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Frisco Family Services announces Advanced Fixtures, Inc. as Title Sponsor for Gala 2015 - ONE
Posted on 10/30/2014
FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 30, 2014 – Frisco Family Services (FFS) announced today that Advanced Fixtures, Inc. (AFI) will be the Title Sponsor for Gala 2015 – ONE, which will be held May 16, 2015 at the Dr Pepper Arena in Frisco. While AFI has been a long-time supporter of FFS, this marks the first time they will be Title Sponsor of Frisco Family Services’ annual gala.
“Advanced Fixtures, Inc., is committed to corporate citizenship,” Tony Ewing, Advanced Fixtures, Inc., president, said. “Our culture of flexibility applies not only to our customer needs but the needs of the community as well. In partnership with Frisco Family Services, we proactively seek ways to build a stronger community.”
This will be the 21st gala, which started in 1995. Funds raised at Gala 2015 - ONE are used to support the programs and services of Frisco Family Services whose mission is to help members of the Frisco and Frisco ISD communities who are facing hunger, homelessness and other urgent needs improve their quality of life and achieve self-sufficiency.
“We are truly thankful to have Advanced Fixtures, Inc., as Gala 2015 – ONE’s Title Sponsor,” Nicole Bursey, Frisco Family Services executive director, said. “Their long-standing and continued commitment to Frisco Family Services and our annual gala truly shows their caring support for the Frisco and Frisco ISD communities. We are only able to serve our clients in crisis through the support of individuals like Tony and companies like AFI.”
Advanced Fixtures, Inc. is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and installation of retail store fixtures and millwork packages. Established in 1983, the company employs 150 associates and now has two facilities located in Farmersville and Greenville, TX, serving the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. The Advanced Fixtures, Inc. client list includes a diverse list of recognized leaders in the retail industry that demand the very best from a fixture manufacturer.
Gala 2015 – ONE exemplifies one community, with one purpose, making one big impact to raise the funds necessary to continue FFS’ mission. The evening will feature the music of Emerald City Band, cuisine from area restaurants, a luxury raffle and bidding on hundreds of fabulous live and silent auction items. The auction is well-known for its unique theme baskets and an array of items, including jewelry, sporting event tickets, home decor, entertainment, weekend getaways, clothing, spa treatments and more. The live auction will feature several exotic trips, sports packages and one-of-a-kind experiences.
The annual gala is open to the public and reservations are $150 per person or $1,500 for a reserved table of 10. Tickets can be purchased online at here. Opportunities to become a sponsor, donate to the live and silent auction, or volunteer are available.
About Frisco Family Services
Frisco Family Services is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization serving the communities of Frisco and Frisco ISD. The mission of Frisco Family Services is to help members of our communities who are facing hunger, homelessness and other urgent needs improve their quality of life and achieve self-sufficiency. FFS houses the only food pantry in Frisco and offers financial assistance for critical needs such as rent/mortgage, gasoline and utility payments. FFS sells and distributes clothing, furniture, and household items through Frisco Resale. Special programs include: Summer Lunch Program, Back-To-School Fun Fair, Thanksgiving Food Distribution and FFS Holiday Program. FFS also offers life skills classes, educational assistance and employment support to adult clients.