Smart shades sales help environment, Haiti

Essex Junction-based Gordon's Window is helping the envirnoment while helping Haitian earth quake victims. D cor President Gordon Clements and his daughter Kelly Conklin, sales manager of the EcoSmart Shade line, delivered a donation check in the amount of $4,225 to the American Red Cross International Response Fund.

The employees at Gordon's Window D cor were committed to being part of such an effort.

For each shade sold at the Essex Junction showroom during February, $5 was donated to the Haitian relief drive.

Since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the American Red Cross Vermont and New Hampshire Valley Region has received a generous outpouring of support from its neighbors in the region.

"We are so thankful to all the individuals, corporations, schools, and community groups who have offered their support, and helped the American Red Cross raise approximately $333 million in Haitian Relief," said Haley LaBonte, Vermont and New Hampshire Valley American Red Cross Major Gifts Coordinator.

"We are especially grateful to Gordon's Window D cor and all the local businesses that have generously contributed to this vital effort to help the people of Haiti through their employees and customers."

"The American Red Cross is an amazing organization and the whole team at Gordon's Window D cor is so proud that we could play a small role in their efforts to help Haitians return to a normal life," said Conklin. "The American Red Cross International Response Fund provides immediate relief and long-term support through supplies, technical assistance and other necessities to assist people in need."

Locally owned and operated, Gordon's Window D cor has been enhancing the comfort, energy efficiency, and style of homes and offices since 1986. For more information call 802-655-7777, visit www.gordonswindowdecor.com, or stop by our showroom in Essex Junction.

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