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Goodwill, CSHP build new Monument centers

Goodwill, CSHP build new Monument centers

Discover Goodwill and Colorado Springs Health Partners P.C. (CSHP) will jointly hold a ground-breaking ceremony in Monument Wednesday to kick off the construction of new facilities and extended services to the community. Goodwill and CSHP will each construct new buildings for their varied interests. The new centers will be located on three acres on Leather… Continue Reading Goodwill, CSHP build new Monument centers

‘Abled’ employees stand out

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‘Abled’ employees stand out

During his job interview, when the Air Force asked Joe Lininger why he wanted to work there, his answer was simple. “When I was young I wanted to join the military, but I couldn’t because I have a disability,” said Lininger. “When they offered to hire me as a civilian, it was like the next… Continue Reading ‘Abled’ employees stand out

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Discover Goodwill’s annual dinner celebrates jobs and ‘stuff’

Nearly 800 Discover Goodwill annual dinner attendees filled The Broadmoor’s International Center April 24 to celebrate Goodwill’s supporting businesses, community partners and program participants, and to learn about “stuff.” The “stuff” in reference aligned with the evening’s theme: “Donate Stuff … Create Jobs.” Discover Goodwill President and CEO Karla Grazier and Board Chair Chris Odell… Continue Reading Discover Goodwill’s annual dinner celebrates jobs and ‘stuff’

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Time a factor in Goodwill sale, OCC future

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Time a factor in Goodwill sale, OCC future

When Kum & Go abandoned plans last week to build on the Goodwill parcel in Old Colorado City, it turned planning for the property into a redevelopment race. At least one developer plans to make an offer on the property next week, a second anonymous developer is piecing together a proposal and Goodwill now says… Continue Reading Time a factor in Goodwill sale, OCC future

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Kum & Go abandons plans for Old Colorado City

Following a firestorm of criticism and a grassroots effort to stop the sale, the Kum & Go convenience store chain has canceled its plans to purchase the Discover Goodwill property in Old Colorado City between 23rd Street and 24th Street. The company originally agreed to purchase the property to build one of its large gas… Continue Reading Kum & Go abandons plans for Old Colorado City

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JA board approves Westside building purchase

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JA board approves Westside building purchase

The organization’s board voted 39-2 this week in favor of purchasing the buildings at 2310 and 2320 W. Colorado Ave. for about $600,000 from Discover Goodwill. JA of Southern Colorado is in its first phase of a capital campaign to raise $3.9 million to create its “Biztown” and “Finance Park,” a sprawling, interactive financial-education center… Continue Reading JA board approves Westside building purchase

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JA plans purchase of former Goodwill building on Westside

Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado is likely to purchase one of the former Goodwill Buildings on West Colorado Avenue. The financial-education organization is under contract to purchase the 26,000-square-foot building that includes 2310 and 2320 W. Colorado Ave. JA’s board of directors will meet Aug. 20 to vote on moving forward with the purchase, said… Continue Reading JA plans purchase of former Goodwill building on Westside

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Discover Goodwill is employing five individuals to help clean up downtown. The employment is possible through a maintenance contract with the Downtown Partnership. The contract, signed April 1, provides for the cleaning and maintenance of city streets, sidewalks and alleyways in the 31-square-block downtown area, according to a release from Goodwill.  

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Re: Goodwill takes heat over wages

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I’m writing to present the perspective of local advocates for people with disabilities. I appreciate that your story included comment from Chris Danielsen of the National Federation of the Blind. For 73 years, the NFB has been the leading catalyst for change in the area of civil rights, rehabilitation and employment of people with disabilities.… Continue Reading Re: Goodwill takes heat over wages

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Goodwill takes heat over wages

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The National Federation for the Blind is taking on Goodwill International Industries, hoping that a showdown with the nonprofit organization will lead to a change in federal law. The Fair Wage Act, enacted more than 74 years ago, allows organizations with certification from the Department of Labor to pay a lower wage to workers with… Continue Reading Goodwill takes heat over wages

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