Posts Tagged Douglas County

SO Goodwill reopens week of May 11

A Letter to the Community from Shae Johns, President/CEO Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries For the first time since March 23, Southern Oregon Goodwill is open to shoppers, donors, and job seekers — operating under an abundance of caution and diligence with new safety procedures. On Monday, May 11, six retail stores will reopen in our […]

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Douglas County 2017 successes celebrated

Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries honored successful community employment at an awards luncheon, titled Goodwill Story Behind the Store Celebration, on Thursday, March 8, in Roseburg. Goodwill recognized Scott Holland, who with skills gained through Goodwill programs and his inspiring personal determination, found a job he excels in at Papa Murphy’s in Roseburg. He is the […]

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Goodwill hosts employee retention workshop

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries presents a free seminar on retaining employees by creating intelligent teams that promote a culture of performance, engagement and well-being. Retaining Top Talent: Develop Intelligent Teams and Keep Your Best People is set for 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Southern Oregon Wine Institute, Danny Lang Event 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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Goodwill and Cow Creek Tribe unveil trailer

Canyonville, OR — On Thursday, June 22, Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries will unveil a co-branded donations trailer featuring support by the Cow Creek Tribe and Seven Feathers Casino Resort for local workforce development programs. Seven Feathers Casino Resort is underwriting the expense for the nonprofit to update three donation trailers which vary in lengths from […]

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Douglas County honors winners

On Thursday, April 13, Southern Oregon Goodwill hosted the second of five Stories Behind the Store Celebrations with the Douglas County event at Seven Feathers conference center. Gary Eads, owner of Eads Enterprises, a McDonald’s restaurant franchise in Douglas County, was recognized as the 2016 Story of the Year for enabling employment for several Goodwill […]

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Goodwill announces voucher awards

Medford, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries® will give out $62,850 in vouchers to community service agencies in Douglas, Klamath, Jackson and Josephine counties to help people who need clothing and home essentials in 2017. Dating back to 1998, the voucher program evolved from the magnitude of requests Goodwill received for assistance with clothing and […]

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Job Connections guide people to work

Tyler Jones at KEZI 9, the Eugene ABC affiliate that covers Roseburg, did a story about the successful work of Goodwill Job Connection centers across Southern Oregon. The story also appeared on KDRV.com, the website of Medford’s ABC affiliate. Here is the full news release: Southern Oregon Goodwill® Job Connections prove valuable for job seekers […]

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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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Roseburg As Is to close

Roseburg, OR — Southern Oregon Goodwill® Industries will close the Goodwill As Is Outlet store at 1807 NE Diamond Lake Blvd. on Thursday, Nov. 4. With the lease coming to end of term, the landlord has notified Goodwill of intent to sell the property. On Saturday, Oct. 1, Goodwill will start directing donations and e-waste […]

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