Alvarado Flower Shop News
North Shore residents make wreaths to fight Alzheimer's - NOLA.comTuesday, November 07, 2017
Rock's door. "This is a great bargain," Ballas said. "To go buy this at a retail outlet, it would probably cost us $70 and it is helping a great cause."Isabella Alvarado and mom Lizette Alvarado attended the event and made a wreath for Isabella's room. Isabella picked out the color, ribbon and all the accessories."It was fun," Isabella Alvarado said.Mom Lizette had an even bigger interest in the event."I am going to be the emcee for the Walk," Lizette said. "I will pep people up, encourage them to keep going and do their best, encourage them to take selfies and post them and keep the motivation flowing."Lizette's grandmother died from Alzheimer's."It is what drives me. It is the passion that keeps me going," she said. Sharon Snowdy from the Council on Aging St. Tammany [COAST] Slidell office came to the event."I love working with COAST and the many people at the Slidell center. It's a great place to be," Snowdy said.Snowdy, who was responsible for all the Downton Abbey activities at WYES as well as the wine tastings, the beer tastings and the chocolate tastings, brings a wealth of experience. A Slidell resident, she is delighted to be working so close to home."This event has been such a hit with the seniors here today," Alvarado said, "We might just have to bring something similar to Slidell." It's Fall, Y'All was so much fun, I can't wait to hang my new wreath.For further info contact Jennie Gunckel, Avanti Senior Living Engagement Coordinator at 985.317.6110. To learn about the Council on Aging St. Tammany (COAST), go to www.coastseniors.org.Ann Benoit can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.nola.com/community/st-tammany/index.ssf/2017/10/its_fall_yall_and_that_meant_w.html
Consortium provided quick response to flower garden die-off - Corpus Christi Caller-TimesTuesday, September 20, 2016
By Beatriz Alvarado of the Caller-TimesSept. 18, 2016 0 A response to a mass die-off of invertebrates at the East Flower Garden Bank in Gulf of Mexico could have taken months.But because a consortium of experts was established last year, response to the July discovery took days, said Tony Knap, director of the Geochemical and Environmental Research Group at Texas A&M University-College Station."(The die-off) was detected (on a) Monday ... It was confirmed Thursday and by Friday we had gathered a group (to help investigate)," Knap said. "We were in a favorable position."Texas OneGulf is a multidisciplinary consortium of research institutes led by the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.The group includes scientists and expert researchers in the environment, economy and human health.The consortium was created to provide quick scientific response and problem solving to events such as the die-off reported near Galveston in July.Coral... http://www.caller.com/news/education/local/consortium-provided-quick-response-to-flower-garden-die-off--3abfbb3e-79c0-32e1-e053-0100007fddbc-393904021.html
New floral design center in spotlight - San Angelo Standard TimesTuesday, December 08, 2015
Vickie has a cutting-edge, contemporary approach to floral design that makes both a personal and artistic statement. She is the artist of the local floral designers," said Rene Alvarado, 2009 Texas State Artist and one of the event's hosts.Over the past 15 years, Alvarado has attended exhibit openings at galleries in major cities across the state. Floral arrangements are an important part of the event with floral designers attempting to outdo each other, exposing Alvarado to all of the current trends and giving him a keen appreciation for the art form."Because San Angelo is a relatively small city, we often overlook the wonderful talent that we have locally," Alvarado said. "This is an opportunity to celebrate talent, creativity and the spirit of community that makes San Angelo a great place to live."ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe Sip and See Block Party will launch Downtown San Angelo's DISCOVER DOWNTOWN, a new quarterly event showcasing the people and businesses that make downtown San Angelo thrive."When the Carrancos opened Celebraciones Bellas, they selected downtown as the site for their fledgling business," said Del V. Velasquez, executive director of Downtown San Angelo, Inc. (DTSA). "From the beginning, they've been members and supporters of DTSA and our efforts to revitalize our historic downtown."It's an honor to use the grand opening of their second venture, Rita's Floral Design Center, as the launch event for DISCOVER DOWNTOWN because they and their team members represent the creativity, drive and passion that enlivens our community."... http://www.gosanangelo.com/news/new-floral-design-center-in-spotlight
'It's an honor': Florists get arrangements ready for funeral of Barbara Bush - KHOU.comTuesday, May 01, 2018
Kristy.So far, the most popular orders seem to be for yellow roses and bluebonnets. Both symbols of Texas and Barbara Bush's favorite color blue.© 2018 KHOU... http://www.khou.com/article/news/its-an-honor-florists-get-arrangements-ready-for-funeral-of-barbara-bush/285-543322380
Atascocita Lake Houston Florist helps clients celebrate special occasions - Community Impact NewspaperWednesday, April 11, 2018
M. “Buddy” Benz of Houston, the founder of the Benz School of Floral Design at Texas A&M University in College Station.“We still use everything I learned in that class,” Swanson said. “But in life, we are always learning, so I am always looking for classes to improve my art design, work and techniques.”Bouquets and arrangements are available for delivery for any occasion and flower preference. The flower shop also offers consultations for weddings, funerals, homecomings and proms.“It’s very personalized, and no two [orders) look exactly alike,” Swanson said. “It’s enjoyable to see that young people are so excited about their prom, and they really go all out.”The flower shop is expecting a busy prom and homecoming season, Swanson said.“Last year we did Texas-shaped mums, and customers were looking for bling and anything that will add to the shine,” she said.An array of plants, home decor, and baby and children items are also available, Swanson said. “Just like people, no two flowers look alike,” she said. “Each has [its]own unique personality and beauty. That’s another reason I’m still here, to share that beauty.”...
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Bring springtime indoors with beautiful arrangements from Flowerland - Midland Reporter-TelegramTuesday, March 27, 2018
Flowerland’s Chief Designer, Chris Collum, AIFD, TMF, has combined the latest fashion designs from around the world with his own creativity to create amazingly fresh looks that are uniquely west Texas.Where on the rainbow is your home’s ambient design? What color defines your décor? Wherever you fall on the rainbow, you’ll find your favorites at Flowerland. From light pastels to the season’s brightest colors, it’s all there.When you go in, feel free to browse all you want. Chris has divided the showroom into clearly defined areas with appropriate combinations of colors, flowers and accessories all designed to get you to the “Wow!” And, of course, to get your friends and family to the same place when you take those arrangements home and add them to your décor.If you see a design you like, but that just needs a couple of tweaks to make it perfect for your taste, be sure and ask. They can probably make that happen for you.In any and every season, flowers make the perfect gift—so remember birthdays, anniversaries and any other special occasion with beautiful and expressive flowers from Flowerland.March is the time to “spring forward” and the times are changing weekly at Flowerland—so go by today and see what exciting colors you can capture in order to update your own home.Go by Flowerland today—and again soon—and see how spring goes forward.Flowerland is located at 413 Andrews Highway in Midland. The phone number is 682-1634. Flowerland is an FTD and Teleflora florist. Their web address is www.flowerlandmidland.com.