L to R (front) Melanie Boyle, Cintas, Kristi Clement-Williams, Cintas, Jessica Huhn, Cintas, Shelly Eddy, Cintas. L to R (Rear) Joe Byrum, OVGI CEO, Kevin Russo, Cintas, Michael Meyer, GII, Brad Turner-Little, GII, Sara Huber, GII, and Doug Ostholthoff, OVGI CFO Ohio Valley Goodwill was delighted to welcome representatives from Goodwill Industries International (GII) as well as the Cintas Corporation to its headquarters on Thursday, November 3rd. The day-long meeting and visit involved the GII team represented by Michael Meyer, VP Business Development, Brad Turner-Little, Director of Workforce Development and Sara Huber, Manager of Cause Partnerships arriving first to meet with Ohio Valley Goodwill President and CEO, Joe Byrum and Industrial Services staff regarding the many business contracts that the organization manages and a future expanded partnership with the Cintas group. Goodwill International has entered into a national partnership with the Cintas Corporation and wants to expand that relationship locally.The Cintas team represented by Shelly Eddy, Sr. Director of Global Accounts, Kevin Russo, Global Account Manager, Kristi Clement-Williams, Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Melanie Boyle, Marketing Manager of Sustainability, were warmly welcomed by Ohio Valley Goodwill President and CEO, Joe Byrum and members of the organization’s management team. Following the Cintas representatives arrival, the group was provided with a comprehensive tour of the organization’s headquarters and en route were treated to departmental presentations at each stop along the way. The Cintas team learned about the organization’s award-winning Center for Advocacy, Recreation and Education (CARE) program, Work Adjustment Training, many Skill Training options, Job Placement Services and Coaching support as well as its important services for Veterans. The Cintas Corporation is well-known for its philanthropic efforts in the community and one of their many interests is services for our nation’s heroes, military veterans. Ohio Valley Goodwill’s staff team was pleased to have the opportunity to host the visit for both the representatives of Goodwill Industries International (GII) as well as the Cintas Corporation of its local headquarters and looks forward to working collaboratively in the future on a business partnership that will be of benefit to all. Please note that as part of the new partnership with Goodwill Industries International, (GII), Cintas is engaging its 30,000 employees in 400 U.S. and Canadian locations to donate to Goodwill in honor of America Recycles Day on November 15th. From now through the 15th with a big push next week — Cintas is asking its employees to find their local Goodwill (via locator.goodwill.org) and drop-off their donations (clothing, household goods and electronics). Please join the Cintas Corporation in making your recycling efforts count by making a donation to Goodwill now and especially, on November 15th. Visit www.cincinnatigoodwill.org/donate for a list of convenient Greater Cincinnati donation locations. Ohio Valley Goodwill applauds the Cintas Corporation for its community activitism and philanthropic iniatives.