Hall of Fame offers new membership levels
January 30, 2014,
The idea is to increase membershipsby offering a wider range ofincentives over seven levels, as opposedto the three that were offeredin the past.
Memberships, which amountto tax-deductible contributions,start at $250. New benefits includemultiple memberships for corporations,discounts for banquet ticketsand discounts on the purchase ofproprietary oral interviews, whichbecome part of the materials thefoundation uses to record the historyof America's furniture industry.
The foundation is highlighting anew corporate membership that includes10 memberships at a discountand two three-year membership options,with one including a membershipcard that allows the holder tobypass lines when entering the HighPoint and Las Vegas markets.
Privileges of membership includeeligibility to nominate and vote forIndustry Fellows and Hall of Famemembers.
"It is every person's responsibilityto write our history and to preserveboth our stories and our memorabilia.We are the only organizationdoing this but we can only do itwith a strong membership," saidGeorge Cartledge III, the foundation'spresident. "We also have aresponsibility to honor the ingenuityand accomplishments of our leadersfor perpetuity."
Membership levels, along withinformation on joining the AmericanFurniture Hall of Fame Foundation,are online at www.furniturehalloffame.com. Information also is availableby calling (336) 882-5900.