City of Hope Honors Seaman and Sherman

Jeff Seaman, left and Bob ShermanJeff Seaman, left and Bob Sherman

LOS ANGELES-City of Hope's 2012 Spirit of Life honorees are Jeff Seaman, the CEO of Rooms to Go; and Bob Sherman, CEO of the Serta Mattress Company. Both honorees have raised funds and heightened awareness for City of Hope within the National Home Furnishings Industry.

The Spirit of Life Award is presented annually to one or more national home furnishings industry leaders and recognizes outstanding business leadership and philanthropic achievements. Seaman and Sherman will receive the award at City of Hope's 2012 Spirit of Life Award dinner during the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, N.C., on Sunday, April 22.

"We are delighted to have two illustrious leaders being honored by City of Hope with The Spirit of Life Award," said Jena Hall, co-chairman of the National Home Furnishings Industry initiative at City of Hope. "Together, with my national co-chairman, Roger Friesen of Casana Furniture, and our newly appointed Spirit of Life dinner chairman, Kevin O'Connor of Samson Marketing, we will celebrate the advancement and promise of City of Hope's critical research and treatments and the extraordinary contributions of these two industry leaders, Jeff Seaman and Bob Sherman, at our annual Spirit of Life gala."

This year's event will take place at 6 p.m. at Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. For information about attendance and sponsorship opportunities, contact Yolanda Guerrero at 213-241-7168, or e-mail yguerrero@coh.org.

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