It was the first ever Chair Affair fundraiser held by the Mississauga Furniture Bank, and its success makes it likely the event will now be an annual affair. Despite fierce thunderstorms, and the lure of watching playoff hockey on TV, the 200 guests were enthused about the event that featured silent and live auctions at the Living Arts Centre. Ironically for a charity that collects furniture and distributes it to people who need it, it was a standing affair which might have made buying one of the 20 chairs, cast-offs recreated into works of art, even more alluring.

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