We have the very best staff in the world!

We wish to thank our volunteer staff for their hard work, dedication!  Our volunteers are true assests to Lakeview Foundation and our Thrift Shop.  Our community as a whole is a better place because of them.

Many thanks go out to the following staff members who recorded over 8000 hours of volunteer service in 2014:

Jim Alden, Connie Ashcraft, Tony Bentley, Marj Bouse, Sally Brinkman, Edrie Britten, Judy Butler, Penny Chaloupka, Kerry Cochran, Deanne Crane, Dorothy Dietz, Ginny Drogula, Brenda Elmore, Carole Erickson, Al Fader, Leanne Fader, Yvonne Ferrara, Pat Garrod, Pam Gehl, Jacqui Groenland, Bill Harris, Randy Hay, Ginger Helton, Kathy Hobbs, Morene Huggett, Sue Knudstrup, Lisa Johnson, Mary Kohn, Marlene Lake, Mike Lake, Eunice Luke, Sue Martin, Bev Mroczek, Jill Muir, Sue Mullard, Curt Newhouse, Deb Newhouse, Peggy Niemann, Cathy Paluch, Mary Peoples, Phyllis Peterson, Diane Pietrowski, Chris Pomeroy, Russ Pomeroy, Marcia Potter, Wayne Potter, Sally Quan, Rudy Reyna, Joanne Rossman, Barb Sampsell, Gary Sampsell, Rich Schiele, Sally Schiele, Bruce Shannon, Cheryl Shaw, Keith Shaw, Carol Sjoquist, Darlene Spalo, Audrey Spencer, Shirley Stewart, Connie Talsma, Carol Tedro, Nancy Terry, Tonda Warner, Marcia Williams, Darlene Wilson, Barb Wright, Mary Lou Wright, Garry Yack.
Additionally, the following people donated many hours that went unrecorded as many people came in to help when our new shop was being prepared and then moved: Joe Ferrara, Bill Markovich, Fred Martin, Judy Versaille, Mike Versaille, Lyle Huggett, Justin Warner, Freshwater Church H20 and Tidal Wave Youth Group

If you would like information about volunteering opportunities at Community Thrift Shop, including positions for  Cashier, Cashier Assistant, Customer Service, Donation Receiving, Donation Processing, Retail Staging. Please call 657-4186.

Volunteer Roundup!

April is volunteer roundup month at the thrift shop!

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Looking for Cowboys & Cowgirls

Giddee-up & head on over for your application!
We will be conducting tours of our “Ranch” on Thursday mornings at 10:30am during the month of April for anyone interested in volunteering
We would be happy to answer any questions that you might have regarding working at our shop.  Please give us a call or stop in!

Looking Good! 10 Days to go!

Shelves and racks are filling up and we are getting comfortable in our new surroundings.  Most staff members like to take a stroll through the shop each time they come in to work, just to see what is new or has changed.  They say…”it looks like we are ready to open”.  And we say…”well………we are getting closer”!

Last week we fixed our attention on housewares.  Pricing and filling the displays.  This week it is clothing.  We are sorting, de-wrinkling, pricing and stocking our racks.  On the back end, we are working on setting up our donation receiving area which will be a trial and error situation for a while.  Next week, we will tweak and clean….put on the finishing touches and then be ready to open on Sunday, March 1.

I am hoping a large part of our team of 60 (plus) volunteers will be in attendance at our opening celebration.  We expect a very large customer response and would like to share their excitement with our staff members.  I think it will be one of those things that “you just had to be there” to get the total picture of how people will respond to our new atmosphere.

Only 10 days away! **** Opening Celebration  ****  Sunday, March 1 **** 12 noon to 5 p.m.