Generous Hearts at Venetia ’s Home Accents Benefit Sertoma Centre

Melanie Jones, director of advancement and communications for Sertoma Centre and Venesa Kounelis, owner of Venetia ’s Home Accents

Melanie Jones, left, director of advancement and communications for Sertoma Centre and Venesa Kounelis, owner of Venetia ’s Home Accents. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Orland Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)– As a community service agency that serves over 600 individuals with developmental, physical, emotional disabilities and/or mental illness, Sertoma Centre, Inc is always fortunate to benefit from the generous hearts of others.

Venesa Kounelis, owner of Venetia’s Home Accents in Orland Park, has one of those hearts, and graciously agreed to host an evening event in her shop during which a portion of the proceeds would be given to Sertoma Centre.

Along with home furnishings, Venetia ’s also specializes in custom holiday florals, wreaths, potpourri and candles as well as one-of-a-kind jewelry and purses, gourmet chocolates, coffee and gifting ornaments.

Kounelis and her staff also provide a variety of design services for interested patrons which include interior design consultations and home décor rental opportunities for special occasions.

Venetia’s ‘Shopping for Sertoma’ event was recently held on Monday, December 21st, and Melanie Jones, director of advancement and communications for Sertoma Centre is pleased to have found a new partner for accomplishing Sertoma Centre’s mission.

“We look forward to continuing our partnership with Venesa and Venetia ’s Home Accents as we strive to provide opportunities that empower individuals with disabilities to achieve personal success. We are always grateful when local businesses selflessly offer their time, energy and resources to our cause.”

Venetia’s Home Accents is located at 16081 S. LaGrange Road in Orland Park behind Houlihan’s and Champ’s restaurants. Hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursdays 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. To learn more about Venetia ’s merchandise or design services call (708) 364-1409 or log on to www.venetias.net.

For more general information on Sertoma Centre, to schedule a tour, or to make a donation, please contact Melanie Jones, director of advancement and communications, Sertoma Centre, 4343 West 123rd Street , Alsip , IL 60803 , (708) 730-6206, [email protected]

For additional information on our various services and programs, interested individuals can also log on to www.sertomacentre.org.