SAN FRANCISCO (May 20, 2010) – Saks Fifth Avenue San Francisco is proud to announce the winners of its Father’s Day Honors. The awards are sponsored by Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection benefiting The Guardsmen to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Father’s Day. This year’s recipients are: Paul Banas, Alexander Berline, and Dietrich von Behren.
On Thursday, June 10 at 6pm, these fathers will be honored at an awards ceremony at Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Store. The Father’s Day Honors sets out to find local role model dads in the Bay Area who are making a positive impact through their style, generosity and dedication to their families and communities.
“The Father’s Day Honors awards ceremony allows us to celebrate these great dads, each with a unique style,” says Cheryl Fordham, General Manager at Saks Fifth Avenue San Francisco.
The awards ceremony will be followed by a shopping evening at Saks Fifth Avenue San Francisco where 10% of Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection sales that evening and throughout the weekend will be donated to The Guardsmen. The fathers will be outfitted in Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection, becoming the ideal ambassadors in their community for the line of quality classics with an international point-of-view.
About Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection
The Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s collection is a comprehensive assortment of high-quality menswear, shoes and accessories exclusive to Saks Fifth Avenue. Complementing the store’s robust assortment of designer merchandise, the line’s focus is an unprecedented commitment to the quality of every fabric, button and stitch, made accessible to a wide array of customers.
About The Guardsmen
The Guardsmen are a non-profit organization consisting of 150 business and professional men devoted to advancing at-risk Bay Area youth by funding indoor and outdoor educational programs. We strive to assist those who want to attain the skills necessary to be productive members of society. www.guardsmen.org
About Saks Fifth Avenue
Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s preeminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 53 full-line stores in 24 states, 5 licensed stores in the Middle East and 1 licensed store in Mexico City, 51 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and saks.com, the company’s online store.