Gorenje, the Slovenian manufacturer famed for its creative and innovative appliances, donated one of its popular Retro fridge freezers as a prize at the Piccadilly Garden Summer Fair in Lancashire.

The Burgundy Retro, donated on behalf of Gorenje by Morecambe retailer Homesmakers 1st Stop, was the first prize in a raffle at the fair, which was held in Piccadilly, Lancaster. The money raised was for Piccadilly Support Services, a community based organisation that offers support for people with learning difficulties and helps them to develop life skills through activities mainly based around horticulture.

Ruth Ferguson, Gorenje’s Marketing Manager, says: “We were pleased to be able to support such a good cause, and thank Homemakers 1st Stop for presenting the Retro at the fair on our behalf. We have been told that the Retro was a very popular prize, greatly increasing the number of tickets sold, which is an excellent result for Piccadilly Support Services. Congratulations to the winner Teez Richmond!”

For further information about Gorenje’s Retro refrigeration range, please contact your Area Sales Manager, call Gorenje on 0208 247 3980 or visit the website at www.gorenje.co.uk


Image Caption: The raffle was drawn by Mark Shacklton, trustee of Piccadilly Support Services, shown here with Julie Richmond, mother of winner Teez, and student Ian Leyland.

21st June 2011

Editors’ Notes:
About Gorenje
Established 60 years ago, Gorenje is one of Europe’s leading home appliance manufacturers, combining state-of-the-art technology with superior design and great value. Four million Gorenje appliances are sold every year in over 70 countries. Headquartered in Slovenia, the Gorenje Group employs approximately 10,800 people around the world. With its innovative, technologically perfected, environmentally friendly and stylish products, Gorenje is aiming to become the creator of the most innovative design-led home appliances in the world.

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Sarah at JM Marketing
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Email: Sarah@jmmarketingservices.co.uk



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