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  • Houston Goodwill CEO Receives 2014 Kenneth K. King Award

    Houston Goodwill CEO Receives 2014 Kenneth K. King Award

    1 July, 2014

    In the late 1990s, Steve Lufburrow, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Houston (TX), led a revitalization and restructuring of the agency’s donated goods retail program, a move that that saved the nonprofit from near bankruptcy and set the stage for it to become one of the top-performing Goodwill® agencies in the country. For his vision and leadership over a 28-year career, Lufburrow was presented with the 2014 Kenneth K. King Outstanding Management Award for Executive Excellence, the most prestigious executive award bestowed by Goodwill Industries International.

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  • Goodwill Industries® of Houston Opens New Goodwill Select Store “Greenspoint” and Attended Donation Center

    27 January, 2014

    HOUSTON, 27 JANUARY 2014— Goodwill Industries® of Houston proudly announces the opening of their Goodwill Select Store and Attended Donation Center-- “Greenspoint” located at 171 North Sam Houston Parkway East, Houston, TX, 77060. Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. The store can be reached at 713.970.1657.…

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  • Goodwill Receives $700,000 Grant for Right Turn Program

    Goodwill Receives $700,000 Grant for Right Turn Program

    31 December, 2013

    Goodwill Industries of Houston has been awarded a grant from the Institute of Educational Leadership's Center for Workforce Development (IEL). The $700,000 grant will support the Right Turn Career-Focused Training Initiative ("Right Turn"). IEL's funding for the project comes from the Department of Labor (DOL).…

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  • Holiday Change Campaign Helps Fund Mission Programs

    Holiday Change Campaign Helps Fund Mission Programs

    15 November, 2013

    In mid-November, Goodwill Houston launched, "Give a Job This Season," a new in-store fundraising campaign. The campaign encourages shoppers to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and donate the change to help fund Goodwill's mission programs and services.…

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  • Annual Golf Classic a Hole in One

    Annual Golf Classic a Hole in One

    29 October, 2013

    Goodwill Houston held its annual Golf Classic on October 29 once again at the beautiful BlackHorse Golf Club, considered one of the top public courses in the state of Texas. Cadence Bank and Smithco Development returned as title sponsors. …

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  • City Wide Job Fair a Success

    City Wide Job Fair a Success

    24 October, 2013

    Goodwill Houston held its first City-Wide Job Fair on October 24 at the West Gray Metropolitan Multi-Service Center. The event was specifically aimed at hiring retail managers.…

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