For Immediate Release
|Title:||Caribbean Furniture Mega-Giant Opens Doors In New York|
CaribPR Newswire, NEW YORK, NY, October 31, 2008: Thursday October 30, 2008 was declared `Courts Caribbean Grand Opening Celebration Day in Brooklyn, USA ` by the Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz as the renown Caribbean furniture, electronics and appliance chain, Courts Caribbean, part of the Unicomer Group, officially added the 94 th store to its map.
The declaration came as the chain`s first North America store opened it doors in the Caribbean immigrant-populated borough of Brooklyn, New York at 2822 Church Avenue, between Nostrand and Rogers Avenues – for business.
The debut included a two-part VIP launch event on Thursday evening, October 30 th , as top city elected and appointed officials, joined the media, suppliers, community leaders, special guests and top Courts managers and regional directors, in celebrating Courts Caribbean Brooklyn.
Representing the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs, Guillermo Linares, welcomed the store stating, “”It is so wonderful to see that we have an enterprise that has emerged in the Caribbean, has demonstrated success and has decided to follow the Caribbean family to Brooklyn.`
“”Courts Caribbean made a good decision in choosing Brooklyn to do business and an even better decision to choose East Flatbush ,”" added Yvonne Graham, special assistant to Brooklyn Borough President Markowitz.
The event began at the New York Marriott Hotel at the Brooklyn Bridge before guests were shuttled to the Brooklyn location for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and official first glimpse.
Among the dignitaries bringing remarks there were New York State Senator Kevin Parker; New York Assemblyman, Nick Perry and New York Councilman, Kendall Stewart.
Senator Parker insisted that given the economic downturn in the U.S. economy, Courts` decision to open in Brooklyn was truly welcomed, “”Courts coming here is really a sign of vitality in the community of Brooklyn and the Caribbean ,”" said Parker, who also presented a proclamation to Unicomer CEO, Mario Siman and Country Manager of Courts USA, Felix Siman, III.
Assemblyman Nick Perry