Goodwill of the Coastal Empire is breaking ground on a new location in Pooler.This site will house a Drive-thru Donation Center, Retail Store, and a Job Connection Center.
(POOLER,GA) Goodwill of the Coastal Empire will break ground on a new location. Goodwill and its partners in the community invite the public to attend the ground breaking event located at the new Poole Parkway site at 10:00 am, Thursday, February 14. This site will house a Drive-thru Donation Center, Retail Store, and a Job Connection Center.
Brian Felder & Associates, Thomas and Hutton Engineering, and J.T. Turner Construction are custom developing the estimated 17,079 sq. ft. building to be the most energy efficient of all the Coastal Empire Goodwill facilities. J.T. Turner Construction expects to be completed by before the end-of year 2013. “J.T. Turner Construction is proud to be a part of this exciting project. The mission of Goodwill Industries is a wonderful representation of community service, and we are honored that we are able to participate in something that will give back to so many deserving families within the Coastal Empire,” explains Tripp Turner, COO for J.T. Turner Construction.
Goodwill staff, the Pooler Chamber of Commerce, local business owners, community and Pooler government leaders will gather for the event at the site, located just of the Pooler Parkway at the Corner of Godley Station Boulevard. Light refreshments will be served.
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 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.