Fabulous evening for the Gulfstream Goodwill Industries' Discovering Your Potential (DYP) North team!! Congratulations to DYP participants, Aaron White and Patrick Gaucher O'Neill, who both starred in the Pineapple Playhouse Community Theatre's production of "My Three Angels". Both Patrick and Aaron have stated their dream in life is to be involved in the acting world both behind the scenes and on stage. Aaron is currently enrolled in college studying drama and Patrick will soon be in school to study film direction. "After witnessing their performances, there is no doubt in anyone's mind they are both off to a great start. We wish you all the best. BREAK A LEG guys", stated Kimberly Halhober, Discovering Your Potential Program Case Manager, Gulfstream Goodwill.
Gulfstream Goodwill Industries' Beth Wagmeister, Director of Deaf Services provides ASL Interpreters for the City of Boynton Beach Police Department in collaboration with Palm Beach County Association of The Deaf to learn about safety in the event of an active shooter. "With all of the tragedies occurring in the world we want our Deaf Community to be informed and safe" Beth states. Thank you to Officer Harris and Officer Williams of the City of Boynton Beach Police Department and all who participated in this important training!
Gulfstream Goodwill Industries' President & CEO Marvin A. Tanck is retiring. The Goodwill family is very happy for Marvin and his family as he prepares to depart after forty-four years of service to Goodwill. Twenty-seven of those years were here in West Palm Beach. Endless memories of serving persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment, training, and housing leading to self-sufficiency. Marvin will also carry with him the memories of his recent community retirement fundraising event (Saturday, October 20, 2018 at The Breakers 5 star hotel). A celebration of his service to those with the most need included a great time had by all along with some emotional good byes by government, corporate and community leaders who recognized Marvin's leadership and legacy. The Goodwill family and community wish Marvin and his family the very best. Marvin, you will be missed! Check out some of the event photos!
"Oh My God I'm Getting Older And So Is My Mom" radio show with Scott Greenberg of ComForCare, with Mike MacKinnon, AuD, Audiologist, Deaf Services, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries and Beth Wagmeister, Director of Deaf Services, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries. Scott hosted Beth and Mike to talk about hearing loss; hearing health, and free services at Gulfstream Goodwill Industries. Thank you Scott Greenberg!
Beth Wagmeister, Director of Deaf Services, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries received recognition and a donation check today, Monday, October 29, 2018 from the employees of Sharon R. Bock, Clerk & Comptroller Palm Beach County, FL's West Palm Beach office. Two hundred and thirteen employees signed up to dress down on Wednesdays in October raising $2,130. The donation check presented through their Clerks for a Cause is in recognition of Florida Guardianship Awareness Month and designated to Gulfstream Goodwill's Audiology Services, which falls under Beth's leadership in Deaf Services. Thank you to all the employees of the Clerk & Comptroller's Office!
Today, Tuesday, October 24, 2018 in West Palm Beach, FL. Photo 1: Gulfstream Goodwill Industries Erika Kamen, Deaf Services Specialist; Nadia Jean, Deaf Services Program Participant; Beth Wagmeister, Director of Deaf Services. Nadia receiving her Career Source Hospitality Training Program completion certificates and American Hotel & Lodging Association Certifications. Photo 2: Eric Freilich, Senior Career Consultant, Career Source Palm Beach County; Beth Wagmeister, Director Deaf Services, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries; Elna Nozier. Graduate of the Career Source Hospitality Training Program, a Deaf Services Program Participant, and resident of The Lords Place; Gregory Clay, Case Manager, The Lords Place; Julia Dattolo, Vice President, Business Services, Career Source Palm Beach County. Congratulations Nadia and Elna! CareerSource South Florida Gulfstream Goodwill Industries #shopgoodwill! Donate, Shop, Create Jobs!