Local Flower Shop News
Attempted Rape in Flower Shop Brings Prison Sentence - Patch.comTuesday, December 27, 2016
GLEN BURNIE, MD — A man who pleaded guilty to the attempted rape of a woman in a Glen Burnie florist shop was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday. Garrick Holloway, 29, of Upper Marlboro, was injured when bystanders came to the woman’s aid as Holloway attacked her, police say.The attack happened at Forget Me Not Flower Shop in the 400 block of Crain Highway in Glen Burnie in August 2015. Anne Arundel County Police say Holloway entered the flower shop and attempted to sexually assault a female worker. Another employee saw the attack, activated the silent alarm and told a tenant who lived upstairs. The tenant came down to the shop and confronted Holloway; with the help of someone who was driving by, the tenant subdued the suspect until officers arrived.Holloway must serve five years of supervised probation following his prison term and will be required to register as a sex offender, the Capital-Gazette reports.Holloway was taken to an area hospital for medical treatment after his ar... http://patch.com/maryland/annapolis/attempted-rape-flower-shop-brings-prison-sentence
Free Flower Bouquets: 'Petal It Forward' Pasadena, Glen Burnie - Patch.comTuesday, November 01, 2016
Wednesday, giving away two bouquets to randomly chosen pedestrians. Look for the flower ambassadors at three locations:Chick-fil-A at Glen Burnie Town Center from 7 to 9 a.m.Severna Park Plaza, 1 to 3 p.m.Chesterfield Plaza in Pasadena from 4 to 5 p.m.Their only ask? That you give away one bunch of flowers "to a friend, family member, co-worker, or even a complete stranger who could use a smile."Wendy Maher, owner of Maher’s Florist in Pasadena, says the business is prepared to hand out 250 bouquets to folks on the streets on Oct. 19. This is the shop's first year taking part in the event, which began five years ago in New York City.“We’ll reach out to everybody that we can find,” Maher said. “Flowers make people smile anyhow.”The national campaign is underway in 207 cities in 49 states, according to a Petal It Forward press release.According to that release, "The campaign aims to highlight the benefits of flowers and leverage study findings that show how flowers have an immediate impact on happiness and a long-term positive effect on moods (and that people report the best reason to receive flowers is 'just because')."»Patch file photo Get free real-time news alerts from the Broadneck Patch. http://patch.com/maryland/broadneck/free-flower-bouquets-petal-it-forward-pasadena-glen-burnie
Head-To-Head Survey: FTD Companies (FTD) versus Inergy (CEQP) - Macon DailyWednesday, April 11, 2018
United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland. The company operates through four segments: Consumer, Provide Commerce, Florist, and International. It provides floral arrangements and plants, gifts, and related products and services to consumers, retail florists, and other retail locations and companies. The company also markets and sells gift items, including gourmet-dipped berries and other specialty foods, personalized gifts, fresh fruit baskets, gift baskets, wine and champagne, jewelry, and spa products, as well as gourmet food products; and provides point-of-sale systems and related technology services to floral network members. FTD Companies, Inc. offers its products under the ProFlowers, ProPlants, Shari's Berries, Personal Creations, Mercury Man logo, FTD, Interflora, RedEnvelope, Flying Flowers, Flowers Direct, Ink Cards, Postagram, and Gifts.com through its Websites, associated mobile sites and applications, and telephone. The company was formerly known as UNOL Intermediate, Inc. FTD Companies, Inc. is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois.About InergyCrestwood Equity Partners LP owns and operates energy midstream infrastructure and engages in the natural gas liquids marketing, supply and logistics business. It operates through three segments: Gathering and Processing; Storage and Transportation; and Marketing, Supply and Logistics. The Gathering and Processing segment provides gathering and transportation services and processing, treating and compression services to producers in unconventional shale plays and tight-gas plays in North Dakota, West Virginia, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, Arkansas, and Louisiana. The Storage and Transportation segment includes COLT Hub, which is crude-by-rail terminal serving Bakken crude oil production. The Marketing, Supply and Logistics segment includes West Coast operations, our supply and logistics operations, our storage and terminals operations, our crude oil and produced water trucking operations, and U.S. Salt, LLC. The company was founded on March 7, 2001 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.Receive News & Ratings for FTD Companies Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for FTD Co...
Front Range Biosciences Restores, Repurposes Historic Lafayette Greenhouse for Industrial Hemp Propagation - PR Newswire (press release)Wednesday, April 11, 2018
FRB") a leading agricultural biotech company that specializes in tissue culture propagation of high value crops, announced today that it has completed restoration of the iconic Lafayette Florist greenhouse located in Lafayette, Colorado, after three months of construction. The greenhouse, which had been used for flower production since the 1970s, will now be used for industrial hemp propagation."We are excited for this new opportunity with FRB," said Brian J. Wheat, CEO of Lafayette Florist. "The business began in 1949 after the Yoshihara family was released from a WWII Japanese Relocation Camp and purchased two acres in Lafayette. Since then, generations of our family have worked to build growing greenhouses, a flower shop and garden center. Lafayette Florist proudly remains in the same location where we will continue to provide locally sourced plant materials and build happiness through the power of flowers."The greenhouse is licensed by FRB's partner company Cultivas Bio LLC., and will add 12,000 sq. ft. of propagation space to FRB's current operations, enabling the Company to produce an additional 75,000 hemp rooted cuttings per month from it's tissue culture Clean Stock program for Spring 2018; a 400% increase in production. The...
Floral tributes and donations to dementia charities welcomed at funeral service for Jean Henderson - Falmouth PacketWednesday, April 11, 2018
Jim and family following the service at the Falmouth Hotel for refreshments." Having been the in-house florist at the Falmouth Beach Hotel for 12 years, Jean loved flowers. Donations to dementia Charities and floral tributes will be most welcome but floral sheaves/bouquets are preferred as these could then be taken after the service to Petherwin, Kernow House for the residents to benefit from them in the unit. Further information can be obtained from Penryn & Falmouth Funeral Directors, 50 Kernick Road, Penryn, TR10 9DQ, telephone 01326 376926. http://www.falmouthpacket.co.uk/news/16096499.Popular_florist_and_wife_of_Penryn_town_crier__Jean_Henderson_dies_following_long_illness/
Florist Selected to Help Decorate White House for Holidays - U.S. News & World ReportWednesday, April 11, 2018
Florist Selected to Help Decorate White House for HolidaysU.S. News & World ReportCOLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — West Point florist Scott Reed never thought his first trip to Washington, D.C. would be for such an esteemed reason — to decorate The White House for Christmas. Reed, owner of Petal Pushers, which provides an "out of the ...and more »...
Florist invites selfies in window for ACLU donations - The Detroit NewsWednesday, April 11, 2018
President Barack Obama with Tara Douglass, horticulturalist, at her Detroit shop located in the Fisher Building.(Photo: Max Ortiz, The Detroit News)Buy PhotoDetroit — A florist at Pot + Box has turned her storefront window in the Fisher Building into backdrops inviting passersby to take photos for any donation to the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan. Lisa Waud, owner of Pot + Box flower shop, is well known for her designs, activism and as the producer of Flower House in 2015. She said for her next project, she was inspired when she saw Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald's national portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. "In the flower shop, we work in this fishbowl-type area where people can see us working as they walk by...kind of like an open kitchen," said Waud, 40. "I used that window for this project where I challenged myself to reproduce their backdrops." Waud said the displays were just supposed to be used as art "but then someone walked in and asked to sit in the chair and out of nowhere I said 'only if you donate to the ACLU." This week only, Waud invites guests into her storefront window to take photos from outside or inside the display for a d...