Stories tagged with: goodwill

December 5, 2015 - 7:39pm
21 weeks 4 days ago

Many children would like a new bike or a barbie doll for their birthday. However, one local kid felt it was better to give than to receive on her special day.

Today is Ayanna Stewart's ninth birthday and instead of receiving gifts, she asked her birthday party guests to make a donation to the Goodwill instead because, she felt that she needed to give.

"Well, my mom and me had an idea to donate some things because, we had been saving up to give to people already. We thought...

September 17, 2015 - 4:37pm
32 weeks 6 days ago

Now through October 3rd Goodwill and Elder-Beerman are teaming up for their semi-annual Goodwill Sale.

Customers bring in items to donate and in return Elder-Beerman will give them a coupon per item that they can then use to purchase new merchandise. For this special occasion the coupons will even qualify to be used on fragrances, cosmetics, brands like Levi, Fossil and Ralph Lauren and even on sale and clearance items.

"It's great because it's a way that the customers can...

March 12, 2015 - 5:18pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

Spring is on the horizon and so is Spring cleaning. Elder Beerman and Goodwill Industries have partnered together to give people motivation to donate, rather than throw out, gently used items you no longer want.

From now until March 28th, for each item you donate to Goodwill you can get up to 25 percent off items at Elder Beerman. At the Colony Square Mall, Elder Beerman has donation bins throughout the store. Store Manager, Annie Wolfer, said it's an easy way to clean out your closet...

September 17, 2014 - 4:33pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Elder-Beerman is asking you to clean out your closets this week.

Since 1994, Elder-Beerman and Goodwill have been teaming up twice a year to collect donations for the Goodwill stores. Store Manager Annie Wolfer, said that this event goes far beyond collecting gently used items.

"It's a great way to support the community because when the donations come in, and go to Goodwill, that helps employ people, it helps to train people that have barriers to employment, its just a...

June 16, 2014 - 4:51pm
1 year 46 weeks 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
2 years 7 weeks 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
2 years 32 weeks 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
3 years 7 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
3 years 22 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
3 years 24 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.


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