Lafayette Goodwill Grand Opening Set For March 7

  • Monday, March 4, 2024

Goodwill Industries of the Greater Chattanooga Area will celebrate the grand opening of its store in LaFayette with a celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. The store will open at 9 a.m. The 111 Mize Street location includes a Goodwill retail store and a Donation Xpress center. This will be the 17th retail store location for Goodwill Industries of the Greater Chattanooga Area.

The local non-profit invites Walker County residents and those in surrounding communities to join them for the grand opening event which will include a ribbon cutting, an appearance by Goodwill’s Smiling G mascot, as well as giveaways and door prizes throughout the day as supplies last.

The store’s hours are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Goodwill accepts donations during regular store hours.

Goodwill Industries of the Greater Chattanooga Area employs over 350 individuals, many of whom have barriers to employment.

“We are thrilled to reopen our LaFayette store,” said Gena Weldon, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Greater Chattanooga Area. “We are committed to serving Walker County and the other 22 counties in our service area. When people shop or donate to Goodwill, they are changing lives by helping to provide job training and employment opportunities for our most vulnerable citizens.”

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