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Honolulu, Hawaii (February 8, 2013) — Goodwill Industries of Hawaii announced that  Ward Centers will be the fashion show presenting sponsor at the 2013 gala event – Bank of Hawaii presents Goodwill Goes GLAM! The Gala and VIP Presale will be held on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 followed by public GLAM! Sale days from Sept. 20 -22, 2013. The four day event takes place at the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.

Last year, more than 700 people were in attendance at the highly anticipated eco-friendly fashion show titled, The Elements of Goodwill emceed by notable journalist Paula Rath.

Katie Ka‘anapu, Ward Centers’ senior marketing manager shares; “We are excited to partner with Goodwill during their gala event. This year, we’ve supported their Dell Reconnect computer e-waste recycling drive and we’ve seen how they put their mission into action. Through the Goodwill GLAM! Squad volunteer program, industry experts have been able to mentor up-and-coming fashion industry professionals, while supporting businesses in Kaka‘ako through community service and event participation.”

Stop by this month’s Discover Kaka‘ako – Ward Centers’ signature monthly event featuring food, fashion and fun — this Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at Ward Centers to learn more about how you can join the Goodwill GLAM! Squad following the fashion show at 7 p.m.

To learn more about Bank of Hawaii presents Goodwill Goes GLAM! go to www.higoodwill.org/glam and for more information about Discover Kaka‘ako visit www.discoverkakaako.com.

Ward Centers is located in the heart of Kaka‘ako and is Honolulu’s premier street shopping, dining and entertainment district with 135 unique shops and 40 eateries. Parking for Discover Kaka‘ako is available at any of Ward Centers’ 4,200 event parking stalls located at the T.J.Maxx parking structure, Ward Warehouse, Ward Entertainment structure and Ward Center.

Goodwill Industries of Hawaii’s mission is to help people with employment barriers to reach their full potential and become self-sufficient. Supported by its retail operations and financial endeavors, its educational, employment and training programs have provided skills training, employment counseling, job placement and support services since 1959.

Visit www.higoodwill.org for more information.  Subscribe to the Goodwill Works! E-mail newsletter. Reach us at 836-WORK (9675), info@higoodwill.org, @GoodwillHawaii on Twitter, TheGoodwillHunter.com blog and Goodwill Industries of Hawaii on Facebook.

 

                       

 

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