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E-NEWSLETTER May 2018

Marion Wheel A Thon

Goodwill Wheel-A-Ton – Saturday, May 19th

It’s a relay race around the track and the spectators are cheering fervently for their racing friends. The racers are red-faced as their gloved hands pump the wheels furiously. The crowd laughs as several racers learn that driving a wheelchair is harder than it looks, going straight when you want to turn, or backwards when you want to go forward. The leader boards change and the excitement builds on the road to the final four.

Who will win this year? Hopefully your team!!! But the definite winners will be the men, women and families who benefit from the services of Goodwill Industries.

We invite you to join us on Saturday, May 19, 2018 for our 28th annual fund-raiser as a participant or spectator. The Wheel-A-Thon helps you learn first-hand about the challenges and barriers people with disabilities face on a daily basis.

Goodwill Industries is a non-profit organization that has served the “Heart of Ohio” for over forty years.

The proceeds from the Wheel-A-Thon support our programs and services. Goodwill’s Workforce Development Department and Mission Services programs help individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment explore possible careers, prepare for the job market, and find appropriate employment opportunities within their community.

Marion Goodwill Industries
28th Annual Wheel-A-Thon
Tri-Rivers, 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Sign-up starting at 9:30 a.m.
Races Start at 10:00 a.m.
Spaghetti Dinner, 50/50, and Auction follow the races!

Savannah Postcard

Place Your Bids…

We have some great items that we will be auctioning off at the Wheel-a-Thon on Saturday, May 20th.

Some of the items include:

• Savannah, Georgia Trip for Two! Trip includes 3 nights of accommodations at the Oglethorpe Inn & Suites and admission for 2 to: Blue Trolley Tour, Horse & Carriage Your and Savannah River Queen Cruise

• Lady’s 10K white gold huggie diamond earrings donated by Carroll’s Jewelers

• Diverse, Exciting and Rewarding Work Environment

• KitchenAid appliances donated by Whirlpool – items include: KitchenAid aluminum nonstick 8.0 quart stockpot with lid, KitchenAid streamline ceramic 1.9 quart casserole bakeware, KitchenAid 5-ply copper core 10” nonstick skillet, KitchenAid 2-slice toaster with manual lift lever, Whirlpool countertop microwave

• Marion Country Club Greens Fee Certificates

• OSU Quilt donated by Stitch-N-Fix

• Set of tires donated by Logan Tire Sales & Service

• Cross Necklace with Diamond Inlay donated by Goldrush Jewelers

• Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

• Gift cards to restaurants, car washes and more!

Celebrate Mom

Random Acts of Kindness

Roses are sweet and rubies are nice, but moms love looking great for a bargain price. This year, rather than breaking the bank to make mom feel special, why not give her the gift of unique style and incredible value by shopping at Goodwill. Visit mariongoodwill.org to find a retail location closest to you.


Corporate Office - 340 W. Fairground St. - Marion, Ohio 43302 - Phone: 740.387.7023 - Fax: 740-382-0420
Contact Us At: info@mariongoodwill.org
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