Bethesda, MD – To support sustainable living, invigorate U.S. job growth and help the economy, Urban Country is making a loyal Made in America pledge. The locally-owned quintessential home furnishings boutique for countryside and urban spaces, will unveil its new Made In America furniture and accessory showcase during a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception on Thursday, October 25 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. The Made In America showcase will feature furniture and accessories all manufactured right here in the United States that include collections from trend-setting retailers as LEE Industries and Hickory Chair, among many other popular domestic brands. Urban Country is located in Bethesda Row at 7117 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD 20814. Admission is free.
Urban Country’s Made In America event will also present a silent auction with proceeds benefitting The Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Vets – a nonprofit organization that supports wounded servicemen currently recovering at Walter Reed National Medical Center who will participate in this year’s Marine Corps Marathon on October 28.
“We want to raise awareness on the importance of buying American goods and show how easy it is to create a lovely home with domestic-made furnishings,”
WHO: Urban Country Home Furnishings in Bethesda Row
WHAT: -Unveiling of “Made In America” Furniture Collection Showcase
-Silent Auction Fundraising Event with Proceeds Benefiting The Achilles Freedom Team of Wounded Vets From Walter Reed National Medical Center Participating in October’s Marine Corp Marathon
Drew Sweeney, vice president of Hickory Chair
***Presenting Artist and Art Historian Kitty Williams
and Local Artist Drew Nussbaum***
WHEN: Thursday, October 25 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
(Corner of Arlington Road & Bethesda Avenue)
CONTACT: Matt Hagan (202) 483-3003
About Urban Country
Urban Country is the national capital area's most exciting, luxury, interior design & fine furnishings showroom. Living chic is simple with well-edited new and exclusive selections from today's most in demand designers whether an expert or enthusiast. From contemporary cool to elegant classic, Urban Country is the definitive source for style inspiration. The home furnishings store is nationally known for having a keen design eye for furniture, gifts, accessories, lighting, bedding, jewelry, fashion accessories, baby gifts, and bath products. A member of the Sustainable Furniture Council, the Urban Country promotes products that are thoughtfully designed for a greener home. Urban Country, founded by Jeffrey and Rachelle Roth in 1991, provides exemplary service and includes a team of interior design experts who are consummate purveyors of trend-setting style. Location: 7117 Arlington Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814. Phone: 301-654-0500 Fax: 301-654-0501. Store hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm.
About The Achilles Freedom Team
Since 2004, Achilles has sponsored over 1,000 wounded vets to participate in mainstream races worldwide. An extension of the Achilles process of physical strengthening, building confidence, and generating a supportive community, the Achilles Freedom Team program was adapted to the specific needs of wounded members of the U.S. military. The program benefits the patients at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland so they can receive training as well as use of specialized adaptive devices, such as hand-crank wheelchairs early on in their recovery.