New CEO Promises New Goodwill

  MEDFORD, Ore., — Shae Johns readily admits she has big shoes to fill. After years at Southern Oregon Goodwill she excepted her third promotion, taking over as CEO and President following Gayle Burn, who served in the position for nearly 40 years.  Johns praised the legacy of growth left by Burn and promised to … Continue reading »

Local Couple Helps End Dog Meat Trade

ASHLAND, Ore., — It was a simple picture which inspired Janis Rosenthal and Jeff Rinkoff to try and make a difference half a world away by ending the illegal dog meat trade. “It looked like laundry in a basket being weighed, and I clicked on it and saw that it was dogs,” explained Rosenthal of … Continue reading »

Dogs for the Deaf Ranks Nationally

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — An organization familiar to Southern Oregon, made a national list for best non-profits. “Dogs for the Deaf” ranked 14th for the best non-profits to work for in the country. That ranking is from the category of 15-49 employees. Dogs for the Deaf says it strives to provide a rewarding and supportive … Continue reading »