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KDRV features Jackson County’s Story Behind the Store

KDRV Newswatch 12 reporter Emma Balkenbush covered the Southern Oregon Goodwill® awards luncheon on Thursday, May 24 in the Skyline Plaza at the Rogue Valley Manor in Medford. It was for community members, Goodwill team members, and volunteers to recognize achievement in employment and personal growth. The luncheon, titled Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration, honored […]

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Goodwill Jackson County Celebrates Stories Behind the Store

Southern Oregon Goodwill® hosted an awards luncheon on Thursday, May 24 in the Skyline Plaza at the Rogue Valley Manor for community members, Goodwill team members and volunteers to recognize achievement in employment and personal growth. The awards luncheon, titled Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration, honored Goodwill program participants who overcame odds and found their […]

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Nonprofits team up in Rogue Challenge

Seven nonprofit health and human service nonprofits in Jackson County came together in 2016 to learn about each other and the challenges facing the families, clients, and patients they served. Driven by the desire to be more effective in their work to help individuals, families and communities thrive, Southern Oregon Goodwill, ACCESS, Addictions Recovery Center, […]

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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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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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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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Grants Pass career fair planned

Grants Pass, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, June 14, at the Goodwill Job Connection, 735 SW Fifth St, Grants Pass. Connecting people seeking work with employers who are hiring is a key part of Goodwill’s mission to enable employment. The career fair is […]

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Career fair coming to Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will host a career fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 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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Celebrating Klamath County achievements

Southern Oregon Goodwill hosted its Stories Behind the Store Celebration for Klamath County, the third in a series of five events set across its territory this year, on May 11 Running Y Resort. The Story of the Year was Jonathon Carle, the first student to earn his GED through the Klamath Center for Education and […]

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Community attends career fair

The Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries Career Fair in Medford on May 10 attracted a dozen employers, 94 job candidates and media attention. KDRV NewsWatch 12, the Medford ABC affiliate, posted a brief about the career fair online May 4 and ran an announcement about the event during the 6 p.m. news broadcast on Tuesday, May […]

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