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UOIT to recognize Wilson Furniture for its longtime commitment to education and students

Family business also to announce new gift for university

OSHAWA, ON. - Since the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's inception, Wilson Furniture has delivered for the university. Now, to help celebrate Wilson's 75th anniversary, the university will recognize the downtown Oshawa pillar for that ongoing support, partnership and advocacy.

UOIT President Dr. Ronald Bordessa will visit the third-generation family business next week to make a presentation to the Sherman family for being one of the university's first-ever donors and for an endowment it established to help students in need. The family will also make an announcement about a new financial commitment it is making to support UOIT students.

Details of the new gift will be shared at the presentation, along with the family's previous commitments to the university.

Dr. Ronald Bordessa, president, UOIT; and
Darryl Sherman, owner, Wilson Furniture.

Wednesday, September 30
11:30 a.m.
Refreshments will be served

Wilson Furniture
20 Centre Street North
Oshawa, Ontario

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