BERNINA DEALER AROUND THE BLOCK QUILT SHOP IN PORTLAND MICHIGAN SEEKS ITEMS TO DONATE TO WOMEN’S SHELTERS FOR MOTHER’S DAY
Dealer seeks personal comfort items through Thursday, May 1
BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Around the Block, a BERNINA Dealer in Portland, Mich., is collecting personal comfort items to donate as gifts to women’s shelters for Mother’s Day. The Dealer is accepting an array of goods, such as soaps, hair styling products, shampoos and conditioners, pillows, blankets, slippers and robes at its store, located at 120 Maple St., until Thursday, May 1. The items will be given to Movers for Moms, a national program that distributes donated articles to women living in shelters as a result of abuse or homelessness.
“We wanted to show our gratitude for everything we have received in our lives by giving back to the community,” said Cathy Norton, who has owned Around the Block for 15 years with Cathy McCann. “We chose a project that will honor Mother’s Day and recognize the moms who are living in shelters.”
Around the Block Quilt Shop is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer has been in business for 15 years and sells BERNINA sewing machines and software, and provides a variety of sewing, embroidery and quilting classes for people of all skill levels. For more information, please visit www.aroundtheblockquiltshop.com.
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering state-of-the-art sewing and embroidery systems, sergers and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of industry leaders, influencers and artisans who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of approximately 450 fully trained independent dealerships. In 2008, the company introduced the revolutionary BERNINA 830, a machine designed to change the home sewing industry. To learn more and to find a dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.