Bad Axe Goodwill open for business
BAD AXE — Goodwill officially opened its 16th retail store in Mid- Michigan on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Bad Axe. Approximately 100 eager shoppers arrived by car, truck, bike, and even the TAT bus, and waited in line for the 8:30 a.m. event. Cutting the ribbon were Supervisor Sarah Dow (left), Store Manager Steve Perez (center) and Assistant Store Manager Jay Siewert. On hand for the event were store associates from neighboring stores, along with Goodwill of Mid-Michigan’s President & CEO Gary Smith, Vice President of Retail Operations Angella Thompson, Director of Community Relations Kathy Rometty, Director of Workforce Development Tami Bauchan, and Human Resources Assistant Bryce McGeehan. Rometty told the Huron County VIEW that Goodwill has had a workforce development presence in Bad Axe for three years and that several folks in the Huron County area had been asking about the possibility of a retail presence. Store hours are Mondays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. till 5 p.m. For more information, call 989-623-0114 or see www.goodwillmidmichigan.org.