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Furniture Row to Honor our Military for Armed Forces Day, in Washington State

DENVER, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Furniture Row will host Military Appreciation Nights in each of its 330 stores nationwide on May 17th, the eve of Armed Forces Day. Established in 1949, Armed Forces Day provides a single holiday for all Americans to express their gratitude to those who have given so much in patriotic service to our country.

Here in Washington, Military Appreciation Nights will be held from 3pm to 9pm on Friday, May 17th at Furniture Row Shopping Centers in Spokane Valley, Kennewick, Spokane, and Yakima. All Active Duty, Former, and Retired Military, as well as Reservist and Members of the National Guard, are invited to come with their families for an evening of celebration and recognition.

To help spread the word, Furniture Row will be taking to the tracks at both Talladega and Darlington raceways with a new commemorative Military Appreciation Night design on the famous Furniture Row Racing #78 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet, driven by Kurt Busch.

Furniture Row will provide guests free gifts and refreshments throughout the evening. Multiple drawings of Apple iPads and one 60" Samsung 1080p Plasma HDTVs are guaranteed to keep the evening exciting. For those who would like to bring more than memories home, every item in store will be specially priced for just this evening. There will be no interest financing for four years with no down payment required on purchases of $1,499 or more. Furniture Row will also provide free local delivery for every purchase of $499 or more.

"Our company founder and many of our employees proudly served in the military, so we have a special place in our hearts for all who are currently serving or have served in the past," says Furniture Row's president, Tom Faulkner. He adds, "It's a privilege to set aside the evening before Armed Forces Day to honor and say 'thank you' to the military men and women, as well as their families, for the commitment and sacrifices they have made to serve our country."

About Furniture Row Companies
The Specialty Stores of Furniture Row include Denver Mattress, Sofa Mart, Oak Express, and Bedroom Expressions. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Furniture Row operates more than 330 stores in 31 states making it one of America's largest, family-owned and operated specialty home furnishings and bedding retailers. Visit http://www.FurnitureRow.com

Furniture Row also owns and sponsors the #78 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chevrolet driven by Kurt Busch full-time through Furniture Row Racing. Visit http://www.FurnitureRowRacing.com

About Denver Mattress Company
Denver Mattress manufactures its mattresses in its Denver-based factory and distributes them to its own retail stores. Denver Mattress employs the latest in manufacturing concepts, eliminates middle men, and operates its own nationwide truck delivery fleet. The extremely cost-efficient production of American-made, high-quality mattresses translates into real value for its customers. Denver Mattress is where you find sleep.® Visit http://www.DenverMattress.com

Contact:  John Knippenberg / Furniture Row Marketing
[email protected]

SOURCE Furniture Row Companies

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