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Meet Don De Fleurs: Miami First Specialty Flower Boutique CompanyMonday, October 01, 2018
Budding South Florida Business Offers Luxurious, Long-Lasting Arrangements MIAMI - September 17, 2018 - (Newswire.com) Don de Fleurs is breathing new life into the floral industry, one stylish stem at a time. With luxurious bouquets that are superior in quality, size, color, and longevity, Don de Fleurs specialty floral service is designed to celebrate the recipient’s unique character while delivering true elegance that lasts. The elevated floral brand offers one-of-a-kind, luxurious fresh flower and preserved roses that last a year in stunning signature hat boxes nationwide.The budding business was founded by Miami husband and wife duo Samuel Nwokolo and Manayra Gonzalez-Nwokolo in 2015. While on a romantic European getaway to celebrate their wedding anniversary, the couple came across an intricate window display consisting of roses in a hat box. In awe of the beauty and unable to find a similar arrangement upon their return, a seed was planted. With exqu... http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3939995
Teleflora Names Shirley Lyons Of Dandelions Flowers & Gifts As The 2018 Tom Butler "Floral Retailer Of The Year"Monday, October 01, 2018
Board of Directors). He was also a member of numerous national floral and state floral associations. He was a recipient of SAF's Hall of Fame Award and Paul Ecke, Jr. Award; Florida State Florists' Association Hall of Fame Award and Lifetime Achievement Award and Place in the Sun Award; Michigan State Florists' Association Award of National Industry Service; Michigan Floral Foundation Hall of Fame Award; Arkansas State Florists' Association Distinguished Service Award and Oklahoma State Florists' Hall of Fame. Tom passed away in August, 2014, after a battle with cancer. For many who knew Tom, he was considered to be the 'Chief Champion of Florists' – always there when they needed him, always understanding their issues and concerns, and always representing their cause. About Teleflora Say everything and share your "Love Out Loud™" with the gift of Teleflora® flowers — all made by hand and delivered by hand by your local florist. By tapping nearly 10,000 member florists in North America alone, Teleflora offers the kind of personal touches, artistry and expertise you expect from a trusted neighborhood florist — even if that neighborhood is across the country. No prepackaged flowers in nondescript boxes dropped on your doorstep — Teleflora's network of professional florists create artistic arrangements personally delivered in a vase, often on the same day. Teleflora makes every day an occasion with a two-in-one gift that includes a multipurpose keepsake container for long-lasting enjoyment. Follow Teleflora on Facebook and tag your own #LoveOutLoud moment.SOURCE Teleflora Related Links https://www.teleflora.com... https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/teleflora-names-shirley-lyons-of-dandelions-flowers--gifts-as-the-2018-tom-butler-floral-retailer-of-the-year-300713824.html
Four Floral Businesses To Receive The Century Award In Palm SpringsTuesday, August 28, 2018
Century Award honorees will celebrate with the 2017 Century Award recipients. Due to Hurricane Irma forcing the cancelation of SAF's last convention which was scheduled for last September in Florida, the 2017 Century Award recipients will be honored alongside the 2018 honorees. The 2017 Century Award recipients are: Johnston's Quality Flowers in Fort Smith, Arkansas Mitchell's Flowers and Events in Orland Park, Illinois Wistinghausen Florist & Greenhouse in Oak Harbor, Ohio Read about the history of their businesses here. Any industry company that has served the floral industry for 100 years or longer qualifies for the Century Award. The award was first presented in 1982. For information about the Century Award or to apply for recognition, visit safnow.org/awards or contact email@example.com. ### About SAF The Society of American Florists is the leading organization representing all segments of the floral indust... http://www.perishablenews.com/index.php?article=0069973
Friendship Through FlowersTuesday, August 14, 2018
Chieko Mihori's commitment to bringing Japanese culture to South Florida is deep-rooted.
She began by teaching ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, in the 1960s. Her activities expanded when she and her husband, James (Sungi), encouraged George Sukeji Morikami to donate land to Palm Beach County in 1973, which eventually became the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach.
Mihori, 84, has been involved with the Morikami ever since then, first helping to fill the museum with Japanese art and then leading activities like kabuki dance and the Japanese tea ceremony. Today, however, she's most likely to be found teaching ikebana at either the Morikami or the Boca Raton Museum Art School.
"Ikebana is really three-dimensional flower sculpture," she explains. "It's not just putting flowers into a vase."
Today, she is the coordinator of the Eastern Branch of the Sogetsu School, a contemporary branch of ikebana, which she founded here in 1969 - 23 years after it was founded in Tokyo. When Mihori decided to teach sogetsu, she returne... http://bocaratonobserver.com/observed/la-vida-boca/2018-08-friendship-through-flowers/