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New Goodwill Thrift Store to Open in Greensboro

A new Goodwill thrift store is under construction off North Elm Street in Greensboro, according to the News & Record.

The 13,000-square-foot thrift store is expected to open in early spring, the News & Record reports.

It reports that the Goodwill will be just down the street from the 5,000-square-foot Salvation Army Select thrift store that opened in November 2009.

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Students to Model in Goodwill Fashion Show

Students to Model in Goodwill Fashion Show

Students from High Point University will model clothing selected from Triad Goodwill retail stores for an unpcoming fashion show.

"Rock the Runway," takes place at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Empire Room at 203 S. Elm St.

The show will highlight looks found in Goodwill retail stores. It will be the Triad Goodwill's second time hosting the event.

“Goodwill is excited about the opportunity to show off all of the great things you can find at any Goodwill retail store," said Chris Gorham, Triad Goodwill marketing director.

An evening cocktail reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the event will be set to the backdrop of the center city skyline. The show's proceeds will go toward Goodwill.

Guests will enter on a velvet carpet and will have the chance to enter a raffle with prizes totaling more than $3,000.

Big Shirli Stevenz of Guilford Green's Green Queen Bingo will lead a raffle drawing and be the event's emcee.

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New Local Web-Based Business Opens in Greensboro

A new and local business has expanding its services to the Internet this past month. 

Reeves Bow Ties, located at 3403 Cloverdale Drive, is owned and operated by Mark Reeves and his wife out of Greensboro.  The couple recently moved to Greensboro after living in Dayton, Ohio. 

Reevesbowties.com, which launched in August, offers custom-made bowties and a plethora of hand-crafted designs varying in different styles and shapes created by Mark Reeves and his wife, Donna. 

There are about 7 different styles and 9 different shapes of bowtie for people to pick and choose from when designing their own.  The site also offers women’s fashion apparel, primarily in the form of an accessory line called the A’Scarf, which was originally designed by Donna herself.