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The Latest Goodman News

The Goodman Community Center is a busy place! Read on below for a glimpse of the wonderful things happening here.

A mother and her child pose for a photo while a teacher takes the photo at the Goodman Community Center.

From the Desk of Letesha Nelson

May 23, 2024

The school year is winding down and we're getting ready for summer

Letesha Letters, Letesha Nelson

In the 1940s, East Side News promoted wartime community

May 22, 2024

It’s interesting to note how World War II made an impact on the homefront and the publication.

Eastside News Stories, Eastside News Centennial

Antoine Manning has been named the new football coach for Madison East High School.

East High School football has new head coach

May 21, 2024

Antoine Manning is East High's new coach, replacing Jeremy Thornton.

Eastside News Stories, Community Stories

Goodman’s 2024 LOFT HBCU trip was memorable

May 15, 2024

The tour was not just about academics — it celebrated culture and tradition, and a deep appreciation for Black heritage.

Lussier LOFT High School, Eastside News Stories, Teens

What to get mother, 1941

May 9, 2024

Wonder what stores thought moms wanted for Mother's Day in 1941?

Eastside News Centennial

Older adult Culture Club has deep conversations and discussions on topics of human interest

May 9, 2024

The group discusses issues related to history, art, philosophy, social problems, religion, music and habits/behaviors weekly.

Older Adults, Eastside News Stories

From the Desk of Letesha Nelson

May 1, 2024

Another Be the Good event is in the books & what a night it was!

Letesha Letters, Letesha Nelson

Learning from Goodman Volunteers

April 30, 2024

A summary of results from our 2024 Volunteer Impact Survey

Volunteers

Food insecurity is at an all-time high — and getting higher

April 30, 2024

Goodman’s food pantry is not immune — it’s busier than ever. This trend also challenges other area food pantries’ ability to keep shelves stocked.

Volunteers, Eastside News Stories, Fritz Food Pantry, Ways to Give

Volunteer Spotlight: Larry Orr

April 26, 2024

Get to know Larry Orr, afterschool volunteer and Older Adult community member.

Volunteers