Tag: Golden Goose

Golden Goose construction update

You may have noticed that the Goose is spreading its wings! If you have not had a chance to visit the Goose recently, to either shop or donate, you might not have noticed the updates. First and very important, the drop-off area has changed. It is now on the west (front) side of the building,…

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Ron, the handyman

Betsy Lowry Yep, that is what the Golden Goose fashion show is all about. On September 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom, the Golden Goose will be putting on a fashion show at the opening General Meeting Program of SaddleBrooke Community Outreach. This is the third show we have done and it has…

13th anniversary celebration

Stephanie Urdiales The Golden Goose Thrift Shop just celebrated our thirteenth anniversary in conjunction with our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event on Sunday, April 17! Over three hundred of our four hundred-plus volunteers were in attendance. Carrabba’s catered the event and Gus D’Oldie and Miss Gina provided the entertainment. A grand time was had by all.…

More room for more bargains at the Goose

Ron Andrea Some things just keep getting better. Permits have been issued and the Goose has hired a contractor to begin construction on a new building addition. Construction should begin shortly and be completed by the end of the year. The addition will add approximately 4000 square feet to the north end of the building.…

Golden Goose Fashion Show

Larry Clark appeared as Superman at the 2015 SBCO Fashion Show.

Betsy Lowry Please mark your calendar before you leave for the summer for the Golden Goose Fashion Show on Monday, September 12 at 3:00 p.m. in the SaddleBrooke MountainView Ballroom. This very popular Fashion Show will kick off SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s (SBCO) twentieth year. The models are Golden Goose volunteers and many of them may…

Once again, the Golden Goose is simply the best!

The Best of the Northwest has just been published and the Golden Goose Thrift Shop has once again been named: * Best Customer Service * Best Furniture Store * Best Women’s Apparel However, the one award we are most proud of is Best Community Leader, a well-deserved honor highlighting the staff and volunteers. The opening…

The Goose is expanding!

Here are some preliminary details! Current size of Goose building is 14,080 square feet. This expansion provides an additional 4,096 square feet of which approximately 1,000 square feet will be used for an expanded sales floor with new dressing rooms. This expansion includes two canopies over the two receiving areas on the north end of…

Who are those old guys in red shirts and caps?

Left to right, standing: Rick Morrison, John Wright, Doug Sweetland, Chris Swenson, Charlotte James (truck supervisor), Jon Parkhill and John Ingebritson; kneeling: Gary Adams, Mike Buckley, Bob Herd and Ron Andrea

Ron Andrea They’re Golden Goose truckers, of course! They work approximately four hour shifts, anywhere from one to ten days per month, depending on the amount of time they choose to donate. Some drive the truck but most ride along as helpers. Some volunteer year round and some are snowbirds. They range in age from…

Another very successful Golden Goose story

For those of you who are Goose shoppers and those of you who plan to but haven’t yet, this is a very interesting true story, happening just before the Christmas holiday. As we are aware, most donations to the Goose come from the homes of those who have moved to this area from other parts…

Get your books at the Goose!

Did you realize just how unique the Golden Goose Book Department really is? Whether you are looking for a gently-used magazine, something on the best seller list, a classic or a very special first edition, the Goose just might have it! This past year, the Goose received and sold a 1791 edition of Rousseau’s Social…