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Goodwill hosts annual gala and auction

February 27, 2012
Special to the Town Crier

The annual Junior Group of Goodwill Antique and Collectible Auction will be held Saturday, March 3 at Stambaugh Auditorium with George Roman Auctioneers presiding.

Proceeds from the 20th annual event will benefit Goodwill's job training and employment services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, Mercer and Lawrence counties.

The event will feature the antique and collectible auction of items collected through Goodwill donations. Preview for the auction will begin at 10 a.m. with the auction starting at 11 a.m. The collectible jewelry sale will open at 10 a.m. Admission will be charged at the door. The auction will include many collectibles and antiques such as furniture, dolls, paper collectibles, pictures and frames, various ladies' antique items, jewelry, glassware, vintage toys and games, military items, musical instruments, vintage Christmas decorations, Roseville, a large lot of HO gauge trains and much more.

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From left, Junior Group of Goodwill volunteers, Jeri Kurian, Kathy Gerberry, Sue Miller and Laurel Chevlen display items to be auctioned off during the 20th annual Junior Group of Goodwill Antique and Collectible Auction at Stambaugh Auditorium on Saturday, March 3. The two-day event begins with a gala on Friday, March 2 which includes a jewelry sale, live auction of new items, Chinese auction, silent auction and basket raffle.

For questions concerning the auction or for ticket information, call Goodwill 330-759-7921, ext 1207.

Youngstown Area Goodwill Industries employs and provides vocational rehabilitation services to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment such as welfare dependency, homelessness and lack of education or work experience. Also provided are Radio Reading services and various other social services. Through its services Goodwill helps people overcome barriers to employment and become independent, tax-paying members of the community. Goodwill operates eight stores and donation centers. All proceeds remain with Goodwill and stay in the community.

 
 

 

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