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The morning of Wednesday, March 8th was filled with anticipation as eager shoppers waited outside the newly re-designed Batesville Goodwill store for the Grand Re-Opening Celebration. The store had been closed on Monday, March 6th and Tuesday, March 7th for the installation of new racks and graphics as well as the final touches for the brand new re-design unveiling. The excitement kicked off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony which featured Batesville Mayor Mike Bettice, Community Development Director, Steven Harmeyer, Goodwill President and CEO Joe Byrum, the Batesville Chamber of Commerce as well as the Goodwill team as they formally opened the doors to dozens of excited shoppers.
To add to the festivities, local country radio station WRBI was on hand to spin tunes and help offer prizes to Batesville shoppers who attended the Grand Re-Opening Event. Today’s guests had the opportunity to enjoy free donuts and coffee as well as pizza at lunchtime and door prize drawings every thirty minutes. “I love the new look of the store and the prices are great!” said one exuberant shopper.
Goodwill Board Member Joe Walter was delighted to join in the Grand Re-Opening Celebration and to help welcome Batesville Mayor Mike Bettice along with Goodwill President and CEO, Joe Byrum. “It’s always so wonderful to talk to Goodwill shoppers and community members. We really appreciate their support of Goodwill and our important mission of putting people to work,” said Walter.
The Goodwill Batesville store, located at 1348 State Road, 46 East, now offers patrons brand new displays, an updated floor layout for easier shopping as well as attractive new graphics which showcase the organization’s more than century long mission of putting people to work. In addition, the newly updated store will now be offering Everyday Low Prices- which allows shoppers to enjoy savings everyday instead of waiting for a special sale.
Goodwill has had a store in the Batesville community for more than 20 years and appreciates the long time support of Indiana residents who are regular customers. “Goodwill is so pleased to celebrate the brand new re-design with our Indiana shoppers and friends,” said Ann Walters, Goodwill Sales Manager. “We also think they will enjoy the value they will get from having Everyday Low Prices at our Batesville store. Never Wait for a Bargain at Goodwill!”
For directions to the Goodwill Batesville store, please visit www.goodwillbargains.com. Shoppers are cordially invited visit the newly re-design Batesville store and experience all of the big changes for themselves. At Ohio Valley Goodwill, we are grateful to all of our loyal shoppers, new friends as well as the Mayor, the Chamber of Commerce and the Batesville community for their support of our Goodwill store and look forward to your continued patronage in the future. Shop Goodwill and enjoy Everyday Low Prices Today!