August 15, 2012
The Hagerstown Suns and Goodwill Industries of Hagerstown will host Goodwill Night Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd., Hagerstown. The Suns plays the Kannapolis Intimdators at 7:05 p.m. Fans are encouraged to bring items to donate to get a voucher for free tickets to Sunday, Sept. 2, game against the Asheville Tourists. For more information about the Suns, go to www.hagerstownsuns.com .
June 9, 2012
Saturday, June 9, 2012 ADULT BASEBALL PURCELLVILLE, Va. - The Hagerstown Braves split a Blue Ridge Adult League doubleheader with the Loudoun Rangers on Saturday, winning the first game 8-1 and losing the second game 10-8. In the first game for the Braves (8-2, 2-2), Tim Leather pitched a complete game with seven strikeouts for the victory, while Trevor Cobb had a double, single, three runs scored and an RBI, J.J. O'Neill had two hits and two RBIs, Joey Miller had a triple and an RBI and Keith Kellinger and Matt Johnson each had a double and an RBI. Cobb went 4-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in the second game for the Braves, while Leather had two hits, Kellinger hit a two-run double and Dylan Ianaro had strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings pitched.
June 3, 2012
Sunday, June 3, 2012 LEGION BASEBALL Funkstown splits at Hershey HERSHEY, Pa. - Funkstown Post 211 split a doubleheader with Hershey on Saturday, winning the second game 11-8 after dropping the first game 6-3. Phillip Pietro had two hits, including a home run, and five RBIs in the victory for Funkstown, while Jake Bachtell also homered and Charles Cvijanovich, Zach Lucas and Jordan Nicewarner each had two...
May 9, 2012
Mary Anne Baird works as a contractor for the National Park Service in Harpers Ferry, W.Va., subbing on a regular basis for employees who call in sick. A standard day for the Charles Town, W.Va., native, who uses a wheelchair, includes greeting people as they walk through the door, making sure officials have proper credentials and guiding visitors to different locations. “I do my best,” Baird said. “That's all I can ever do.” Although she doesn't consider her work to be that extraordinary, Baird won an award for it Wednesday night.
December 18, 2011
Horizon Goodwill Industries in Hagerstown is asking people to donate gently used clothing and other items to meet a growing need from the public. Deb Carbaugh, Goodwill Industries spokeswoman, said today's sluggish economy has increased customer demand for clothing and various other items that the charitable organization offers at a reduced price. “Times are leaner now,” Carbaugh said. “People are hanging onto things longer and longer ... As the economy struggles, so do our donations.” Carbaugh said that about 89 percent of the revenue Goodwill generates through sales in its stores is used to fund job training, career services and other programs to help a variety of people, including those with physical and mental disabilities.
December 1, 2011
Horizon Goodwill Industries wants to shred your paper. Or at least that was the message Goodwill officials gave Thursday during an open house at the agency's paper shredding facility at 200 N. Prospect St. in Hagerstown. "Today is an attempt to grow the business," said Dan Elgin, Goodwill's director of business services. "It's good for people with disabilities and it's a good income generator. " Elgin said Goodwill invited several hundred businesses to the event in an effort to increase its client base.
July 11, 2011
Sunday, July 10, 2011 BASEBALL Hagerstown Colt League Goodwill 3, Hurricanes 1 Goodwill: Wins best-of-3 series, 2-0; Richie Rostek, Brandon Haupt, Zach Sines, Lane Hessong 2 hits each. Hurricanes: Brandon Allen 2 hits.
June 16, 2011
Craig M. MacLean was named the 2011 recipient of the United Way of Washington County Jesse L. Kagle Award for Distinguished Service at the organization’s annual dinner Thursday night. MacLean has led Horizon Goodwill Industries as its executive director and chief executive officer since 1984, according to Horizon Goodwill. Under his leadership, Horizon Goodwill has grown almost 14-fold and extended into Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, the nonprofit organization said.
May 4, 2011
Horizon Goodwill Industries Wednesday night recognized those in and around its organization who inspire, achieve and empower people to work. The 56th annual Power of Work awards dinner at Cortland Mansion honored individuals and partners for their effort at furthering Goodwill's mission of using the power of work to strengthen individuals and transform lives. Awards were presented to clients and graduates for personal achievements, to businesses and organizations that were instrumental in helping Goodwill carry out its mission and to retiring board members.
May 5, 2010
Horizon Goodwill Industries presented awards during its annual Power of Work Awards dinner Wednesday evening. Awards were presented to clients and graduates for personal achievements; to businesses or organizations that were instrumental in helping Goodwill carry out its mission; and to retiring board members. Goodwill, with corporate headquarters in Hagerstown, provides or is developing services throughout 17 counties in Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Virginia.