FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sharon Hannon Marketing Manager
Michael Flannery Public Information Officer
513-771- 4800, ext. 6323 / CELL: 513-207- 0719
Cincinnati, OH ·· May 31, 2016 ·· Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is honored to announce that on Friday, June 3rd at 1:30 pm, it will welcome Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune to its corporate headquarters at 10600 Springfield Pike for a formal presentation of a proclamation in recognition of its 100th anniversary of service. This year commemorates Ohio Valley Goodwill’s century of service to the Greater Cincinnati community and its impact on helping people with disabilities and our nation’s veterans to obtain jobs in Hamilton County.
Dignitaries invited to attend the presentation include representatives from Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities as well as the organization’s board of directors and staff team members.
As one of the largest employment and training centers in Southwest Ohio, Goodwill is committed toward helping people with developmental disabilities and our military veterans to get jobs in the Greater Cincinnati community. Over the past 100 years, Goodwill has helped tens of thousands of people to achieve personal success in Hamilton County and is pleased that the Commissioners have selected the organization for formal recognition of this achievement.
“Ohio Valley Goodwill is very pleased to be selected for this honor from the Hamilton County Commissioners and looks forward to welcoming Commissioner Portune for the formal presentation,” said Joe Byrum, President and CEO. “Goodwill is very proud of our century of service towards helping people with disabilities and our nation’s heroes to achieve employment success.”
Ohio Valley Goodwill recently received its fifth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation from the international accrediting body, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and attained Accreditation Distinction. CARF International knows of no other organization world-wide, which has accomplished this five star level of accreditation.
To find out more about Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries and the organization’s history over the past 100 years, please visit www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/about.
Goodwill looks forward to welcoming Commissioner Portune to its corporate headquarters on Friday, June 3rd at 1:30 pm for the formal presentation.