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OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Alex

This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily chat with Alex Budrevich. Alex talks about his transition from the Work Adjustment Program to employment at Goodwill and now to broadcast technician trainee in Radio Reading, like Otho Mae and Larry. He also shares his history with music, starting as an accordionist and acquiring the drums, bass, harmonica, and now ukulele. His comfort behind the mic comes from his experience playing in a band,.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Larry

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Larry
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily introduce Larry Karabin, a long-time Textiles employee-turned Radio Reading trainee along with Otho Mae and Alex. Larry entertains with his zingers while claiming to be a boring person – which listeners will find out quickly he is not. Larry, Mike, and Emily talk history of Goodwill and the growing options of accessibility for people with vision impairments. Listen to Our Goodwill Stories through the News.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Doug, the “Additional Embellishment”

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Doug, the “Additional Embellishment”
This week, on Our Goodwill Stor(I)es, Mike and Emily interview Doug Marsh, manager of the brand new Goodwill retail store in Hubbard, Ohio! Doug shares his strong work history of retail experience and how he climbed the ladder from supervisor to assistant manager in Goodwill’s New Castle store and now manager in Hubbard. Doug talks about his vision for the new store, which will open sometime this fall, and his appreciation for community support.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Kathy

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Kathy
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily interview Kathy Treese. Kathy is Goodwill’s Production Coordinator, overseeing several areas in the main processing plant. In this episode, Kathy shares her powerful story of hitting the bottom and then, with the support of Goodwill’s Missions Services Department, reaching her potential to the point where she can give back and help others. Listen to Our Goodwill Stories through the News and Events page on Youngstown.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet MOTIVE

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet MOTIVE
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily share even more details about Motive, Goodwill’s Mobile Technology Instructional Vehicle. A classroom on wheels, this RV-style vehicle will make learning to use computers more accessible to community members across Goodwill’s five-county territory and beyond. Emily lists several dates Motive will be available for tours and learning as well as the start date to a new series of classes available to the public. Listen to Our.