De'Janae | Indianapolis Met Student Success Story

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2018 7:00:00 PM / by Jennifer Rendant posted in Indianapolis Metropolitan High School, Education

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    Program Spotlight: Children's Learning Center

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 9, 2018 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Education, Children's Learning Center

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    Just 10 minutes from downtown Louisville on the Indiana side of the Ohio River, Goodwill’s Children’s Learning Center is the only child care provider in the region that holds the distinction of National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA). The Children’s Learning Center is a preschool serving children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old.

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    Jennifer Dunn Gets a Second Chance at a Diploma

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 6, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    After graduating from high school, you may think you’d never have to return. Jennifer Dunn didn’t believe she would have to either. She graduated from a private school in 1998, but a few years later found out that all of the records were lost when she tried to retrieve her transcripts for college. Her student records were never turned into the state, and she had to start over.

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    From Third-Generation Single Mom to First-Generation College Graduate

    [fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2018 7:00:00 AM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, success story, The Excel Center, Education

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    Goodwill Employee Fulfills Lifelong Dream

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 31, 2017 12:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment

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    Greg Wieneke has been employed at Goodwill for nearly a decade. For many years, he dreamed of riding a bicycle across the country, in part, to prove to himself that he could. Greg was born with cerebral palsy, a disorder that affects balance, movement and muscle tone, and epilepsy, a central nervous system disorder.

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    Children's Learning Center Serving Families in Southern Indiana

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 27, 2017 6:00:00 PM / by Aisha Herring posted in Education, Children's Learning Center

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    For parents, finding the right child care provider can be a difficult task. When her twin boys were 2 years old, Rachel Ragland faced this same decision. While researching, she found The Children’s Learning Center, a child development center and preschool for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. After enrolling her sons, she loved it so much that she became a teacher there as well.

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    Goodwill-Community Health East Partnership Educates, Employs

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 15, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Community Partners, Employment, TalentSource, The Excel Center

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    Goodwill-Community Health East Partnership Educates, Employs

    For several years, Goodwill has hosted tours for community and business leaders interested in
    learning more about our programs and services. In 2015, Community Health Network brought a group to participate, which yielded a mutually beneficial relationship characterized by employment, education and training for individuals interested in a pharmacy technician career.

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    Mother Pursues Diploma to Increase Job Opportunities

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2017 7:45:00 AM / by Aisha Herring posted in The Excel Center, Education

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    Blind Since Birth, Anderson Man Celebrates 10 Years Employed at Goodwill

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 9, 2017 5:00:11 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, disability

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    Geno Cox, blind since birth, recently celebrated 10 years as an associate at the Anderson Goodwill store. After attending the Indiana School for the Blind, Geno had difficulty finding a job locally.  

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    Meet a Goodwill Guide

    [fa icon="calendar'] Dec 5, 2017 7:00:00 PM / by Jenny Kakasuleff posted in Employment, goodwill guides

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    Edward Rickenbach, Manager of Goodwill’s Guides program, discusses how his team works with our retail employees, providing career and life coaching services  to help them increase their independence and reach  their potential.

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