To celebrate national Goodwill Industries Week, Goodwill hosted its annual Achievers of the Year event on May 8, 2013. Goodwill recognized four program participants that achieved outstanding success in 2012, with a luncheon, video presentation, and awards ceremony. In addition to honoring these four individuals,Goodwill recognized the employers who hired these individuals and the case managers who also contributed to their success.
Achievers of the Year: Shannon Knapp, Alfred Monroe III, Dalton Grabe, and Debbie Stallworth.
Employer Partners of the Year: Peterson Farms, Century Foundry, Hazekamp Meats, and Medallion Instrumentation Systems.
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In 2012, 20,916 people in West Michigan received employment services from Goodwill. Of these people, 1,814 people were placed into competitive employment and another 297 worked and earned a paycheck at Goodwill Industries while enrolled in a skill-building or job training program.