LOCAL FURNITURE BUSINESS OWNER LARRY MARK, FOUNDER OF FWDG, CELEBRATES 70TH BIRTHDAY WITH CHARITABLE DONATIONS TOTALLING $30,000
24 Beaufort County, SC Non-Profits Benefit
October 5, 2021 — (Beaufort, SC): Beaufortonian Larry Mark and his wife Robyn, owners of FWDG, Beaufort’s largest furniture store, located on Robert Smalls Parkway recently made donations to numerous non-profit charities and organizations. The total donation amount exceeded $30,000. The donations were made in the “spirit of birthday giving” at an event honoring the owner’s 70th birthday. The guests included FWDG staff, many vendors’ representatives, the Beaufort County non-profit recipients and several of the Mark’s family members.
“Turning 70 is a milestone,” says Larry Mark, President of FWDG. “In the spirit of birthday gift giving, Robyn and I gifted area charitable organizations, with the hope that through our donations they will be able to more easily accomplish their goals. We are very grateful for FWDG’s success and when we can we want to honor as many wonderful organizations as possible.”
Beaufort County non-profits that received donations include:
Alzheimers Family Services, American Red Cross – Lowcountry, Beaufort Water Search & Rescue (Port Royal), Beth Israel Congregation, Bluffton Self Help, Boys and Girls Club – Broad River Club, CAPA, Coastal Conservation Association, Deep Well Project, First Scots Presbyterian Church, Friends of Caroline Hospice, Friends of the Spanish Moss Rail Trail, the Furniture Hall of Fame, Help of Beaufort, Hopeful Horizons, Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity, Jacob Kits via the Burton Fire Department’s FAST Program, NAMI Lowcountry (National Alliance on Mental Illness), Pat Conroy Literary Center, Port Royal Sound Foundation, Radiance Women’s Center, The Penn Center, United Way of Beaufort, Volunteers in Medicine.
A photo of Larry Mark and FWDG are available here.
About FWDG: Founded in 1972 by Larry Mark and his father Ernest, FWDG sells fine quality furniture, area rugs, and mattresses throughout Beaufort County and beyond. The company remains independent and family-owned and operated. FWDG is located at: 745 Robert Smalls Pkwy., Beaufort, SC 29906 Phone/Text: 843-524-8695. Open 7 Days a Week. Shop Online: www.FWDGonline.com
2021 Sea Island Rotary Club – Ethics in Business Award
2021 Beyond the Top 100 Award from Furniture Today
2020 Explore Beaufort’s Best Furniture Store
2019 Lowcountry’s Best (Beaufort Gazette) Winner
2019, 2018 Eat Sleep Play Beaufort – Best Furniture Store
Beaufort Gazette Reader’s Choice Award – 19 years in a row