Archive for 2016

K-CET celebrates opening

College and community leaders celebrated the opening of Klamath Center for Education & Training (K-CET) with a ribbon-cutting at Klamath Community College Thursday, Dec. 1. K-CET is an innovative partnership between KCC and Southern Oregon Goodwill designed to address adult educational needs in Klamath and Lake counties. The center opened in September and now has […]

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Good & Will Grand Opening

It’s here! Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Good & Will, a curated collection, opened Nov. 22. The Ashland Chamber of Commerce kicked off the morning with a ribbon cutting at 9 a.m.               Crowds poured in to check out the collection of hand-selected merchandise from trendsetting […]

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Downtown Ashland Boutique to Open

Medford, OR — Good & Will, a curated collection, brings a new style of shopping to downtown Ashland. The boutique at 163 E. Main St., Ashland, is a new concept for Southern Oregon Goodwill and brings a national trend to local fashion-conscious and community-minded consumers. “Our new boutique is a concept distinguished from other Goodwill […]

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Adult Education in Klamath County

Southern Oregon Goodwill® has teamed up with Klamath Community College to offer adult education, including GED® prep and ESL courses. The new program is growing quickly and KTVL News 10 visited Nov. 4 to update viewers. Here is the story. Here is the full media release on the partnership. An innovative partnership between Southern Oregon […]

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Fall and Winter Computer Classes

If cold weather has you spending more time inside, now could be the perfect time to polish up your computer skills. Southern Oregon Goodwill® has community computer classes for adults at Employment & Training Centers across the region. The courses provide computer basics and knowledge of popular Microsoft Office programs. Check out this schedule if you’re looking for new job skills […]

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New Donation Site in Roseburg

KPIC 4, the CBS affiliate in Roseburg, posted a story about a new Goodwill site for collecting donations and e-waste. Check out their coverage, which included photos and a short video. Read the full release below. Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries will open a new donation collection site for clothing, household goods and […]

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Poverty Simulation in Roseburg

Southern Oregon Goodwill facilitated a Community Action Poverty Simulation in Roseburg Oct. 27. The simulation, developed by a community action agency in Missouri, enables participants to view poverty from different angles and then discuss the potential for change within their communities. It’s designed to sensitize those who serve low-income families and to create a broader […]

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Running Dead 5K coverage

Southern Oregon’s most apocalyptic fun run drew more than 300 people to Pear Blossom Park at The Commons in downtown Medford. Southern Oregon Goodwill’s Running Dead 5K had 284 registered runners. Another 37 runners ages 4-8 signed up for the AllCare Health Kids Survivor Sprint. Participants could get free zombie makeup done by expert stylists […]

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Poverty Simulation in Klamath Falls

A poverty simulation presented by Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries Oct. 18 at the Klamath Falls Shilo Inn Convention Center gave service providers and leaders from across Klamath County a look at what it takes for a low-income family to survive a month. Herald and News reporter Courtney Anderson observed, talked to participants and wrote this […]

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