City of Hope’s National Home Furnishings Industry chapter is sponsoring a “Northeast Cruise for Hope Around Manhattan” fundraiser on Sept 10. City of Hope is a research, treatment and education center for cancer and other life–threatening diseases in Duarte, Calif. The cruise is being held in honor of Simon Kaplan, president of Crest Furniture. Sponsors include mattress major Sealy in Trinity, N.C.; upholstery maker Rowe Furniture in Elliston, Va.; and purchasing cooperative Furniture First in Harrisburg, Pa. For more information, check www.cityofhope.org. To register, contact Beth Ida Stern, City of Hope senior director of development, at 213–241–7192.
September 1, 2011