BALTIMORE, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, will be opening a new retail store and donation center on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 9 a.m. The new store is located at 3153 Solomon's Island Road, Edgewater, MD 21037. It is Goodwill's 29th retail location.
The new store will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.
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 know. During the Grand Opening Weekend (Wednesday, April 29th through Sunday, May 3rd), customers can also enter to win a flat screen television or Kindle Fire.
This is the 6th retail store Goodwill has in Anne Arundel County and will create 17 new jobs in the community. Area residents will also be able to donate unwanted clothing and household items at the location. In addition to 26 retail stores, Goodwill operates 3 outlets.
"Expanding into Anne Arundel County has long been a goal of ours," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "We're very excited to open our 6th location here and appreciate our many loyal shoppers and donors. Our retail stores fund our job training and placement programs and this is all made possible through the support of 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 goodwillches.org or find us on Facebook at Facebook.com/BmoreGoodwill.
About Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake: Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. provides job training, job placement and other human services for people who are unemployed or face other challenges to employment, including people with significant disabilities. Last year, Goodwill placed 2,506 individuals into jobs. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods helps fund these programs. For more information on Goodwill, please visit goodwillches.org
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