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Kellee Hollenback Hammond of Varaluz to Receive ALA Women in Lighting Leadership Award

The American Lighting Association’s (ALA) Women in Lighting (WIL) Committee announces that the 2022 recipient of the Women in Lighting Leadership Award (WILLA) is Kellee Hollenback Hammond, Vice…
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Front row, L- R: Amy Loewenberg, Caroline Kennedy, Meg Estevez and Sandra Kehoe; Back row, L-R: Dondrill Glover, Karalynn Sprouse, Lori Kisner, Kelly Bristol, Elisabeth Mijuca, Cesar Diaz and James Shannon)

Gift for Life/NY Now Team Surpasses $40K Goal for AIDS Walk NY

Members of the Gift for Life/NY NOW team raised $44,500+ for AIDS Walk NY 2022. Eleven members of the team prepared to step-out together in New York City’s Central Park on May 15, 2022. The Gift for…

WithIt Announces 2022 Conference Speakers, Lineup

WithIt’s Professional Conference is entitled, “Empowering Leaders to SOAR,” and is being held June 22nd – 24th at the Westin Hotel in Alexandria, VA.  The two-day program offers industry…

Moe’s Home Collection Releases 2022 Lookbook

Moe’s Home Collection launches its 2022 Lookbook – Volume One, entitled “Feels Like Home.” This latest edition of 14 inspired vignettes reflects the transition to a new normal. Moe’s Home Collection’…
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Javier Korneluk, Fantini's new managing director.

Fantini Announces New Managing Director

Fantini, a leading manufacturer of innovative bathroom and kitchen fixtures, is pleased to announce that Javier Korneluk will be joining the team effective May 16, 2022 as the new Managing Director…
(from left to right): Conrad Kerley, vice president of leather & manufacturing operations; Jean Morgan, retiree; Cheryl Sigmon, vice president of merchandising & product development BY; and Craig Young, president of BY. Employees came together to plant a Dogwood tree in honor of Jean Morgan, who retired at the end of April after 43 years with the company.
From left to right: Conrad Kerley, VP of leather & manufacturing operations; Jean Morgan, retiree; Cheryl Sigmon, VP of merchandising & product dev BY; and Craig Young, president of BY. Employees came together to plant a Dogwood tree in honor of Jean Morgan, who retired at the end of April after 43 years with the company.

Employee Events Mark Hooker Furnishings 'Green Week'

As part of a continuing commitment to make sustainability and environmental preservation a part of its daily business practices, Hooker Furnishings, one of the nation’s leading home furnishings…

King Koil Partners with Boys & Girls Club of Kissimmee, FL

As part of its corporate social responsibility program, leading mattress manufacturer King Koil is partnering with the Boys & Girls Club of Kissimmee, Florida to provide more than 100 area…

Speakers Announced for 2022 ArchLIGHT Summit

ArchLIGHT Summit, the new lighting trade event and educational platform for the architectural, specification and design communities, has announced the schedule of speakers and events. The second…

Tempaper Donates to Non-Profit 'One Tree Planted'

Tempaper, the leading manufacturer of removable wallpaper, donated to One Tree Planted, a non-profit organization focused on global reforestation, in celebration of Earth Month 2022. By donating a…
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Mud Pie will debut an expanded showroom in Atlanta this summer.

Mud Pie to Debut Expanded Showroom, New Holiday Collection in Atlanta

Gift, decor and lifestyle supplier Mud Pie has  acquired additional space for the brand’s flagship showroom at AmericasMart Atlanta,  Building 2, Suite 680. The expansion, which brings Mud Pie’s…
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