Orvis to Join Louisiana Flood Relief Effort at Perkins Rowe

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Media Alert: Retailers will come together to raise funds for disaster relief.

WHAT: Orvis and other Perkins Rowe retailers will donate a portion of sales to St. Vincent de Paul’s House in a Box. The House in a Box program provides new household items for families who have lost everything as a result of natural disasters. The Relief at the Rowe event will also coincide with the 7th annual Perkins Rowe Arts Festival, featuring an arts market, live music and children's activities.

WHEN: Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

WHO: Organized by Perkins Rowe and its retailers. Open to all members of the public.

WHY: To support community disaster relief.

HOW: The public can shop any of the participating stores at Perkins Rowe on Saturday, September 24 and a portion of the purchases will go to the House in a Box program’s disaster relief efforts.


About Orvis
Founded in 1856, Orvis pioneered the mail order industry in the United States. It now operates multiple catalog titles, three websites, more than 80 retail stores in the US and the UK, including its Flagship Store in Manchester, Vermont, and serves a network of over 400 authorized dealers worldwide. The oldest continuously operated catalog company in the country, Orvis provides authentic products, knowledge and experience that define outdoor adventures, with unsurpassed innovation and expertise in fly-fishing and wingshooting. A leading corporate steward for the environment, Orvis contributes 5% of pre-tax profits every year to protect nature, support communities and advance canine health and wellbeing. The company’s international headquarters for its mail order, ecommerce, retail, and wholesale businesses are in Manchester, Vermont. Learn more at http://www.orvis.com.

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