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FIT Dedicates Room to Isidor Blumenthal of the Lion Brand Yard Company

Loretta Lawrence Keane, Vice President for Advancement and External Relations
Cheri Fein, Executive Director of Public and Media Relations 212 217.4700
Barbara Blumenthal, David Blumenthal, Deborah Bash, Ann Blumentha, Reuben Blumenthal and Beth Blumenthal
In April 2009, FIT dedicated a seminar room where classes in knitting, crocheting, and jewelry-making are held to the late Isidor Blumenthal. The Blumenthal family, owners and operators of the Lion Brand Yarn Company, the oldest American yarn brand, are long-time supporters of FIT. The company celebrated the 90th birthday of its president, Isidor Blumenthal, with a generous donation toward the building of the Conference Center at FIT. David Blumenthal, Lion Brand CEO and Isidor Blumenthal's son, among those who attended.
Dean Blumental, David Blumenthal, FIT President Joyce F. Brown, and Jack Blumenthal


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