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Bekins Van Lines expands agency network into New Hampshire by signing The Country Picker
CONWAY, N.H. ─ The Country Picker recently signed with the Bekins Van Lines’ network of more than 120 agents across the country. Previously an independent agent, The Country Picker is currently Bekins only agent located in the state of the New Hampshire.
The Country Picker was founded in 1974 as an antique business that specialized in estate sales and appraisals, which eventually led to expansion into the moving and storage industry. Husband-and-wife team Phil Leblanc and Cathy Nealon purchased the company in 2007 and shortly after acquired another well-known moving company in the area.
“We anticipate a strong partnership with The Country Picker for many years to come,” said A.J. Schneider, Executive Vice President of Wheaton | Bekins. “They are a great addition to the Bekins agency family.”
The Country Picker is well known in the Conway, N.H. area for removing and donating furniture items in good condition to local non-profit groups, such as Habitat for Humanity, Agape Center, Humane Shelter as well as local religious and outreach groups. In addition to delivering donated furniture, The Country Picker provides manpower to handle logistics of local food drives held by the Knights of Columbus, and a large Christmas gift program called Angels and Elves.
The Country Picker offers 9,000 square feet of warehouse space located at 71 Hobbs St., Conway, N.H. 03818. The Country Picker can be reached at 603-447-3200 or 888-661-9213, and can be found online at www.thecountrypicker.com.