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American Furniture Hall Of Fame Taking Reservations For Banquet In High Point

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The American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation (AFHF) announced that it is now accepting reservations for the 2007 American Furniture Hall of Fame Induction Banquet to be held here October 2, 2007. The banquet will be held in the International Home Furnishings Center Ballroom, with cocktails at 6:00 p.m., followed by the gala dinner. This year’s roster of candidates who will be honored includes industry leaders: George B. Cartledge, Sr.; Joyce Cash Eddy; Ormon William “Bill” Fenn, Jr.; Sam P. Finger, Jr.; Fred Friedman; Mitchell Gold; and Felix Wright. Those who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame will be announced during the banquet. The slate of nominees was selected from nominations by the AFHF members. To make a nomination, members submitted a biography (500 words or less) of the nominee including detailed information about their professional achievements, personal standards and civic involvement. All nominations were then seconded in writing by another AFHF member. The voting period began August 20, and ends September 5. The cost of an individual ticket is $85; tables of eight may be purchased for $640 per table. Reservations must be made by Sept. 15, 2007 by mailing your check made out to the American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation, 202 Neal Place, High Point, NC 27262. For information, call the Hall of Fame Foundation at 336.882.5900. The American Furniture Hall of Fame Foundation Inc. is an international, industry-wide effort organized to honor those individuals whose outstanding achievements have contributed to the continued growth and development of the U.S. furniture industry, as well as to research, collect and preserve the cultural, economic and artistic history. The organization is based in High Point at 202 Neal Place, and can be reached at 336.882.5900.

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