Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Goodwill Manasota and AAA partnered in a contest to win Disney theme park passes. Here's how you enter.
Want to win free passes to Disney World? People who bring Goodwill donations to one of four local AAA offices from April 1-5 will automatically be entered into a drawing to win free passes to Disney theme parks. AAA South is partnering with Goodwill Manasota by holding a four-location donation drive at area AAA offices, with the added incentive of the chance to win Disney passes. The Manatee locations are: The Sarasota locations are: From April 1-5, the public can leave donations for Goodwill at a AAA office and be entered into a drawing for four passes to the winner's choice of Disney theme parks. Donations of clothing, shoes and soft goods are accepted; there's a particular need for men's clothing right now. "We're very happy to partner …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Thieves broke into three Goodwill Manasota maintenance trucks Tuesday taking hand tools
Goodwill Industries Manasota is asking for the community's help after $5,000 worth of tools were stolen from three of its maintenance trucks Tuesday. Goodwill discovered that thieves had cut through a parking lot fence at the organization's facilities parking lot on 15th Street East in Sarasota, breaking into three trucks and stealing $5,000 worth of hand tools, according to Goodwill. "We are a service-based industry and the shameful theft of these tools hits us hard. But it also strikes at the community we serve," said Bob Rosinsky, president of Goodwill Manasota in a statement. "We're all victims of this crime. These thieves are preying on the good will of the Sarasota-Manatee community by stealing from a nonprofit that helps thousands …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Community celebrated the retiring of the Rev. Don Roberts and his wife Peggy Roberts from Goodwill Manasota after more than 30 years of service.
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Monday, November 19, 2012
The Roberts are ready to ride off in the sunset after celebrating their start of retirement Friday from Goodwill Manasota. Friday was a time to pause and look back at Goodwill Manasota's history and the visionary efforts of the organization which is dedicated to improving the quality of life in this community. The organization is focused on three main objectives: Good Jobs, Good Homes and Good Neighborhoods. The Rev. Don Roberts, chief executive officer, and Peggy Roberts, president of housing, are retiring with more than 30 years with the organization. The new Chief Executive Officer for GoodwillManasota is Bob Rosinsky. Rosinsky will focus the organization on three initiatives: “The better we do in our mission integrated business, the …