Detroit Tigers Player Matt Tuiasosopo To Appear At Art Van Furniture In Royal Oak On Wednesday, August 28

Fans will meet Tuiasosopo from Noon to 1 p.m. by bringing donations for Forgotten Harvest to the store

Aug 19, 2013, 13:00 ET from Art Van Furniture

WARREN, Mich., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Tigers Outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo swings into Art Van Furniture for an appearance on Wednesday, August 28 from Noon to 1 p.m. at the Royal Oak store (32301 Woodward Ave). Fans can meet and receive autographs with their favorite power hitter by donating food to support Forgotten Harvest.

"The Tigers team has always been an iconic part of Detroit. We are excited to have Matt Tuiasosopo at our store, and pleased to give shoppers an opportunity to meet him, and support Forgotten Harvest," said Art Van Elslander, founder and chairman of Art Van Furniture. "We wish Tuiasosopo the best of the luck as he continues to become a bright addition to the Tigers."

Tuiasosopo recently landed a spot on the Detroit Tigers star line-up and has since made an immediate impact with the team. Starting off his "rookie" season, Tuiasosopo has hit seven home runs and maintains a batting average of .280, contributing to the early success of the Detroit Tigers season.

Autographs will be on a first-come-first-serve basis. In addition, Art Van Furniture will be raffling off two Tuiasosopo autographed baseballs.

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 and one store in Orland Park, Illinois, a full service e-commerce website, plus ten freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Ann Arbor, Brighton, Canton, Kalamazoo, Midland, New Hudson, Rochester Hills, Sterling Heights and Troy, Michigan, and Toledo, Ohio. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Michigan. Visit for more information. Media can visit

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