Open Day 2011 Success

A big thank you to all those who came on Friday for The Furniture Station’s 2011 Open Day. With around 100 guests full of our referral agencies, our supporters and funders, The Furniture Station held tours around the workshop and warehouse, showing our guests the latest refurbishment of the areas.

TChair speechhe Furniture Station’s Chair Simon Horsfield welcomed the guests with an introductory speech, with The Project Manager, Alan Gunnion discussing the outcomes of the charitbale work, the clients and the impact in which our work can bring.The Worshipful the Mayor of Stockport

The afternoon also included guest Speaker Stuart Smith and Dave Graves from 3 Sheep Ltd, who demonstrated the recent work done on The Furniture Station’s website and online referral system.

The Worshipful the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport (Councillor Les Jones and Councillor Jackie Jones) also joined the event in presenting framed photographs to the winners of our latest photography competition, in which 12 photographs were chosen for The Furniture Station’s 2012 calendar.

The calendars are now in the office at The Furniture Station at a suggested donation of £5. There’s plenty to go so please do drop by, give us a call or drop an email if you would like a copy. The calendars will also be on sale at Real Camera Co in Manchester, where an exhibition of the 12 finalists work shall be displayed throughout October.

A big thank you to Booth Ainsworth who sponsored the delicious buffet at the event.

2011 will also be hosting an Annual Dinner on Friday 2nd December and we are looking to sell more than 200 seats at the Fundraising event, For more information please email joanne at joanne.watson@furniturestation.org.uk or call 0161 483 9010.

For more pictures on The Open Day visit our Facebook page

The Furniture Station Team