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NEW Centreville, VA Goodwill Store & Donation Center Grand Opening

Aug. 5 - Centreville Goodwill Grand Opening
Posted: July 31, 2017

Centreville, Virginia Goodwill location celebrates its grand opening this Saturday, August 5th, with special sales, music, balloons and snow cones!

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A ceremonial key unlocks a chapter in a U.S. Coast Guard family’s history

Posted: June 28, 2017

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Summer Patio Networking Party

Goodwill Young Professionals Council - Summer Patio Party
Posted: June 13, 2017

Join us for our Summer Patio Networking Party to learn more about the Young Professional’s Council, our mission and how you can impact your community.

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Goodwill Celebrates Goodwill Industries Week with 35 Years at Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Goodwill with 35 Years at Bureau of Engraving & Printing
Posted: May 5, 2017

We are celebrating Goodwill Industries Week by recognizing the 35th anniversary of providing custodial services at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing.

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A Quick Crash Course on LinkedIn

Stock Photo - designer hand working and smart phone and laptop with social media diagram on wooden desk in office
Posted: August 21, 2017

With the prevalence of social media in our modern society it is no surprise LinkedIn has become so prominent in the business world. When used properly, it can be an extremely effective networking tool and even a means to find the next step in your career. But like all tools, when used inappropriately it can be damaging to your personal brand and even your professional life as a whole.

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Is There a Trade School Stigma?

Trainee with instructor using welding machine
Posted: August 11, 2017

Trade schools are one of the most effective ways to learn a very valuable skill in a specific industry. And while the skills taught in these schools are a necessity in not only the workforce but also to society as a whole there oftentimes seems to be a negative perception of those who take this particular route.

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Faces of Goodwill - Success Stories Your donations and shopping fund job training for people with disabilities and disadvantages.

Faces of Goodwill – Success Story: Karen de Leon

Posted: June 28, 2017
Your donations and shopping help fund job training that transforms lives. Meet Karen de Leon. “If you have a goal, you have to have your stepping stones for how you’ll get there,” Karen told a class of Goodwill hospitality students who were getting ready to graduate."

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