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Art Van Furniture Celebrates Marital Bliss in Salute to The Royal Wedding

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With its commitment to fun, style, and unpredictability, Art Van Furniture announced that it will celebrate marital bliss with a few great romantic activities, and just in time for Royal Wedding festivities!  Starting with its own warm and fuzzy story, for the first time ever, Art Van Furniture will host a wedding ceremony and reception inside one of its showrooms.

"Manny Sciberras and Carrie Mouser met and fell in love at one of our stores, so it seems only fitting that they get married at one," says Art Van Furniture founder and chairman, Art Van Elslander, who is graciously footing the bill for the wedding and reception, "Besides, it all works so well together – love, marriage and building a home."

Sciberras and Mouser will marry on Sunday May 1st, 2011 at the Art Van Furniture Showroom where Sciberras is Store Manager, in Warren at 6500 E. 14 Mile Road.  There will be valet parking, and guests will enjoy the ceremony as well as dinner and dancing.

Keeping with the theme, Art Van Furniture is sponsoring a "Royal Wedding Giveaway", offering a lucky couple a chance to share their nuptials at an Art Van store, along with a lavish reception for up to 100 people.  The wedding, which is to take place on 11/11/11, will include food, entertainment, flowers, photography, valet, invitations, tuxedo, wedding cake, bridal planner and two night stay at Mackinac Island, plus a brand new mattress to begin their married life. The Art Van Royal Wedding is valued at more than $25,000.

To win, applicants must submit their own "Royal Love Story" by essay (400 words or less) or video (two minutes or less) to royalwedding@artvan.com or Art Van Royal Wedding, 6500 14 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48092. The contest will run from May 2 to June 30, 2011.

Also, in the spirit of happily ever after, Art Van Furniture now offers a unique wedding registry program that allows guests an opportunity to assist the newlyweds in creating their dream home with exclusive Art Van furnishings.

About Art Van Furniture: Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer. The company operates 34 stores in 33 communities throughout Michigan, a full service e-commerce website, plus three freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Canton, Troy and Rochester Hills, Michigan. Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Mich. Check out artvan.com for more information.

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