Goodwill Industries to Open Moonville Location on August 7th
On Wednesday, August 7th at 9:00 am, Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina will open its new location at 7861 Augusta Road in Piedmont, at their new Moonville location. On the heels of tax free weekend, shoppers can be excited to continue the savings and shop tax-free every day at their local Moonville location! The 22,000 square foot facility, including the addition of a Goodwill Job Connection – the eighth in Greenville County.
Goodwill Job Connections are a key piece of Goodwill’s mission to help people become independent through education and training leading to employment. At Goodwill Job Connections, job seekers can access free assistance to guide their job search, connect with potential employers and find permanent employment. Services include access to resources like computers and the Internet, fax machines, telephones, and job leads and referrals. A trained employment specialist is on site to assist individuals with their job search.
Goodwill Job Connections can also help South Carolina companies find reliable manpower and support services. Employer services such as job fairs, job listings and candidate prescreening and referral can help businesses find qualified associates to fill permanent employee positions quickly. In addition, Goodwill’s Business Support Services provide pre-screened and fully trained janitorial and landscaping crews as well as industrial subcontracting services.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the location will take place at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, August 6th. The store will open to the public at 9:00 am on Wednesday, August 7th.
Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina helps people become independent through education and training leading to employment. Last year, Goodwill placed 13,037 people into employment through its job training programs and Goodwill Job Connection services.
Goodwill Grand Opening By the Numbers:
Retail Store Opening
· Opens at 9:00 am on Wednesday, August 7th
· Register to win an Apple iPad Mini. Drawing will be held on Sunday, August 11th. No purchase necessary. Need not be present to win.
· Retail Store: 9 am to 9 pm Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm Sunday
· Donation Center: 8 am to 9 pm Monday through Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm Sunday
· Job Connection: 9 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday
· Total of 23 associates will be working in this location, including an Employment Specialist.
Property + Building
· This is Goodwill’s 10th Store and 8th Job Connection in Greenville County.
· Physical address: 7861 Augusta Rd. in Piedmont (Moonville)
· Goodwill’s site is approximately 3 acres. Future development is planned by the owner of surrounding property.
· Total of 22,000 square feet. The retail store is approximately 11,000 sq ft. The remaining square footage is occupied by the Goodwill Job Connection, the donation center, and donation processing areas.
· Sherman Construction is the general contractor.
· Ken Betsch with Betsch Associates is the architect.