Local Flower Shop News
Arizona Border: Drugs, Guns and Flowers - Prescott eNewsWednesday, May 11, 2016
Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a 29-year-old Tucson woman May 5 after finding nearly $5,700 worth of methamphetamine stuffed in her bra.After officers working at the Port of Nogales’ Dennis DeConcini pedestrian crossing questioned the woman, they referred her for a secondary inspection and found multiple packages containing nearly two pounds of the drug.Officers seized the drugs and turned the subject over to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations.Douglas CBP Officers Seize $56K in MarijuanaTUCSON, Ariz. – Customs and Border Protection officers at the Raul Hector Castro Port of Entry in Douglas, Arizona arrested two individuals May 5 in separate incidents for attempting to smuggle a more than 112 pounds of marijuana into the United States.Officers first referred a 20-year-old male U.S. citizen, living in neighboring Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, for a secondary inspection of the Ford Mustang he was driving. During the inspection, a CBP narcotics-detection canine alert led officers to discover more than 60 packages of marijuana, weighing nearly 110 pounds and worth almost $55,000, in the vehicle’s rocker panels.Later in the morning, officers working the pedestrian crossing ref... http://www.prescottenews.com/index.php/news/current-news/item/27658-arizona-border-drugs-guns-and-flowers
Mother's Day flower deliveries are on sale for 20% off at The Bouqs - MashableThursday, May 02, 2019
Seriously, you've never seen flower arrangements like this. This time of year is busy for florists, so schedule early if you can to assure that your choice gets to you or mom on time (deliveries for Mother's Day itself are already gone). Prices start at $36 — use code MOM20 to get 20% off the Mother's Day collection here.Image: the bouqs... https://mashable.com/shopping/deal-may-1-the-bouqs-mothers-day/
Man charged after alleged shootout with Riverdale florist delivery driver - Atlanta Journal ConstitutionThursday, May 02, 2019
A Clayton County man was arrested Thursday afternoon following an alleged shootout with a delivery driver at a popular Riverdale florist, police said. Justin Daniels, 25, was taken into custody after shooting at an employee of Riverdale’s Floral Boutique off Ga. 85 in the Riverdale Plaza, Riverdale police Capt. Nicole Rabel said. Investigators said the employee was approached by Daniels behind the store and shot at just before 11:45 a.m. Police said no one was injured by gunfire, but the employee suffered minor injuries when he fell trying to get inside the back door of the shop. The delivery driver reportedly ran into the shop, grabbed his own gun and returned fire when Daniels came around to the front of the store, police said. “It was very scary,” employee David Sorrows told Channel 2 Action News. “There were six employees in the shop and he kept shooting at different places.”The gunfire shattered one of the store’s front windows. -- The part of the shopping center near Upper Rive... https://www.ajc.com/news/crime--law/breaking-detained-after-shootout-riverdale-florist/O8QDMS18IwzkuNMcxpopJO/
Linglestown Garden Club turns 75 - PennLive.comThursday, May 02, 2019
I like gardening, but I’m dumb about it. I’m here to learn.'"The Linglestown Garden Club will mark its 75th anniversary on May 8, with a celebration luncheon at the fire company.Lewisburg florist Chuck Chatham will be the guest speaker doing a demonstration of floral arrangements that will then be gifts to the club.Nine past presidents of the club also will be in attendance.Most members are from in and around Linglestown, but that’s not a requirement. Anyone can join – including men. In its 75 years, Smith said, the club has never had one as a member.Male or otherwise, if you’re interested in joining the Linglestown club, more information is available from current President Edie Weistling at 717-545-5878 or from any member. https://www.pennlive.com/gardening/2019/05/linglestown-garden-club-turns-75.html
Police suspect arson, burglary at burned Tecumseh florist, coin shop - MLive.comThursday, May 02, 2019
Monday, April 8.Police responded about 4:20 a.m. to a structure fire at 116 S. Evans St., which houses a florist and a rare coins business, Tecumseh police spokesman Officer Chad Rogers said in a statement released Tuesday.“The Tecumseh Fire Department arrived within minutes and began fire suppression operations,” Rogers said. “During the investigation into the cause of the fire later that morning, it was determined that valuables were missing from the businesses.” The affected businesses included Tecumseh Coins and Grey Fox Floral.A firefighter at the scene said the businesses were “pretty much a total loss,” the Monroe News reports.MLive couldn’t immediately reach representatives of either business for comment. State police were assisting with the arson investigation and the suspects remained at large.Anyone with information is asked to call Tecumseh police at 517-423-7494. https://www.mlive.com/crime/2019/04/police-suspect-arson-burglary-at-burned-tecumseh-florist-coin-shop.html
Brighton florist achieves title of certified designer - AdVantageNEWS.comThursday, May 02, 2019
Internationally recognized floral industry professionals evaluated these advanced designs. Muenstermann is one of only five florists in Illinois to earn this accreditation.
She earned her title of Illinois certified professional florist during last year’s annual floral design show. She is one of 58 florists in the state to earn this distinction. She is working toward her national certified floral designer accreditation through the internationally recognized American Institute of Floral Designers.
To maintain the Illinois certified designer accreditation, the designer must continue to accumulate continuing education credits each year and maintain his or her membership in the ISFA and ICPF program.
This program is designed to give ICPF graduates the opportunity to develop and broaden their knowledge of the floral industry and enhance the professionalism of Illinois florists.
Leanne and her husband, Bruce, own Leanne’s Pretty Petals in Brighton. They are a full-service florist serving Brighton, Alton, Godfrey, Jerseyville, Bethalto, Medora, Shipman, Piasa and Bunker Hill. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois State Floral Association.
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