Wanek, Laneve to receive ADL honors

New York — Ron Wanek, chairman Ashley Furniture Inds., and Joe Laneve, general merchandising manager, home, forBloomingdale’sdepartment stores, will receive American Heritage Awards during the Anti-Defamation League’s 2007 National Home Furnishings Division Tribute on June 7.

In addition, Neil Goldberg, president and CEO of retailer Raymour & Flanigan,Liverpool,N.Y., has assumed the post of chairman of the ADL home furnishings division.His cabinet consists of  Kurt Darrow of La-Z-Boy and Gary Fazio of The Mattress Firm, Houston, as vice chairs; Norman Waxman as honorary chair; a chairmen circle of Fred Berk, Irv Blumkin, Jeff Child, Leslie Fishbein, Jayson Friedman, Bill Kimbrell, Jeff Seaman, and Josh Tatelman; and an 18-member executive board.

For moreinformation on the tribute, contact Judith Master at (212) 885-7857 or jmaster@adl.org. The ADL is a civil rights and human relations agency that fights all forms of bigotry.

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