Goodwill Announces Annual Breakthrough Awards

Event honors local businesses and individuals in the Southwest Florida Community
Event attendees pose with Goodwill Mascot, Smiley G
Event attendees pose with Goodwill Mascot, Smiley G
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Fort Myers - Florida - US

FORT MYERS, Fla. - April 14, 2014 - PRLog -- Three remarkable individuals and two outstanding businesses will be honored Wednesday, May 7 at Goodwill’s Breakthrough Awards Luncheon. The event will be held at Harborside Event Center (1375 Monroe Street) in downtown Fort Myers. The annual event is a celebration of the nonprofit agency’s top achievers, and supporters in the community.

“This event is part of National Goodwill Week and it is only fitting that we observe that by recognizing people in our community that are making a difference and overcoming barriers,” says Goodwill spokesperson Madison Mitchell. “The event brings together the people we serve, Goodwill family, friends, and our community partners. It’s a true celebration of Goodwill.”

This year, Goodwill will be honoring members of the community in several different categories. Tamsyn Reedus and Mark Peirce will both be recognized for their personal achievements through Goodwill. GCG Construction and The Broadway Palm will both be honored for their support of people with disabilities and disadvantages. This year’s Volunteer Breakthrough Award winner is Melissa Mannon, who has been a committed volunteer at Trailways Camp, a camp for adults with disabilities.

Tickets to the Goodwill Breakthrough Awards Luncheon are just $50 per person or $750 for a table sponsorship.  To RSVP email or call (239) 995-2106 ext. 2213.

Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, Inc. is committed to serving people with disabilities and disadvantages by offering life-changing opportunities to achieve independence. Programs and services include job placement, youth mentoring and education, vehicle assistance, and affordable housing. Goodwill supports these programs through the resale of donated goods at its 29 Retail & Donation Centers in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Glades, and Hendry Counties. For more information visit

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