Rowe Fine Furniture, a leading manufacturer of custom upholstered furniture announces its nomination for the 2012 APSE Best Employer Award.
The APSE Best Employer Award is granted to the nation’s top candidate in the field of Customized Employment. APSE, also known as the Association for Persons in Supported Employment, selected Rowe out of thousands of organizations across the nation to be considered for this honor.
Rowe’s unwavering dedication to equal opportunity employment has inspired many and continues to foster growth throughout the Roanoke Valley region. Rowe began its initiative to better serve the people of the Roanoke Valley by offering jobs to persons with disabilities last summer. Within a year’s time Rowe has fully integrated people with varying disabilities into its workforce. Rowe recognizes that people with disabilities deserve to have fulfilling careers and provides employees with special needs a supportive work environment.
“We are honored to be recognized for a cause so important, says Stefanie Lucas, CEO of Rowe Furniture. We value all of our employees and are proud to contribute to the community in such a positive way.”
Corporate responsibility is a key aspect of the Rowe philosophy. Rowe Furniture stands by its commitment to equal opportunity employment. The company intends to remain active in this among other social causes to uplift the community.
APSE is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a growing national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 as the Association for Persons in Supported Employment, now known as APSE.
About Rowe Fine Furniture
Established in 1946, Rowe (rowefurniture.com) offers a wide range of styling in sofas, sectionals, chairs and ottomans with hundreds of fabric selections. The Rowe portfolio of brands includes Rowe, Clayton Marcus and Robin Bruce. All collections are available at major home furnishings retailers and better independent retailers across the United States and around the world. Rowe is a Founding Member of the Sustainable Furnishings Council. For more information or to locate a Rowe retailer near you, visit the website or call 800-340-7693. Rowe Fine Furniture, Inc. is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.