Second Chance Thrift Store: record-breaking sales

Published 10:44 am Friday, September 30, 2011

Steps to HOPE’s board of directors president presents a certificate of appreciation to Second Chance Thrift Store staff and representative Thrift Store volunteers from Tryon Estates for their dedication and hard work, which led to the store’s banner sales day on Sept. 1. Pictured from L: Inge Ege; Billy Larnder, warehouse assistant; Myrtle Heitman; Rachel Ramsey, Steps to HOPE executive director; Edith Lance, Second Chance Thrift store manager; Ken Kitchen, assistant driver and store assistant; Bonnie Zelinski; Randy Conklin, driver and store assistant; Gertrud Godlewski; Carolyn Daily; and Paul Sutherland, president of the board of directors. (article and photo submitted by Debra Backus) Second Chance Thrift Store provides outreach for Polk County’s domestic violence and sexual assault prevention and treatment center, Steps to HOPE. Funds from the store’s affordable, gently used items support programs that provide services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as programs to prevent and break the generational cycle of violence.

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