Goodwill Honors Workers, AgenciesMay 20, 2010, Johnstown Tribune-Democrat
JOHNSTOWN — Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies held its annual Report to the Community breakfast Thursday at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center.
The event highlights success stories from the previous year. Each year Goodwill recognizes and honors a select group with achievement awards.
Rebecca Sossong, Dale Murphy, Loretta Knapp and Elizabeth Jacobs were honored for their perseverance and successful participation in programs.
The Redevelopment Authority of Cambria County, represented by Larry Custer, and the Johnstown Housing Authority, represented by Jack Goss, were honored for providing valuable learning experiences.
While Goodwill is most recognized for its stores that sell donating clothing and merchandise, the organization also provides many employment and training programs in a six-county area.
In 2009, it served 25,538 people – including 19,380 in Cambria County. Individuals served include those with disadvantages and disabilities, dislocated workers, youths and other job seekers.