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Goodwill hosts “Work the Runway” to provide job training

Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma recently held its second annual Work the Runway fundraising fashion show at the Oklahoma History Center. Proceeds bene ted the Goodwill Career Pathways Institute scholarship program, which provides free job training to youth, veterans and those re-entering the workforce after imprisonment.

Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma CEO Jim Priest makes a toast before commencing the annual Goodwill “Work the Runway” fashion show fundraiser. Photo provided.
Goodwill’s Good Threads boutique made its annual appearance at the Work The Runway event. Eventgoers were able to shop higher- end items found in stores while giving back to the nonprofit’s mission of helping Oklahomans in need. Photo provided.
Stylist Brynlee Handy models a 60s-in- spired look at the Work The Runway fashion show. Photo provided.
Edmond Goodwill Associate Taneka Miller models an early 2000s look. Photo provided.
Althea Neighbors, a Goodwill contract janitorial team member, represents the 50s era while showcasing clothing items that can be found at local Goodwill stores. Photo provided.

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