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Goodwill Chattanooga Celebrates 100 Years and Shares Future Plans with East Brainerd Kiwanis Club

Goodwill Industries has been a vital part of the Chattanooga community for over a century, creating jobs during the Great Depression and continuing to support individuals in need. Recently, the East Brainerd Kiwanis Club had the pleasure of hosting Cindy Todd, the CEO of Goodwill Industries Chattanooga, to discuss the organization's history, success, and future.




The presentation began with an overview of Goodwill's history in Chattanooga, including pictures from the Great Depression that showcased Goodwill's work in creating jobs and providing services to those in need. Cindy Todd then discussed Goodwill's recent 100-year anniversary celebration and the organization's continued efforts to make a positive impact in the community.



The Job Connection center was also highlighted as a recent success story, training individuals with essential skillsets to re-enter the workforce. But Goodwill's vision for the future extends beyond the Job Connection center. The Goodwill Opportunity Campus is a massive project currently under construction that will train individuals with a wider range of skillsets, preparing them for the evolving demands of the workforce.


The presentation was followed by a Q&A session, where Kiwanis members expressed their enthusiasm and support for Goodwill's ongoing efforts in the community. As a non-profit organization dedicated to making a difference, the East Brainerd Kiwanis Club is proud to collaborate with Goodwill Industries Chattanooga in promoting positive change and growth.

By hosting informative and engaging events like Cindy Todd's presentation, the East Brainerd Kiwanis Club continues to highlight the incredible work being done by local non-profit organizations. It's through these collaborative efforts that we can make a positive impact on our community and beyond.


In summary, Goodwill Industries Chattanooga has made a tremendous impact in the Chattanooga community, and the East Brainerd Kiwanis Club is honored to have had Cindy Todd share her knowledge and insights with us. We look forward to continuing to support Goodwill's important work and fostering positive change in our community.


In conclusion, Cindy Todd's presentation on Goodwill Industries Chattanooga was truly inspiring. It was fascinating to learn about the history of Goodwill in Chattanooga and their plans for the future. As a Kiwanian, we are always looking for ways to make a positive impact in our community, and supporting organizations like Goodwill is a great way to do that. We hope you enjoyed this blog post and will consider joining us at our next free event to learn more about how you can get involved with the East Brainerd Kiwanis Club. Don't forget to click the button below to register!




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