Goodwill Opens Retail Center in East Alabama

OPELIKA, AL (WXTX) – Goodwill of Southern Rivers is expanding its reach in Alabama.

Thursday, the organization hosted a ribbon cutting for the newest retail center in Opelika, AL.

To mark the occasion, 2,000 butterflies were released, representing every person who got a new job in 2009--thanks to Goodwill's help.

The new retail center is on Pepperell Parkway in Opelika.

Goodwill's career center offers free job search resources. It's funded by sales from the retail store.