The Industrial Services division of Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries was pleased to welcome some of its business partners on Friday, October 29th with a luncheon Open House at the corporate headquarters in Woodlawn. The event was designed to acknowledge long standing business associations and to welcome new potential partners. During the program, guests were welcomed by Goodwill CEO, Joe Byrum who greeted the visitors, outlined Goodwill’s mission, and presented an overview of the organization’s multi-faceted programs and services. “We always appreciate having our business partners visit our facility and see first-hand how we provide real work experiences for the individuals with disabilities and homeless veterans that we serve,” said Joe Byrum. “The contract work that our business partners provide for us is of utmost importance,” added Byrum. During the elaborate buffet luncheon which was provided by Goodwill’s food service training program, several companies were recognized and thanked for their long-standing service and commitment to Goodwill Industries. These included: Larry Mason of the Ford Motor Company, Kent Wyant of HALO, Jeff Germann of the Kroger Company, David Cavazos of the Wornick Company, and Deb Tisch and Tom Rhodenbaugh of Kutol Products. “We so appreciate the service that these companies have given to us over the past many years and for the work that they are currently providing to Goodwill at this time,” commented Todd Schreiber, Goodwill’s Industrial Services Marketing Manager. Ohio Valley Goodwill thanks its business partners for their dedication to the organization and continued commitment to its mission to put people to work!