The winner of the Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture raffle of a Harley-Davidson 2013 Softail® Deluxe motorcycle, valued at over $18,000, is Nicole Duval of Manchester, NH. The motorcyle will be presented at the retailer’s Nashua, NH store on Monday, April 7. Larry Rubin from Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture will also present a check for $23,350 to representatives from the National MS Society, the beneficiary of the raffle.
“We are thrilled to have this opportunity to help raise funds for cutting edge MS research and treatments to stop disease progression, restore lost function, and end MS forever,” said Larry Rubin of Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture.
The National MS Society is an organization that is very close to the furniture retailer’s heart. Phyllis (Phyl) Rubin, the co-founder of Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture, has lived with MS for over 40 years. To increase awareness of MS and raise much needed research funds, she established the “The Phyl Fund” and also filmed a series of public service announcements for the organization. Larry Rubin, the president of Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture, serves on the board of the National MS Society, Greater New England Chapter, MSnewengland.org.
The Harley-Davidson Softail® Deluxe motorcycle that was raffled is birch white/midnight pearl with white pinstripe, with an old-school "hardtail" look, stretched old-school fenders, and whitewall tires. Additional features include an air-cooled, Twin Cam 103B™ 1,690 CCs, chain drive; tombstone taillight; tank-mounted console; hidden rear shocks; luggage rack; six-speed Cruise Drive®; pull-back handlebar; low seat with slimmed sides; and full-length rider footboards. It has been on display at Bernie & Phyl’s Nashua, NH store, since December of 2013.
Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture is a privately owned furniture retailer based in Norton, Massachusetts. The family run business has eight stores in New England: Braintree, MA; Hyannis, MA; Nashua, NH; Natick, MA; Raynham, MA; Saugus, MA; Warwick, RI; and Westboro, MA. Bernie & Phyl’s Furniture received the prestigious Better Business Bureau Local Torch Award for Excellence in 2011, 2009, 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 among the Top 100 furniture stores in the country according to Furniture/Today magazine.
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