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Hussey Seating Company

November 04, 2013 14:00 ET

Hussey Seating Company Launches National POW/MIA Chair of Honor Program

Ceremony to Dedicate Hussey's POW/MIA Chair of Honor to Include Remarks From U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr.

NORTH BERWICK, ME--(Marketwired - November 04, 2013) - On Veteran's Day, Monday, November 11th, Hussey Seating Company will kick off its National POW/MIA Chair of Honor Program with a dedication ceremony for Hussey's own POW/MIA Chair of Honor at their North Berwick, Maine headquarters.

CEO Tim Hussey will be leading the ceremony that starts at 11:00am. The dedication will feature remarks from U.S. Senator Angus S. King, Jr. and the founder of the Rolling Thunder®, Inc. "National Chair of Honor" program, Joe D'Entremont, President of Rolling Thunder MA Chapter 1.

Hussey's POW/MIA Chair of Honor will remain perpetually unoccupied in honor of the over 91,000 military service personnel who are or were prisoners of war (POW) or have been declared missing in action (MIA). In addition, Hussey's campus green will turn into a Field of Remembrance for the event, planted with one American flag for every 100 POWs and MIAs and recognizing all the branches of the military from which they hail.

The event will be attended by Hussey's own veterans, in addition to local veterans from the American Legion, Vietnam Veterans of America and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Members of Rolling Thunder chapters from across New England will also be attending.

Media is encouraged to attend this event. Contact Lynette Aucoin at 207-676-0370 or laucoin@husseyseating.com to register to attend or to receive a complete itinerary.

About Hussey Seating Company www.husseyseating.com

A family-owned company founded in 1835, Hussey Seating Company is a world leader in developing and manufacturing seating solutions for the sports, entertainment and educational markets. Hussey's high quality range of spectator seating includes fixed upholstered, wood and plastic chairs, portable sideline chairs, telescopic platforms and telescopic gym seating (traditionally known as bleachers).

About Joe D'Entremont and Rolling Thunder®, Inc.  www.rollingthunderma1.org

Joe D'Entremont's efforts have placed POW/MIA Chairs of Honor in Gillette Stadium, Fenway and TD Garden. D'Entremont has partnered with Hussey Seating to develop a program to provide POW/MIA Chairs of Honor nationwide for a wide variety of venues and gathering places. Rolling Thunder®, Inc., best known for their annual "Ride to the Wall" event, is a nationwide POW/MIA rights organization.

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