Executives Working in Home Textiles contributes to travel fund for FIT home students
May 21, 2012-- Home Textiles Today,
New York - The steering committee for the industry group Executives Working in Home Textiles (EWHT) has donated $1,000 to the FIT Foundation to help support 2012-13 travel expenses for students to attend the International Furnishings Market at High Point, NC, the International Housewares Show in Chicago and Maison & Objet in Paris.
"The Home Products Development Program at FIT graduates the best job candidates for our industry. Student exposure to major trade shows is a learning component that benefits our industry over many years," said Linda Kullavp of the bath division of Bardwil Industries and treasurer of EWHT.
For more information about the Home Products Program or how to support it, contact Ingrid Johnson, acting chair home products, at 212- 217- 4988 or Ingrid_Johnson@fitnyc.edu.
Donations to the fund can be made to: FIT Foundation, 227 West 27th St, New York, NY 10001.
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