Alanis Morrissette’s 1996 hit “Ironic” told us that irony included “rain on your wedding day.” It seems ironic that on Thursday, October 27, 2016, the day Horizon Goodwill was to celebrate a solar panel array, it rained. No matter, we moved the celebration inside. [Read more…] about Horizon Goodwill Celebrates Solar Array
What does being able to work mean to you? What does is it mean to have a job? These questions got me thinking, so before I share [Read more…] about What Does Working Mean to You – Answers from the #GoodwillJobSquad
What a great day we had with United Way’s Summer Learn and Lead (SLL) students! The group learned how donations to Goodwill turn into training for someone who needs a job. The students couldn’t believe [Read more…] about Students Learn How Donations Turn into Job Training
Horizon Goodwill Can Do What?
Moving is never fun, but moving out of state can be downright brutal! After decades of living in Pittsburgh, PA, the company I helped create was sold to a competitor, which, in a way, was a blessing in disguise. See, since I was a teenager, I had always wanted to make a living as a writer. That’s not to say writing wasn’t part of my job description within my last business, but those duties were more out of necessity as no one else had the inclination to create employee handbooks or year-end reports. Of course I also performed what I like to call “hobby writing”, that is, rather than playing golf or going fishing, I found relaxation in front of a monitor and just, well, writing! [Read more…] about It’s Amazing What You Don’t Know