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Goodwill store opens

Monday, April 3, 2006

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Photo by Tim Jaynes, Staff
Goodwill, 214 N. Main St., held its grand opening ribbon cutting March 16. MERS/Goodwill is a nonprofit agency that provides opportunities for individuals who have barriers to employment to work and live more independently in the community. The store serves Scott and New Madrid counties with the proceeds from the store to help fund job placement service programs. Cutting the official grand opening ribbon is manager Beth Bowers.

Pictured front row from left are: Sue Rodgers, Sikeston City Councilmember; Janie Thurman; Larry Nernes; Larry Thomas, CFO; Bowers; Lew Chartock, CEO; Lisa Davis, regional vice president of retail; Penelope Beach, marketing vice president; and John Drake McGowan, WIA program coordinator.

Also pictured are employees of the store and members of the Sikeston Area Chamber of Commerce. Hours for the store are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.