West Jefferson Goodwill open for business

Ken LynnSpecial to the Post

March 2, 2013

Dylan Lightfoot | Jefferson Post The new West Jefferson Goodwill store was opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning. The store is the “newest Goodwill in North America,” according to CEO Art Jibel, and created 15 jobs in Ashe County. From left to right: Ashe Chamber of Commerce board members Steve Katz , Jeff Dreyer, Josh Roten and Karen Powell, West Jefferson Alderman Lester Mullis, Goodwill V.P. of Retail John Cunningham, West Jefferson Mayor Dale Baldwin, West Jefferson Town Planner Matthew Levi, Chamber board member Kelley St. Germain, West Jefferson Town Manager Brantley Price, Pat Considine, Goodwill CEO Art Jibel, Chamber board member Scott Ballard, Goodwill V.P. of Workforce Development Sherry Carpenter, Goodwill District Manager of Asheville Ron Searcy.