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Morris Furniture Co., Inc. Raises OVER $125,000 Children's Medical Center of Dayton

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Morris Furniture Co., Inc. announced that it recently hosted an annual charity golf benefit. During the event, select vendors and vendor sales representatives were recognized for outstanding service, dedication and support. Attendees of the event and a second community golf outing on August 25, 2008 made a combined donation of over $125,000 to The Children's Medical Center of Dayton. The vendor appreciation golf outing was held at the NCR Country Club, in Kettering, Ohio on Monday, June 26, 2008. The check presentation from Morris Furniture Co., Inc., and its partner vendors to David Kinsaul, President and CEO of The Children's Medical Center of Dayton, was made during the golf awards presentation program. NCR was the home of the 2005 US Senior Open. Over 220 golfers, representing over 130 company vendors, community partners and media companies participated. Larry Klaben, Morris Furniture Co., Inc. President/CEO said, “The support from our vendors, media partners and the community has been outstanding. The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton is the region’s premier children’s hospital and our community will benefit from the generosity of our vendor partners. This non-profit organization serves our entire community with no child ever turned away. Proceeds from the golf outings will be used to purchase a new emergency transport vehicle.” Morris Furniture Co., Inc. wishes to thank all its vendor partners for participating in this golf event and supporting The Children’s Medical Center of Dayton. In addition, Klaben said, “We’d like to thank all the participants of the 2008 golf outings for helping us make this a success.” About The Children's Medical Center of Dayton: The Children's Medical Center of Dayton is the region's pediatric referral center for 20 Ohio counties and eastern Indiana. At Dayton Children's, there is a full-time dedication to caring for infants, children and teens. Specially trained and experienced pediatric specialists in over 35 specialty areas work as a team to make sure the medical and psychosocial needs of children and their families are met. About Morris Furniture Co., Inc.: Morris Furniture Co., Inc. is a Fairborn, Ohio based retail chain that started in 1947 in downtown Dayton. Morris is one of the largest privately owned furniture stores in Ohio. The company is owned by Larry Klaben, who purchased the company in 1998. The company currently employs over 450 associates. Morris Furniture Co., Inc. owns and operates Morris Home Furnishings, 5695 Wilmington Pike, and 2121 Harshman Road. In addition, Morris owns and operates Ashley Furniture HomeStores of Dayton located at 161 Mall Woods Drive and 2850 Centre Drive in Beavercreek, Ashley Furniture HomeStores of Cincinnati located at 11755 Commons Drive, and 520 Clock Tower Way, Crescent Springs, KY, Ashley Furniture HomeStores of Columbus, 3622 West Dublin-Granville Rd., 2800 Brice Rd in Reynoldsburg and 3883 Gramercy Parkway, Columbus and Ashley Furniture Home-Store of Springfield located at 1690 N. Bechtle Ave. Morris also operates the Dayton area’s only Thomasville showroom at 5675 Wilmington Pike in Centerville and the Midwest Clearance Outlet at 2377 Commerce Center Blvd. in Fairborn, Ohio.

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