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Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture To Host Parenting Customer Workshops

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Nanny Yvonne, one of the stars of the hit television show “Nanny 911,” will conduct six free interactive parenting workshops on Saturday, June 21, 2008 at the Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture store in Braintree, Massachusetts. The half hour workshop, entitled “School’s Out! How to Make a Smooth Transition to Summer Fun,” will begin at 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Each talk will be followed by a question and answer period with Nanny Yvonne and participation will be on a first come, first served basis. While at the store, parents can register to win a free in-home consultation with Nanny Yvonne, which will be taped for her new show. And, parents who bring a DVD of their family in action might be selected for a future Nanny Yvonne show. Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture will also give away $25 gift certificates to every family that registers in the Braintree store the day of the event. For more information and details, go to Bernie & Phyl’s website, www.bernieandphyls.com. “At Bernie & Phyl’s, we believe family comes first,” said Michelle Rubin Pepe, Director of Community Relations and the daughter of Bernie and Phyl. “As a family-run business, we know first-hand the challenges that come with balancing work and family life, so we’re very excited that Nanny Yvonne will be sharing her wisdom and expertise with our customers.” Nanny Yvonne Finnerty received rave reviews as one of the cast of the national Fox series “Nanny 911.” She has been featured in more than 200 print and web publications, and is a frequent guest on syndicated national television, as well as Court TV, CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC. Nanny Yvonne is also a weekly columnist for The Boston Herald answering questions from readers on parenting issues. Based in Norton, MA, Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture is one of the largest furniture retailers in New England. The family-run business has six stores in: Braintree, MA; Hyannis, MA; Nashua, NH; Raynham, MA; Saugus, MA; and Westboro, MA. Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture received the prestigious Better Business Bureau Local Torch Award for Excellence, in 2007 and 2004, which is given to companies that embody the highest ethical standards. In 2002, the company was named “Retailer of the Year” by the National Home Furnishings Association, which is the highest honor in the retail home furnishings industry. The company ranks 66 among the Top 100 furniture stores in the country according to Furniture/Today magazine.

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