Among the awards presented: Employer of the Year, Media Partner of the Year, Community Partner of the Year, and Goodwill Achiever of the Year, an award for program customers who have demonstrated success in overcoming vocational barriers.
“This luncheon is Goodwill’s opportunity to thank our community partners who share our passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals with barriers to employment. Last year together we placed over 1400 people,” says Mohsen Badran, CEO of Goodwill of the Coastal Empire. Goodwill would like to thank the generous sponsors who supported the 2013 Goodwill Annual Luncheon. Gold Sponsors include Cosgrove and ADS Security; Silver Sponsors include The Advisory Alliance, The Black Ledge Group, 3Z, Tidewater Landscape Management, and Brian Felder and Associates; Bronze Sponsors include Bahama Joes, J.T. Turner and Associates, S & S Trucking of Georgia, WJCL/WTGS, and Adventure Radio Group.
Community Partner of the Year: JC Lewis Health Center
Media Partner of the Year: WJCL/WTGS (Lin Media)
Achiever of the Year: Kathleen Munro
Community Partner: Ursula G. Lee, City of Richmond Hill
Achiever of the Year: Larry Brown
Community Partner: Tanisha Obiajunwa, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Community Partner: Directorate of Public Works
Community Partner: Fort Stewart Contracting Division
Community Partner: Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Achiever of the Year: Katina Lee
Achiever of the Year: Henrietta Loadholt
Employer of the Year: Sea Island Company
Community Partner: College of Coastal Georgia, Service Learning
Community Partner: Sabrina Brown, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Media Partner of the Year: Qantum Communications
Community Partner: Georgia Southern University
Achiever of the Year: Doravid Uscanga
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About Goodwill of the Coastal Empire
Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, Inc. is dedicated to the mission of assisting people with disabilities and other barriers to employment to live independently and become employed. The not-for-profit organization employs nearly 600 employees throughout the area. In 2012, Goodwill provided services to 24,427 people and placed 1,406 people into employment through various programs offered throughout the region. Goodwill of the Coastal Empire serves 33 counties in Georgia and South Carolina, operating 14 retail locations and six Job Connection Centers in that region. Goodwill accepts tax deductible clothing, household items, computers, and car donations, as well as operates an online store at www.shopgoodwill.com. For more information on Goodwill of the Coastal Empire, please visit www.goodwillsavannah.org. Find us on Facebook: Savannah Goodwill or follow us on Twitter: @SavGoodwill.