Goodwill Industries of Michiana Inc. is preparing to open its new retail store and career center in Plymouth.
The new facility at 1547 Pilgrim Lane in the Pilgrim Place Shopping Center on US Route 30. Goodwill is hosting a grand opening and ribbon cutting at 8:30 a.m. on October 14.
The store opens to customers at 9 a.m.
“The Goodwill store in Plymouth will have an open layout with wide aisles and a large furniture department,” said Mark Ziegert, vice president of retail sales at Goodwill Michiana. “There will be a work area to process donations behind the wheel with assistance so that we can put the items we receive directly on the sales floor. “
Ziegert said wall graphics have been placed around the store to show shoppers and guests how donations help the community.
The career center was named after Larry Neff, the former president and CEO of Goodwill Michiana. It provides free job search help for anyone looking for a job as well as workshops.
“Sir. Neff’s diligence and careful management brought growth to Goodwill Industries of Michiana and laid the foundation for it to become the thriving organization it is today,” said Debie Coble, President and CEO. direction of Goodwill Michiana. “The (Career Center) will address a need in the Plymouth area for an accessible employment resource.”
Goodwill opened the store in March. The new Plymouth store was expected to create 25 jobs.