BALTIMORE, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, will be opening a new retail store on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 9 a.m. The new store is located at 1012 York Road in Towson, MD.
Located just inside the beltway, the new store will be open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 8 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 are familiar with. During the Grand Opening Weekend (Thursday, June 19th through Sunday, June 22nd), customers can also enter to win a flat screen television or Kindle Fire, and other great prizes.
The new location marks the 10th retail location Goodwill has in Baltimore County. The new store will create nineteen new jobs in the community. Area residents will also be able to donate unwanted clothing and household items at the location. In addition to 24 retail stores, Goodwill operates 3 outlets and GoodDeals in Rosedale.
"We are thrilled to be opening our 28th retail location in the area," said Lisa Rusyniak, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. "York Road will be a great location for us with many loyal shoppers. Our retail stores fund our job training and placement programs and Goodwill donors and shoppers are vital to our mission."
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: 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. Annually, Goodwill provides services to more than 39,500 people, and places approximately 2,500 individuals into jobs. Revenue generated from the sale of donated goods helps fund these programs. For more information on Goodwill, please visit www.goodwillches.org
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