June 10, 2010 - Goodwill comes to Boulder
What: VIP Preview of new Boulder Goodwill Store
Where: 2486 Baseline Road, Boulder
When: Thursday, June 10, 2010
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Ticket Prices: Free by invitation
Welcome: Ric Berninzoni, VP Retail Operations
Catering: Buffet by Pines at Genesee; dessert by Tee & Cakes
Entertainment: Michael Lancaster - guitarist
Board of Directors: Tricia Allen, Tom Athenour, Mary Bahde, Greg Ball, Tracy Baumgartner, Kathleen Cook, Michael Ebedes, Bill Elsner, C. Dale Flowers, Kevin King, Jean Lawhead, David Leonard, Doug Linkhart, Scott Maierhofer, Carrie Mesch - Vice Chair, James R. Meurer, Todd Munson, Kevin Patterson, Jason Romero - Secretary, W. Dean Salter, Bill Schmidt, John Shunk, Steven Swain, Dawn Taylor Owens, Scott Worrell, Cliff Young, John Youngquist
Blacktie Photos by: Carol Burkett
Robert Bogatin, left, Mike Pritchard (VP Fund Development), Marla Stauth
Goodwill also highlighted its social and environmental missions with displays prominently featuring its program participants. Each year Goodwill recycles over 55 million pounds of used clothing and household items. Goodwill Industries of Denver also works with at-risk youth, struggling families, and individuals with disabilities, helping them work toward successful futures.
The evening began with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, while guests listened to the music of guitarist Michael Lancaster and mingled with the Goodwill executives and employees. This newest store has 38 employees from the Boulder community.
Ric Berninzoni, VP of Retail Operations spoke to the crowd about the mission of Goodwill and how excited they were to finally have a Boulder location. The
Then it was time to shop! Guests filled up carts of clothes and household goods at amazing prices and the cashiers were eager to ring up their first sales. The Showcase, which houses jewelry, purses and small accessories proved to be very popular.
This new store will prove very popular with