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 Friday, May 1

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce that Around the Block Quilt Shop, 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, including personal and infant hygiene products, cleaning supplies, clothes, household items and cooking supplies at its store, located at 120 Maple St., until Friday, 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.
 
“This is a great annual effort that we are proud to support,” said Cathy Norton, who has owned Around the Block Quilt Shop for 16 years with Cathy McCann. “It honors mothers and Mother’s Day by donating much-needed items to various women’s shelters in our area.”
 
Around the Block Quilt Shop is an authorized BERNINA Dealer providing top-quality service to area residents. The Dealer has been in business for 16 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.
 
About BERNINA
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world’s premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering quality state-of-the-art sewing, quilting and embroidery machines, overlockers/sergers, and embroidery software. BERNINA’s leadership is marked by an impressive number of ambassadors, industry leaders, influencers and bloggers, who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of over 400 fully trained independent dealerships that also offer support and education. Select BERNINA and bernette machines, and BERNINA software can also be purchased through BERNINA’s eCommerce site, shop.bernina.com. BERNINA products are designed for beginning to advanced sewists and priced to meet a variety of budgets, with new products being introduced every year. You can follow BERNINA on Facebook: www.facebook.com/berninausa, Instagram: @BERNINAUSA, and Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/WeAllSew, and read BERNINA’s WeAllSew blog at www.weallsew.com. To learn more about BERNINA and to find a Dealer, visit www.bernina.com or call (630)978-2500.