2014

Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake to hold Grand Opening in Rosedale

GoodDeals is a new store concept for Goodwill

BALTIMORE, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, the local non-profit that helps prepare people to secure and retain employment and build successful independent lives, will hold a grand opening for its newest retail location, GoodDeals, on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 in Rosedale, MD.

The new store is located at 6255 A Kenwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21237 and will be open Tuesday through Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. until 7 p.m. GoodDeals is Goodwill's newest retail concept that  features fifty percent off regular retail prices on clothing and linens, the only items sold in the store.

To celebrate the opening, the new Goodwill store will have a ribbon cutting ceremony, a raffle and will feature the everyday great prices and selection customers are familiar with. During the Grand Opening on Wednesday, customers can also enter to win a Samsung 32" flat screen television or Kindle Fire.

The new location marks the 9th retail store Goodwill has in Baltimore County. The new GoodDeals store will create eight new jobs in the community. Area residents will also be able to donate unwanted clothing and household items at the Outlet location next door.

"We are excited to open our first GoodDeals store," said Lisa Rusyniak, Goodwill President & CEO. "We are always looking to expand our retail locations and Baltimore County has been great for Goodwill. This will be a wonderful location for our customers, and create much needed jobs in the community."

By donating and shopping at Goodwill, consumers help fund job training and placement programs for those with disabilities or other disadvantaging conditions. For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org or find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BmoreGoodwill.

About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake:
For 95 years, Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. has helped others help themselves. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods funds job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 33,000 people in need of assistance because of physical, mental or other social barriers, and places approximately 2,500 in jobs, giving them "Not a charity, but a chance." For more information, visit www.goodwillches.org.

Media Contact:
Jonathan Balog
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
410-837-1800 ext 175
jbalog@goodwillches.org

SOURCE Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc.



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