people in need especially those suffering from physical and mental barriers.

"We work with so many of our folks and this gives them a reason...

March 13, 2014 - 6:41pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

Elder Beerman is offering shoppers a way to help the community and receive a few coupons in the process.

The bi-annual Goodwill Sale starts on Thursday and shoppers are encouraged to bring in their lightly used clothing and home items to Elder Beerman to benefit the local community through job creation.

"With Elder Beerman helping with everything the donations. We get some really great items so it helps us having more people coming into our store and everything which helps...

September 19, 2013 - 5:27pm
48 weeks 6 days ago

Have you been waiting for your favorite perfume or cologne to go on sale at Elder-Beerman?

Well, if you donate your unwanted clothes at Elder-Beerman inside Colony Square Mall or any area Goodwill location, you'll receive a coupon that can be used at Elder-Beerman for each item you donate.

"Generally twice a year we partner up with Elder-Beerman," said Connie Kimble, manager of the Goodwill on Maple Avenue.  "And what customers can do is bring in their...

March 14, 2013 - 1:42pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

It's time to throw open those closet doors and do some spring cleaning.

Once you've piled up that clothing Elder Beerman and Goodwill want you to bring it to them. Now through March 30 if you donate items to Goodwill or drop them in the bins at Elder Beerman store.

You'll receive a 25 percent off coupon to the department store. This clothing helps to support their mission and keeps the organization running.

"The clothing is sorted and then we sell the clothing and that...

November 26, 2012 - 9:19pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Zanesville City Council passes amendments of 1999 and 2002 agreement with Mattingly foods.

Port Authority Executive Director Mike Jacoby said that the company expanded two freezers on its property which required large investments. The agreements made years ago offered tax abatements to Mattingly. The company is currently adjusting their business model after losing a major contract with Bob Evans.

"One of the things they've done is change the ownership of the real property,...

November 13, 2012 - 9:34pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

Expansion could be in the future for two area businesses.

Tom's Ice Cream Bowl owner Bill Sullivan said it is his dream to expand his business and his wife's to have a gift shop. Sullivan is now attempting to make those dreams reality. He recently purchased a home next to the Ice Cream Bowl and plans to turn it into a gift shop. The gift shop will sell pottery and other items currently housed at the ice cream shop.

There's also plans for the outside of the proposed store.


September 14, 2011 - 4:56pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

Shoppers at a Colony Square Mall store can save money and support the community at the same time.

Elder-Beerman is collecting gently used clothing and household items that will be sold at Goodwill stores.  Store manager Annie Wolfer said customers will receive a tiered discount coupon in exchange for each donation.

"With these coupons, it's on things that aren't normally on sale like cosmetics, fragrances, Columbia, Levi and electronics, so there are a lot of great...

July 7, 2011 - 1:35pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Zanesville Police have one man in custody and are searching for another man in connection with two incidents Thursday. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says it started around 3:30 am at the Putnam Beer Dock. Roush says a suspect broke out the front window of the business and stole lottery tickets, beer and cigarettes. Detective Roush says then around 11:00 am the attendant at the North-end K-Mart Goodwill drop off facility was robbed by a suspect who matched the description of the suspect...

June 11, 2011 - 2:39pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

"Go green"... That was the mission for one local church here in the Y-city.

The United Methodist Church teamed-up with Goodwill to help recycle items like old computers, small appliances, and other items people don't know what to do with.

Pastor of The United Methodist Church, Dennis Baker, said, they collected, " Anything we can save from the garbage can, to put back to use in our world."

Volunteers were present...

March 12, 2011 - 5:26pm
3 years 23 weeks ago

Elder Beerman and Goodwill hosted their annual Stuff the Truck event Saturday.

A Goodwill truck was parked behind the department store and there was one goal in mind; to stuff the truck with all sorts of things.

"We do this twice a year and it is great to see such participation for all of the customers. They get their merchandise, they use their coupon and they know all about the event," Annie Wolfer, Store Manager.

Wolfer has a message for those who donated.

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