Thursday, July 9th, 2009
By Love Advertising
WHO: Jim “Mack” McIngvale, President Gallery Furniture
Brian Burch, President CatholicVote.org
George Strake, President, Strake Foundation
Dr. Joseph Kerwin, Scientist-Astronaut Skylab 2
WHAT: Press Conference to announce release of new CatholicVote ad
WHEN: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 11:30 AM
WHERE: Gallery Furniture – 6006 North Freeway between Tidwell and Parker
WHY: CatholicVote.org, a national grassroots educational project, will release a new television advertisement in Houston, Wednesday July 15. The new ad is the third spot in a year long campaign titled: “Life: Imagine the Potential.” The new ad will be aired on local Houston television stations with sponsorship assistance from Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale.
CatholicVote.org gained national attention earlier this year with the release of “Imagine Spot 1” to coincide with the inauguration of Barack Obama as President. The ad was rejected by NBC and NFL for airing during the Super Bowl. The spot has been viewed by over 1.8 million visitors on YouTube here
Spot 2 in the campaign was released in May and ran during the American Idol finale in six states. Spot 2 can be viewed here
CatholicVote.org is a non-partisan project of the Fidelis Center for Law & Policy, a 501(c)3.
Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
By Love Advertising
WHAT: Please join Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale and the entire Gallery Furniture family this Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 as they honor the Houston Fire Department and celebrate the rebirth of the new Gallery Furniture at 6006 North Freeway between Tidwell and Parker. Friday and Saturday will be the first opportunities for the media to tour the inside of the I-45 store.
Friday, July 3rd @ 2pm – Appreciation Celebration Special Presentation for the Houston Fire Department (Closed to the Public)
Saturday, July 4th @ 9:30am – Gallery Furniture Re-Opening Celebration and Ribbon Cutting (Open to the Public)
WHERE: Gallery Furniture 6006 North Freeway between Tidwell and Parker
DETAILS: Gallery Furniture will open the first phase of its I-45 location for the first time since the May 21 fire on Friday, July 3rd from 12pm – 10pm for members of the Houston Fire Department and their families as part of a special Appreciation Celebration with free food, entertainment and fun.
Gallery Furniture will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday, July 4th at 10am, following a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:30am. Store hours for opening day are 10am to 10pm.