President & CEO of Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Appears on Comcast Newsmakers, Airing on Headline News (HLN), Formerly CNN

June 22, 2010, Press Release

JOHNSTOWN, PA, June 22, 2010—Phyllis J. Bandstra, President & CEO of Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies was interviewed on

Comcast Newsmakers in May 2010, discussing Goodwill’s mission, as well as its Goodwill GoodGuides Mentoring Program that began in January 2010. Bandstra’s interview aired 50 times May through June in the Laurel Highlands region to more than 135,000 households in the 8-county region including Bedford, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Indiana, Jefferson, Somerset, and Westmoreland counties.

Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley (GICV), Inc. is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1962 to empower individuals and families with employment barriers to achieve their fullest potential in the community through work services. Headquartered in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, GICV serves individuals with disabilities and disadvantages, dislocated workers, youth, and other job seekers throughout south central Pennsylvania in the counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset and a portion of Westmoreland by providing education and career services as well as job placement and postemployment supports. GICV is a community-based member organization of Goodwill Industries International, a 179-member network in the U.S., Canada, and 13 other countries. Learn more at
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