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Reading Is Fundamental and five Golden Ticket winners write their own chapters in The Adventures of Olivia and Truman

Children's literacy organization and five A&D professionals feel the love from Harter product promotion at izzy+

SPRING LAKE, Mich. - April 23, 2010 - The Adventures of Olivia and Truman is a whimsical tale about finding your place in the world - as well as a product promotion from Harter by izzyplus for the design community.

The first happy ending of Harter's 2010 Valentine's Day promotion is a $3,250 donation from izzy+ to Reading Is Fundamental, a nonprofit literacy organization that motivates children to read by working with them, their parents, and community members. The second happy ending involves five Golden Ticket winners from The Adventures of Olivia and Truman souvenir book. Ready to redeem airline tickets from Harter and izzy+ for travel anywhere in the world, the Golden Ticket winners are:

  • Currie Gardner, Perkins & Will, New York City
  • Edgar Hillsman, Hillsman and Associates, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Emmy So, EHDD Architecture, San Francisco, California
  • Brent Aldridge, Van Gilbert Architecture, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Cathy Grabel, Partners by Design, Chicago, Illinois

About Reading Is Fundamental

Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF), founded in 1966, motivates children to read by working with them, their parents, and community members to make reading a fun and beneficial part of everyday life. RIF's highest priority is reaching underserved children from birth to age 8. Through community volunteers in every state and U.S. territory, RIF provided 4.4 million children with 15 million new, free books and literacy resources last year. For more information and to access reading resources, visit RIF's website at www.rif.org.

About izzy+

The employees of izzy+ (www.izzyplus.com) design, manufacture and market office furniture and seating that solve real problems for real people. The focus is to provide designers with the tools to create inspiring work spaces for forward-thinking customers in home offices and small businesses, in executive offices and board rooms, in hospitals and classrooms. Its award-winning products are marketed under the brand names izzy, HÅG, Harter, Fixtures Furniture, Zoom Seating and ABCO Office Furniture. Based in Spring Lake, Mich., U.S., izzy+ is a business of JSJ Corporation of Grand Haven, Michigan.

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Media Contacts:

Debbie Goode, 616.847.6539, debbie.goode@izzyplus.com