Art Van Furniture's Batavia location is the Michigan-based retailer’s third Chicagoland location, with three more locations opening in the coming months.
The company promises that the opening will bring additional sales, delivery and management jobs to the area.
Batavia mayor Jeff Schielke and Art Van Furniture executives will be on hand to cut the ceremonial ribbon at 9 a.m. Sept. 21, and there will be special sales throughout the day.
After the ceremony, Art Van will provide guests and customers with family-friendly entertainment, including a special appearance by the Batavia High School Dance Team, as well as a DJ, face painting, clowns and balloon artists.
As an interesting side note, Art Van has teamed up with international home designer Hilary Farr, best known for her appearance on HGTV’s Love It Or List It, to help a lucky winner with a home makeover.
Farr will shop directly with a drawing winner to make over their home, complete with an Art Van furniture $5,000 shopping spree. Shoppers can visit the new Batavia store or any other Art Van location or www.artvan.com through Monday, Oct. 14 to enter for a chance to win.
Art Van Furniture Grand Opening
- WHO: Art Van Furniture, the Midwest’s number one furniture and mattress retailer, is a family-owned business in the midst of expanding into the Chicagoland area. The company currently operates two retail locations and a distribution center in the Chicagoland area with four more store openings planned in the coming months.
- WHAT: Art Van Furniture CEO Kim Yost, Vice President and General Manager Barry Davidson, Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke and several other local dignitaries will be on-hand to celebrate the opening of the Batavia retail location with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Batavia High School marching band will also be making a special appearance at the ribbon cutting ceremony.
- WHERE: Art Van Furniture, 165 Randall Road, Batavia, IL 60510.
- WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2013. Ribbon cutting/store opening: 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Entertainment: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Store closes: 9 p.m.
About Art Van Furniture
Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 35 stores throughout Michigan, two stores in the Chicagoland area, one store in Springfield Township (Toledo), Ohio, a full service e-commerce website, plus ten freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, MI. Visit www.artvan.com for more information.