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OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Wrapping It Up for the Holidays

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Wrapping It Up for the Holidays
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily end the first season of Our Goodwill Stor(i)es by reflecting on their favorite guests and episodes in 2019. Emily shares updates on computer classes and training programs and Mike announces another podcast in the works through Radio Reading. Mike and Emily want to wish everybody a happy holiday season, and we will see you in 2020! Listen to Our Goodwill Stories through the News and.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Mike, GII

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Mike, GII
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily talk with Mike Hall, Instructional Design Specialist for the Digital Skills team at Goodwill Industries International. Mike talks about his role at GII and his efforts to support local Goodwills as they implement digital skills curriculum in their Mission Departments, just like Youngstown Goodwill is doing. In addition to the importance of digital skills, Mike shares his musical interests and about his band, Something’s Brewing. .

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Beverly

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Beverly
This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily host Beverly Bryant, one of Goodwill’s program participants. From a chance meeting in the local library to joining Job Club to getting not one but TWO job offers, Beverly shares her story of transformation, growth and success. Beverly’s story is guaranteed to warm your heart and bring you good cheer. Listen to Our Goodwill Stories through the News and Events page on Youngstown Area Goodwill’s.

OUR GOODWILL STOR(I)ES: Meet Joy

This week, on Our Goodwill Stories, Mike and Emily talk with Joy Mistovich, a person with so much enthusiasm and so many roles it was hard to fit into one podcast. An author, poet, Radio Reading volunteer, Goodwill Advisory Board member, and, most recently, AIRA Consultant and Subject Matter Expert. Joy shares about her work with AIRA, an acronym for Artificial Intelligence Remote Assistance, a software and hardware company that makes it possible for blind.

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.