NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, December 16, Hammacher Schlemmer, the beloved New York retail institution, will be hosting "A Night of Giving", featuring a public appearance by Daymond John, star of ABC's three-time Emmy Award winning show "Shark Tank" and founder/CEO of the FUBU apparel brand.
The event will take place from 6-7 p.m. at Hammacher Schlemmer's landmark Manhattan store where Mr. John will be signing his New York Times best-selling book "The Power of Broke" for those who donate $25 or more. Proceeds from the evening benefit Art Start, the award-winning local non-profit organization that uses creative arts to transform young, at-risk lives.
"As fellow New Yorkers who have embraced innovation for 168 years, we jumped at the opportunity to team up with a forward-thinking entrepreneur like Daymond John," said Hammacher Schlemmer's General Manager Fred Berns. "We're looking forward to a great turn out in support of Art Start and its pioneering work with the youth of our community."
The event is co-sponsored by VP Cabs, the world's leading manufacturer of virtual pinball machines. One of the firm's innovative models will be on display, offering players a choice of more than 60 classic arcade games.
For more information, please contact Trish Hammond at (847) 581-8987 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Hammacher Schlemmer
Hammacher Schlemmer is America's longest running catalog, offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected since 1848. The company provides unique products that solve problems or represent the only one of their kind, and backs its products by a rather famous Lifetime Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction. Hammacher Schlemmer's innovative offerings are available through its catalog and online at www.hammacher.com.
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