February 13, 2011 by staff
Ashley Furniture, City Furniture has celebrated the official opening of its new “green” city Furniture and Ashley Furniture Homestores Hypermarket on Airport Road in Boca Raton recently with a silent auction that raised a little green significant for both Hospice by Sea, Inc. and Florida Atlantic University (FAU).
Over 1,000 guests attended the opening ceremony at the hypermarket large spacious, mixing and toured City Furniture design next generation high-end store. One of the evenings was highlighted by an auction silence, with festive red balloons all over the store scoring a total of 70 articles fine furnishings and home accessories offered by much Suppliers City Furniture. The silent auction raised more than 37,000 and support programs and services by both the Hospice of the Sea, Inc. and Fau Adams Center for Entrepreneurship.
On this occasion the City Furniture President Keith Koenig, his wife Doreen and street furniture and Ashley Furniture Homestores teams were dignitaries, including Mayor Susan Whelchel of Boca Raton and Boca Raton Airport Authority Chairman Paul Carman.
Innovative and “green” roof of the light tubes for natural light to its LED lighting inside and outside, the iconic structure built by Stiles Construction is South Florida’s leadership first full line furniture store continue in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Roots of our society are in South Florida, and we are deeply committed to develop and contribute to maintaining this area, “said Koenig. “The launch of this store as a regional center for City Furniture has offered an ideal opportunity to give back to two organizations that were very important to the community – and our family,” said Koenig. His deceased brother, company founder Kevin Koenig, received his Masters in Business Administration from FAU. Keith Koenig added that Hospice by the Sea was “a huge source of comfort” during the illness of Kevin.
Adams Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE) in collaboration with the Ministry FAU management programs (DMP), aims to prepare students FAU in business, science, engineering, and all disciplines who seek to become entrepreneurs through participation in companies or through venture.
“Fau Adams Center for Entrepreneurship is really grateful for this gift from the city of furniture and for their continued support throughout the year,” said Kimberly Gramm, assistant dean of community relations and director of the Center for entrepreneurship Adams. “Recognizing the vital link between education and business excellence and to serve as a particular model of social responsibility, City Furniture has a long history of supporting undergraduate programs and recruitment FAU FAU and elders at she added.
Paula Alderson, president and CEO of Hospice of the sea, said: “We are very honored to have been chosen to be a beneficiary of this wonderful event. We congratulate and thank the city of furniture for their thoughtful generosity and support. ”
Founded in 1978, Hospice of the Sea, Inc. has provided services to palliative care, home health care services, palliative care, complementary therapies and support for caregivers of more than 100,000 patients and families in the counties of Palm Beach and Broward.
Information on new hypermarket in the city of Boca Raton furniture is www.cityfurniture.com. To learn more about palliative care programs and the sea services, please call (561) 395-5031 or visit www.hbts.org. For more information on FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship, www.fauadamscenter.org visit.
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