Group health insurance seminar offers tips

Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries presents a free seminar to provide business owners and managers information about affordable group healthcare coverage in a time of change. Healthcare for Employers: How to Prepare for Changes in the Affordable Care Act is set for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Cascade Hall at the Douglas […]

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Goodwill hires vice president of retail

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries has hired Dave Robison as vice president of retail and operations. Robison has more than 8 years of experience with Goodwill, having previously worked for organizations in Kennewick, Washington, and Eugene, Oregon. His first job with Goodwill was teaching job skills to adults with disabilities in a retail training center. That […]

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Klamath Falls career fair set

Klamath Falls, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 3401 Washburn Way. Connecting people seeking work with employers who are hiring is a key part of Goodwill’s mission to enable employment. The career fair is open to […]

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Workforce development director hired

Grants Pass, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries has hired David Fricke as Director of Workforce Development for Josephine County. He oversees all Goodwill’s workforce development programs and services in Josephine County. Fricke started his career in employment and workforce development in 1991. He came to Goodwill from the Umpqua Valley disAbilities Network in Roseburg, […]

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Back to School fashion featured

KOBI 5 reporters Taelor Rian and Allison Ross hosted Julie Fletcher in studio with three teenage models to talk about back-to-school shopping during the morning show on Thursday, Aug. 17. They showcased on-trend denim Theresa Von Haden, a retail production associate at our White City store, arranged for her daughter and friends, all students at […]

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Career fair coming to White City

Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 8080 Highway 62, White City. Connecting people seeking work with employers who are hiring is a key part of Goodwill’s mission to enable employment. The career fair is open to all job […]

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New VP and director in Klamath named

Klamath Falls, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries has hired Rich Ortiz, a long-time resident of Klamath County as Director of Workforce Development for Klamath and Lake counties. Ortiz replaces Erin Young, who was promoted to Vice President of Workforce Development and now is based at Goodwill’s regional office in Medford. Ortiz spent more than […]

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Beating the heat

When a record-breaking heat wave hit Southern Oregon, Goodwill closed its attended donation trailers in Medford and Grants Pass when afternoon temperatures soared to around 110 degrees on Wednesday, Aug. 2, and Thursday, Aug. 3. KDRV Newswatch 12 reported on the weather-related closures on Aug. 2 during the 5 p.m. broadcast. They also included a […]

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Gearing up for Country Crossings

Newswatch 12 reporter Cassandra Mlynarek visited the Southern Oregon Goodwill store in Central Point on Thursday, July 27, to learn about how the store was ready to help people prepare for Country Crossings, the big country music festival at The Expo. She returned to do series of live broadcasts during the morning show on Friday, […]

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Jackson County celebrates success

Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries wrapped up a series of celebrations honoring the achievements of clients, employees and partners with a Stories Behind the Store Celebration for Jackson County on July 20 at the Rogue Valley Country Club. The Story of the Year was Hayley Taylor, who came to Goodwill to earn her GED and get […]

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