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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.

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.