Sara Valderrama, Learning and Development Manager, was in Ecuador celebrating her mother’s birthday when she felt the first tremor. Her friends told her not to worry. After all, minor earthquakes were common in Ecuador. But when the ground beneath them started to sway more violently, they knew something was wrong.
Time and time again, our Associates prove that great things can happen when you combine a thoughtful idea with a little team effort. Once such example came from Supply Chain Planner Candace Stanley, when she recruited the marketing department to collect soda tabs for a cause.
When we think of making an impact in our customers’ lives, most often it’s through the delivery of beautiful furniture that turns their house into a home. But every so often, one of our Associates takes the extra step to make an impact on a personal level.
It’s no secret that breast cancer awareness is a passionate cause for City Furniture, and every October we put together a variety of campaigns to raise awareness and funds. But what really inspires us is when Associates like Jessica LaGreca take it upon themselves to start their own fundraisings efforts.