Goodwill to host Arts and Crafts Expo

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is hosting an Arts & Craft Expo in celebration of National[more] Disability Employment Awareness Month.

The Arts & Crafts Expo will be Thursday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Bryant Goodwill Store in the career center room located at 5914 Hwy 5N.

The Expo will feature works for sale of participants from organizations that serve people with disabilities such as Goodwill, Abilities Unlimited of Hot Springs, along with other organizations. The hundreds of pieces available will make a one-of-a-kind addition to your home while benefiting local artists that face barriers to work due to a disability.

“You don’t want to miss the amazing handiwork of these crafters,” said Goodwill spokesman Susan Crossley. “Mark your calendars for Thursday, Oct. 27. There will be unique handmade arts, crafts, doggie treats, crafts from recycled materials, Christmas items, canvas artwork, and more.”

To learn more about programs offered by Goodwill Industries of Arkansas or the Arts & Crafts expo, visit www.GoodwillAR.org.

About Goodwill Industries of Arkansas:

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of providing education, training, and employment services for people with disabilities and other special needs. Revenue generated through the sale of reusable donated goods at Goodwill retail stores is used to fund these critical programs for Arkansans. Information may be found at www.goodwillar.org.

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