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					                                            SPRING 2012
IN THIS ISSUE: WHERE ARE MET GRADS NOW? | THE LIFE OF YOUR DONATION | WHY DOES GOODWILL RAISE MONEY?




    G O O D W I L L     I N D U S T R I E S   O F    C E N T R A L    I N D I A N A ,   I N C .




WOR K I NG T I MES
                                                                                   C O R P O R AT E                   Rita Guhr - Three Decades with Goodwill
President’s Message                                                                U P D AT E                         After 30 years with Goodwill, Rita Guhr’s belief in the mission is as strong as ever.
                                                                                                                                                “ e evolution of how I came to           “No day is the same as the day before. Some days, there are
In the late 1930s, in the midst of the Great Depression, the small Goodwill                                                                     Goodwill, to where I am now, has         struggles. Other days, you see somebody’s accomplishment or
organization in Indianapolis was offering a range of services that included a      Congratulations,                                             made me appreciate Goodwill’s            something comes through for someone, and that makes up for
kindergarten, a pre-natal clinic, a dental clinic for school children, a home-     Graduates!                                                   mission,” Guhr said. “When I came        those times,” Guhr said. “You get to see the little victories, and
based health care program and more.                                                On Tuesday, Jan. 24 The Excel                                here, it was because of the mission,     they are their victories — seeing them make improvements or
And yes, the organization also provided jobs in Goodwill stores. While the         Center celebrated students’                                  and then I was able to grow into         have a smile on their face, or for those who don’t have family, feel
                                                                                   accomplishments during our                                   di erent positions.”                     like they have family when they’re here.”
available resources and number of people served were small, the approach
                                                                                   inaugural graduation ceremony.                                Initially referred by Vocational
Goodwill took in those days was — using current terminology — holistic and                                                                                                               Dennis Schneider, a Goodwill employee since 1975, works with
                                                                                   In his keynote speech,             Rehabilitation Services, Rita bene ted from Goodwill services
dealt with the whole family.                                                                                                                                                             Rita in Commercial Services. Rita has watched Dennis grow
                                                                                   Indianapolis Mayor Greg
                                                                                                                      and, soon, pursued a job with the organization. When Goodwill      from doing simple sub-assembly work to janitorial work at
When the U.S. entered World War II, Goodwill’s primary emphasis shifted to         Ballard encouraged students
                                                                                                                      hired her as a Placement Technician, it became her turn to help    government contract sites. In December, they celebrated their
employing people — particularly people with disabilities — who previously          to remain focused on the
                                                                                                                      job seekers nd training and employment.                            employment anniversaries together.
had few, if any, employment opportunities. Later,                                  next steps in their careers and
                                                                                   education. The Excel Center is     Today, Rita is an Employment Resource Development Specialist       “I feel like I’ve learned to, every day, appreciate what I have,
an emphasis on vocational rehabilitation was
                                                                                   the rst public charter school      in Goodwill’s Commercial Services Division, helping people         where I’m at, what I have to o er people and what they have to
added. For the next 40 years, Goodwill’s primary                                                                      with disabilities connect with resources and support.
                                                                                   in Indiana to provide adults                                                                          o er me,” Guhr said. “I learn from them, probably more than
mission could be paraphrased as helping people
                                                                                   an opportunity to earn a high      At times, she’s out on the oor, helping as a job coach.            they learn from me.”
prepare for, nd, and keep jobs.                                                    school diploma and begin
By the early 1990s, societal changes prompted                                      post-secondary education,
                                                                                   tuition-free. Locations are near
Goodwill to become involved in initiatives to
address growing social problems. Eventually, we                                    downtown, in the Meadows           Where Are Indianapolis Met Graduates Now?
launched efforts to improve education outcomes
                                                                                   and in Decatur Township. Learn     Once a part of the Indianapolis Met family, always a part of the family. These success stories highlight
                                                                                   more at www.excelcenter.org.       where two graduates are now and how the Indianapolis Met prepares students for what comes next in life.
for young people who had struggled or failed in
other settings.                                                                                                                                  Tiffany Needler                                                    Shaquala Robertson
                                                                                   Board Member                                                  Class of 2007                                                      Class of 2008
Simultaneously, we began seeing a great deal of dismaying data that                Recognized
illustrated the negative trends of signi cant social indicators, despite massive                                                                Coming to Indianapolis Met as a                                    When Shaquala Robertson was a
                                                                                   Last November, the Indiana
increases in public spending and a huge proliferation of not-for-pro t                                                                          sophomore, Ti any Needler was                                      student, she had to commute an
                                                                                   Chamber of Commerce
organizations. We began searching for programs that demonstrated long-                                                                          one of the rst students to enter                                   hour to and from school each day.
                                                                                   recognized Jean Wojtowicz,
term, positive impact reducing social problems.                                                                                                 the hallways of the new charter                                    She stayed focused, and her return
                                                                                   Goodwill Industries of Central
                                                                                                                                                school and was later honored to                                    to Indianapolis Met as an Indiana
                                                                                   Indiana and GW Commercial
As a result, we have begun implementing Nurse-Family Partnership in                                                                             be the speaker at the school’s rst                                 University intern shows that her
                                                                                   Services board member, as
Marion County. In addition to basic, nurse-led services offered under this                                            graduation ceremony. “ e Indianapolis Met was my only              continued determination has her well on her way to a career in
                                                                                   its 2011 Business Leader of
highly regarded, evidence-based national program, each mom or mom-to-                                                 option. I had dropped out of school two times before,” she said.   public health and perhaps even nursing.
                                                                                   the Year. Since 1983, her
be will be linked with a Goodwill Guide who can advise her on education                                               “I didn’t want to come at rst, but once I started attending,          is spring, Robertson will teach Indianapolis Met students
                                                                                   company, Cambridge Capital
and/or employment opportunities available through Goodwill, nancial                                                   I really enjoyed it.”                                              the importance of spiritual, physical and emotional health.
                                                                                   Management Corp., has
matters, housing, transportation, child care and health care. We believe this      helped approximately 1,200         Needler graduated recently from the Art Institute of               “I am excited. I think the students will really connect with me
whole family approach can help reduce generational poverty.                        Indiana businesses by investing    Indianapolis and has been working full-time since September as     because I am younger and I know how to share information in an
                                                                                   more than $800 million.            an associate designer at Drapery Street in Carmel. Four years of   interesting way.”
We intend to take a similar holistic approach with the children of Indianapolis
                                                                                   Congratulations, Jean!             hard work, along with an internship at Drapery Street, helped      While Robertson was a student at Indianapolis Met, she
Met and Excel Center students and graduates, Goodwill employees with                                                  Needler stay focused on her career path and long-term goals.
barriers and all these individuals’ families. Ideally, we will maintain these                                                                                                            coordinated a special presentation to her peers to educate and
relationships until the children are grown.                                        Save the Date!                        e company specializes in providing custom drapery, window       encourage them to get tested for sexually transmitted infections.
                                                                                   Goodwill’s 2012 Celebration        treatments, window cushions and custom pillows. Needler            “I was surprised at the number of students who actually listened
As this approach develops, it may increasingly resemble Goodwill’s approach        of Achievement takes place on      enjoys her job and working with clients. She visits their homes    and got tested. Teenagers wanted the information. I want to
in the late 1930s — only with much greater scale, current information and          Friday, May 11, at the brand       and then creates custom designs to match their interior            continue to educate teens about the importance of living a healthy
technology, and, hopefully, long-lasting impact in the lives of people and in      new Puma Den on the campus         decorating needs.                                                  lifestyle and what that means.”
the larger community.                                                              of Indianapolis Metropolitan       “I get to work very closely with the owner now. She has talked     Robertson admits she had a hard time adjusting to being a college
                                                                                   High School, 1635 W. Michigan      to me about owning my own location one day. at is what I           student and describes it as stressful because it was new and
                                                                                   St. The event celebrates           want to do.”                                                       di erent. However, she believes all of her experiences have shown
                                                                                   individuals who have overcome
                                                                                                                      Needler attributes her focus and motivation to have career goals   her that she can accomplish whatever she sets out to do as long as
                                                                                   barriers to employment or
                                                                                                                      this early in life to her school advisor who helped her think      she remains focused on her goals.
                                                                                   education and those who help
                                                                                                                      about what she wanted to do a er high school.                       “I feel the way many act and the things they say — students don’t
                                                                                   make that possible.
                                                                                                                      “My time at Indianapolis Met forced me to think more about         realize how important school is. It is hard out here. Just because
                          Want to read more insights from Jim McClelland?                                             what career path I wanted. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it    I am in college doesn’t mean I have it all gured out. College is a
         Check out his blog, Perspectives. http://jmmcclelland.wordpress.com                                          weren’t for the experiences I had as a student.”                   good start, and I feel like I’m headed in the right direction.”
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Whether you’re making room for
a new pair of jeans or replacing
an outdated CD player, Goodwill
accepts your donations of gently
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                                        MILLION                                                                                                                                                   Goodwillauto
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used clothing, household items,         Number of times

                                                                                                                                                             eCommerce                                      auto
furniture, books and toys.             people donated to                                                                     Good cause.

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Ever wonder what happens to

                                                                                    retail                           outlet
your items after you’ve dropped
them off? Or how your donation                                                                                                                                          Some donations,           Goodwill Auto Auctions
bene ts the community?
                                      donation                              After four weeks, items are          Donations are placed
                                                                                                                                                                        such as jewelry, CDs,
                                                                                                                                                                        DVDs, video games
                                                                                                                                                                                                  are scheduled weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                  throughout the year

look no further!
                                                                                                                                                                        and collectibles secure   at Indiana Public Auto
                                                                            marked 50% off for six days.         in bins, rotated every
                                          To get the                                                                                                                    greater value online.     Auction, 1340 S. Madison
                                                                                                                 two hours and sold
                                          most out                             If clothing or shoes are not                                                             These items are set       Ave. Most auctions
                                                                                                                 by the pound. Prices
                                          of your                               sold after six days at 50%                                                              aside and sold through    are scheduled on
  We are pleased to accept the                                                                                   are 49¢ per pound
                                          donations,                            off, they go on sale for                                                    Goodwill’s eCommerce platform:        Tuesdays and
  following donations in good/                                                                                   for glass, 69¢ per
                                          we give                             one day at 99¢. All other                                                     clickgoodwill.com.                    begin at 6 p.m.
  working condition:                                                                                             pound for clothing,
                                          them several                           items remain 50% off.                                                                                            Learn more at
   Clothing                                                                                                      housewares and books,
                                          chances to                                                                                                                                              goodwillindy.org.
                                                                                                                 and 99¢ per pound
   Footwear                               be sold.                                Unsold items are
                                                                                                                 for paired shoes.
                                                                                   purged from the sales
   Outerwear                                                                                                     Other items, such                                  “We greatly appreciate
                                                                                     oor and sent to one                                                            each donation that
   Books, records, compact                                                                                       as TVs, are priced
                                                                                    of three outlet stores.                                                         we receive. Donating
   discs, videotapes and DVDs                                                                                    as marked.

                                                                                                                                                                                                           mission
                                      “Our recycling efforts have                                                                                                   to Goodwill helps us
   Computers, electronics, and        been a great addition to our                                                                                                  provide educational
   accessories                        donation process. When                                                   Remaining donations such as                          and employment
                                      an item is donated, it is our                                            housewares are sorted, baled into                    opportunities to
   Games and toys                                                                                                                                                   individuals with limited
                                      responsibility to get the most                                           recyclable commodities or disposed of.                                               Sales of your donations
   Housewares                                                                                                                                                       options.” – Kent A.
                                      out of it, and recycling allows                                                                                                                               generate support for our
                                      us to do this. Not only do                                                                                                    Kramer, Vice President
   Knickknacks (giftware)                                                                                                                                           of Retail Operations            education and employment
                                      we get a chance to be good
   Furniture
                                                                                                                                                                                                    programs.
                                      stewards to our donors, we




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                                      can also keep commodities                                                                                                                                     Goodwill employs more
   Antiques and collectibles
                                      such as plastics or metals                                                                                     Unsold items such as clothing and
                                                                                   recycling                           salvage
                                                                                                                                                                                                    than 2,700 people locally,
   Hardware and tools                 from going into land lls.”                                                                                     shoes are sorted for secondary market          the majority of whom work
                                      – Phil Park, Director of                                                                                       sales and sold in developing countries.
   Domestics                          Sustainability                                                                                                                                                in our retail division. Many
   Sporting goods                                                                                                                                                                                   of our retail employees have


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                                                                        Reconnect is                                                                                                                such as limited education or
                                                                                                              Goodwill has been
                                                                                                                                                                         $360,000
   School textbooks                                                    Goodwill and                                                                                                                 disabilities.
                                                                                                              recycling donated,
   Playground equipment                                                   Dell’s FREE
                                                                  recycling program          Opening of       unsold televisions,                                                                   Thousands of central Indiana
                                                                                                              computers,                                                   Amount Goodwill          residents are learning and
                                       for computers, monitors, printers, electronics
                                                                                             the rst
                                      and accessories. You can donate these items,
                                      which do not have to be in working condition,          recycling
                                                                                                              plastics, metals,
                                                                                                              cardboard, paper,
                                                                                                              electrical cords,
                                                                                                                                       MILLION                               saved in waste
                                                                                                                                                                             removal costs
                                                                                                                                                                                                    working because of you. It’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                    your jeans, CD player and
                                                                                                                                                                           through recycling        other gently used donations
                                             at any Goodwill location. Learn more at
                                                                   goodwillindy.org.         center           small appliances
                                                                                                              and more.
                                                                                                                                           Pounds of goods we kept
                                                                                                                                            out of land lls last year           in 2011             that make it possible.
                                                                                                                                                                            Honor gifts received by the Foundation recognize birthdays, anniversaries
Why Does Goodwill                                            About the Fred C. Tucker, III Honor Fund:
                                                                                                                              F O U N D AT I O N                            or other signi cant occasions in people’s lives. Memorial gifts to the
                                                                          Fred Tucker’s service to Goodwill is long
Raise Money?                                                              and distinguished. He served on the                 REPORT
                                                                                                                                                                            Goodwill Industries Foundation honor the memory of a relative or friend
                                                                                                                                                                            and provide lasting help to people served by Goodwill Industries. The
                                                                          Goodwill Industries Board of Directors from
                                                                                                                                                                            names listed are those memorialized or honored by donors during the
If you shop at one of Goodwill’s many central Indiana                     1988–2006. During that time, he was Vice
                                                                                                                                                                            period from July 1–December 31, 2011.
retail stores, you might wonder why Goodwill raises                       Chair and Chair of the Board, becoming an
additional nancial contributions. A er all, the revenue      Honorary Director in 2006. Since 2006, Tucker has been
generated from our retail stores is a signi cant portion     a member of the Goodwill Industries Foundation Board
of the overall budget, sustains our operations and           of Directors, and since 2003, he has served on the               Honor Gifts                              Memorial Gifts                            Memorial Funds
supports our mission. e money raised by the Goodwill         Goodwill Education Initiatives Board as a member and,            In Honor of Scott Bess                   In Memory of George Mike Barth, Jr.       William A. Carter Memorial Fund
                                                             from 2005–2010, as chair. Goodwill is fortunate to be            Anonymous                                Mrs. Ione L. DeBolt                       Mr. Joseph Carter and Mr. Greg Julian
Foundation, however, supplements our retail revenue                                                                                                                                                              Mr. Matthew B. Carter
                                                             one of the bene ciaries of Fred Tucker’s philanthropy.           In Honor of Jonathan Birge               In Memory of Benjamin Brimmer
and provides additional support for capital projects                                                                                                                                                             Mr. and Mrs. Raymond W. McDonald
                                                                                                                              Mr. James M. McClelland                  Dr. Billye Brown
and services. Funds raised help us innovate, respond to      About the Jack Dustman Honor Fund:                                                                                                                  Peter D. Coquillette Memorial Fund
                                                                                                                              In Honor of Peggy Boehm                  In Memory of William L. Buccholtz
opportunities, grow our businesses, expand our facilities,                                                                    Mr. James M. McClelland                  Mrs. Ione L. DeBolt                       Mrs. Lorene C. Coquillette ornbury
improve the lives of our employees and weather tough                      This fund celebrates the life and                                                                                                      Mr. James M. McClelland
                                                                          contributions of a man whose community              In Honor of the Marriage of Mary         In Memory of Betty Collier
economic times.                                                                                                               Bookwalter and Jeffrey Stant             Mrs. Ione L. DeBolt                       Jack Dustman Memorial Fund
                                                                          philanthropy included service to United Way
                                                                                                                              David Ziegler                            Mrs. William Halpern                      Robert and Ann Ferrell
In recent years, the Goodwill Foundation and its donors                   of Central Indiana, Indianapolis Museum                                                                                                Drs. Jim and Gwen Fountain
have been instrumental in supporting Goodwill’s                           of Art, IUPUI, Indianapolis Chamber of              In Honor of Derrick Burks                In Memory of Charles W. D. Gayley         Paul and Martha Schmidt
                                                             Commerce and many other organizations. From 1968                 Anonymous                                Mrs. Denise D. Gayley
education initiatives. e Foundation provided capital                                                                                                                                                             Reverend Orien Wesley Fifer
                                                             until his death in 2006, Dustman was deeply involved             In Honor of Gina DelSanto                In Memory of Virgil L. Ging
to remodel existing space in our headquarters for use as                                                                      Anonymous                                                                          Memorial Fund
                                                             with Goodwill Industries, serving as Chairman of the                                                      Mr. and Mrs. Richard H. Dyer
a high school, and it provided operational support and                                                                                                                                                           Mr. and Mrs. James T. Neal
                                                             Board from 1977–1980 and the Foundation Board                    In Honor of Nancy Ruddell Duck           In Memory of Grace, Delores and Alfred
grants to help meet the needs of students and families       from 1986–1996. He served on the board of Goodwill               Anonymous                                Mr. Darrow A. Owens                       Louis and Carolyn Kincannon
in di cult times. Most recently, generous contributors                                                                                                                                                           Memorial Fund
                                                             Industries International from 1974–80 and chaired that           In Honor of Otto Frenzel, IV             In Memory of Jo Ann Wood ll Graham        Friends of Lou and Carolyn Kincannon
donated funds to build the Puma Den, a multipurpose          board from 1979–80. In 2006, Goodwill established The            Anonymous                                Ms. Sarah C. Barney                       Joseph and Karen Glaser
facility that will o er physical education, recreation,      Jack Dustman Society, a major gift society, to recognize         In Honor of Corienne Gettum              In Memory of Kathryn Harder Kipka         Mr. James L. Kincannon
music and theater to Indianapolis Metropolitan High          others who, like Dustman, had made a signi cant                  Mr. James M. McClelland                  Mr. and Mrs. Ross A. Kipka                Ms. Nancy Kincannon
School students.                                             commitment to Goodwill.                                          In Honor of Robert R. Girk               In Memory of Lois Knust Oglesby           James O. Kneisley Memorial Fund
                                                                                                                              Anonymous                                Mrs. Donald Clodfelter                    Mrs. Joyce Kneisley
Sometimes it’s necessary to respond quickly to an
                                                                                                                              In Honor of Gordon M. Graham             In Memory of Elmer D. Schwamberger        Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Kuhn, Jr.
opportunity, and funding from the Goodwill Foundation                                                                                                                                                            Memorial Fund
                                                                                                                              Mr. James M. McClelland                  Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Dryer
can do that. A grant from the Foundation provided                                                                                                                                                                Mr. James M. McClelland
                                                                                                                              In Honor of Cindy and Mike Graham        In Memory of Reverend Landrum Shields
startup capital for recycling operations that created                                                                         Dennis and Kaye Palmer                                                             Alan M. McNeil Memorial Fund
                                                                           Goodwill Adds Veteran Fundraiser                                                            Dr. and Mrs. George H. Rawls
additional jobs, enabling Goodwill to generate more value                                                                                                                                                        Mr. and Mrs. David O. Johnson
                                                                                                                              In Honor of Betty Harris                 In Memory of Fred Svigel                  Mrs. Helen N. McNeil
from donated merchandise and reduce trash disposal                                                                            Ken and Lory Harris                      Mrs. Donald Clodfelter                    Mr. Steven A. McNeil
costs. is venture makes our business stronger, and it        As the newest member of Goodwill’s executive team, I nd          In Honor of Holly Hill-Brooks            In Memory of Jim Turner                   Maurine R. Miller Memorial Fund
diverts millions of pound of plastic, metals, cardboard      myself in a unique situation.                                    Anonymous                                Cindy and Mike Graham                     Mr. John E. Marynell
and electric components away from land lls every year,                                                                        In Honor of James Humphrey
                                                             For 30 years, I’ve worked for a not-for-pro t organization —                                                                                        Phyllis J. Prather Memorial Fund
providing steady employment for several people.
                                                             the last 15 years as a Chief Fundraising Of cer. Of all the
                                                                                                                              Anonymous
                                                                                                                                                                       Honor Funds                               Mr. Gene Prather
   e Foundation also supports direct services to those       Vice Presidents at Goodwill, I’m the only one with nonpro t      In Honor of Brian King                                                             Anne Ayres Taylor Memorial Fund
                                                                                                                              Anonymous                                Betsy T. Dustman Honor Fund
who have barriers to achieving their full potential. is      roots. In short, your Goodwill is run by business people,                                                 Mr. and Mrs. James P. White               Mr. and Mrs. William Mode Taylor
assistance can take the form of work experience for          and they run a powerful social enterprise serving thousands      In Honor of Kyle Lanham                  Tom Mercer
                                                                                                                              Anonymous                                                                          For contributors and more donor listings:
those with disabilities, lack of education or criminal       of individuals and families in meaningful ways each year.                                                 C. Perry Grif th, Jr. Honor Fund          www.goodwillindy.org/community
                                                                                                                              In Honor of Kent Kramer                  Mr. James M. McClelland
records, or it can help job seekers write résumés and        My expertise is connecting individuals of means, who want        Anonymous
apply for open positions. Recently, Goodwill has o ered                                                                                                                Susan Bassett Hetherington Honor Fund
                                                             to see exciting things happen, with an organization that has     In Honor of Scott and Emily McClelland   Anonymous
services to its own low-wage employees through a             great ideas. I get a thrill out of telling the Goodwill story,   Mrs. Bernadette Aliprantis
program called Goodwill Guides. Employees learn about                                                                                                                  James M. McClelland Honor Fund
                                                             and I often discover people don’t understand the full scope      In Honor of William K. McGowan           Mrs. Donald Clodfelter
budgeting, accessing resources, planning and educational     of our impact. So, we’re going to help old friends and new       Mr. James M. McClelland                  Nancy and Berkley Duck
opportunities. Several employees have obtained a             discover the Goodwill we know — a Goodwill reconnecting          In Honor of Owen B. Melton, Jr.          Mrs. Lorene C. Coquillette ornbury
promotion, saved for a house, earned a high school           with its legacy of providing a holistic approach to the          Mr. James M. McClelland                  Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Wilkerson
diploma or other credential, or moved on to a better job     complex issues that individuals face.                            In Honor of Andrew B. Morris             Fred C. Tucker, III Honor Fund
outside of Goodwill.                                                                                                          Anonymous                                Mr. James M. McClelland
                                                             Come see what we’re doing, and I think you’ll want to
Goodwill raises money to help change the lives               make Goodwill a part of your philanthropic interests and         In Honor of Nancy Myrland
                                                             future planning. Your return will be an investment in human      Anonymous
of the thousands of people in central Indiana
                                                             capital and more productive lives.                               In Honor of Michael B. O’Connor
each year. To learn how you can help, please visit                                                                            Anonymous
www.goodwillindy.org/donate, where you can
                                                             Thank you,                                                       In Honor of Daniel J. Riley
donate online, and learn about gi s of cash and stock,                                                                        Anonymous
as well as planned gi s. You can help someone earn                                                                            In Honor of Jean Wojtowicz
                                                             Ken File, Vice President For Advancement
a diploma, have a healthy baby or advance in the                                                                              Anonymous
workplace. You can help Goodwill change lives.               Goodwill Foundation of Central Indiana
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                                                            New, Larger Store
                                                            Opens in Anderson
                       New Goodwill Store                   After Goodwill closed the Anderson
                       Opens in Fishers                     store for a week, 117 shoppers
                       On Feb. 14, Goodwill opened its      eagerly stood in line awaiting
                       47th retail store at 11561 Geist     the grand opening of the new
                       Pavilion Drive in Fishers. At more   store on March 10. Located at
                       than 15,000 square feet, the         4909 S. Scatter eld Road, the
                       store houses wall-to-wall modern     store is 16,326 square feet — 6,900 square feet larger
                       and vintage designer clothes,        than the former location. In addition, the new store has
household items, books and toys. It has four checkout       four checkout lanes and a double donation drive thru.
lanes, a donation drive thru and 20 employees.              Goodwill opened its rst store in Anderson in 1971.

				
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