The Greater Lawton Rotary Club completes District Project to benefit Goodwill
Several months ago one of the members of the Greater Lawton Rotary Club became aware of a need at the Goodwill Workforce Development Building, located at 1205 Summit.
The Vice President of Program Services Goodwill Adult Day Services, Elizabeth Skulski, said that clients with disabilities were having difficulty crossing the street safely when they went from the Workforce Development Building to the Goodwill Store, because the traffic would not slow down to allow them to cross. At times, one of the workers from the warehouse would need to drive a fork lift to the middle of the street, just to allow the disabled clients to cross the street in a safe manner. It was determined that better signage would benefit disabled individuals tremendously.
Immediately, this member brought the idea to the attention of the club as a project. Applications were made for a Rotary District Grant and it was approved. When this project was presented it was clear that it would make a difference in the lives of many individuals in our community that depends on the Goodwill Workforce Development Building.