S'port's Goodwill Industries announce expansion

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana officials announced Friday in Shreveport plans to expand its Shreveport business.

The announcement came Friday morning at a news conference at their new location, at 8100 Jump Run, off Bert Kouns Rd. in Shreveport.

The new Pierremont location, according to officials will house an expanded Unique Shoppe, Women's Auxiliary, Donation Center and Job training and Job placement programs.

Renovations have begun on the new campus building and 41 new jobs are reportedly expected to be created by the expansion.

Goodwill officials say the expansion was possible through a $4.2 million investment grant. The new campus is expected to be open for business sometime in September 2010.

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