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Flowers on the Boulevard for World AIDS Day - WEHOvilleWednesday, December 02, 2020
Memorial Walk, which dates back to the 1990s. Each of the plaques contains a name or names of people who died from HIV/AIDS.The flowers were courtesy of Empty Vase florist and placed there by the Alliance for Housing and Healing, the group that oversees the Memorial Walk.Each flower was attached to a flyer which read, “World AIDS Day. The plaques that line Santa Monica Boulevard are known as the West Hollywood Memorial Walk. They are a tribute to those we have lost and a commitment to improve the quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS.”The Alliance for Housing and Healing provides the basic necessities of life – food and shelter – to people struggling with poverty, homelessness and HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County.The Alliance was created in 2009 by the merger of two AIDS service agencies that were founded in the 1980s – Aid for AIDS, which provided emergency funds to cover rent and utilities of people with AIDS, and the Sierra Project, which helped people left homeless by HIV/AIDS.The Alliance’s motto is “Health Happens with Housing.” 5 1 voteArticle Rating... https://www.wehoville.com/2020/12/01/flowers-on-the-boulevard-for-world-aids-day/
Alaska Rally Supports Gay Couple Denied Service by Florist - SouthFloridaGayNews.comSunday, July 05, 2020
Residents show off their signs at the Ketchikan rally. (Photo courtesy Tacoma Kathryn Coronel, shared to Ketchikan Pride Alliance’s Facebook) (WM) Residents rallied in a small Alaska city to support LGBT rights after a florist declined to sell flowers for a same-sex wedding. Tommy Varela said Heavenly Creations in Ketchikan told his mother the business would not provide flowers for his wedding ceremony after learning there were two grooms, The Juneau Empire reported.Between 100 and 200 people attended the June 5 demonstration, lining the street and holding signs expressing support for the LGBT community.Kathleen Varela said she phoned the same florist her son used to get a boutonniere for his prom when she was seeking flowers for the nuptials in August.“I said, ‘It’s a wedding for two grooms, are you comfortable with that?’ And there was a long and awkward silence and then ‘No, I’m not comfortable with that,'” Kathleen Varela said.There was no exchange of names and she is not sure who was on the phone, but the florist has not previously expressed antipathy toward the LG... https://southfloridagaynews.com/National/alaska-rally-supports-gay-couple-denied-service-by-florist.html
Belvedere Square's Dutch Floral Garden to close permanently - - Baltimore FishbowlWednesday, March 31, 2021
Dobbe-Maher, who is from the Netherlands, moved to Baltimore in the 1990s when she married. Long before she opened her shop, she trained under European master florists in the Netherlands, Germany and England, and brought to her designs a distinctive European aesthetic.She told one customer today that she plans to move to Holland, but not before saying goodbye.“I would like to invite all of my customers to come and give me the opportunity to thank you for all you did for me and my business,” she wrote in her Facebook letter.“We may not be able to hug, but we can smile at each other above our masks. My eyes will tell you that I will miss my flowers a lot, but I will miss you the most.”All merchandise at the store, including display fixtures, is on sale at 40 percent off until the closing on Thursday. Susan Gerardo Dunn is the founding editor and publisher of Baltimore Fishbowl.Latest posts by Susan Dunn (see all)Share the News... https://baltimorefishbowl.com/stories/belvedere-squares-dutch-floral-garden-to-close-permanently/
10 Easter Flower Arrangements to Elevate Your Table Setting—Starting at $30 - Yahoo LifestyleWednesday, March 31, 2021
Want to support a local business? Just look for bouquets marked 'Local Florist Crafted.'The Easter flower arrangements include bouquets filled with daisies, tulips, and lilies in shades of yellow, pink, and purple. The Garden Glam Bouquet deserves to be noticed in either your entryway or living room, and the Alluring Elegance Bouquet is a work of art worthy of your Easter table setting. With bouquets starting at $30, ProFlowers offers arrangements at every price point.It doesn't stop at flowers: You can shop beautifully arranged Easter-themed gift baskets, including a Sunday brunch basket and a chocolate and candy assortment. Plant lovers will be in heaven with the plethora of indoor and outdoor greenery options available. While arrangements in glass vases work well for formal Easter table centerpieces, lush leaves and succulents arrive in baskets and planters fit for an everyday aesthetic.Ready to pick out your Easter bouquet? We've highlighted 10 flower arrangements and plants for every price point and style. If you want to see even more options, simply head to the ProFlowers's Easter shop.Garden Glam BouquetFilled with carnations, daisies, and mini roses, this bouquet adds pretty shades of pink to your home. Plus, the eucalyptus accents are aesthetically pleasing and emit an appealing aroma.Buy It: Garden Glam Bouquet, starting at $65Belle of the Ball BouquetThis whimsical bouquet, featuring vibrant lilies and irises, is a conversation starter. The arrangement arrives in bud form, so you’ll want to order it one or two days before your celebration.Buy It: Belle of the Ball Bouquet, starting at $40img alt src="https://s.yimg.com/ny/a... https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/10-easter-flower-arrangements-elevate-041347710.html
Fayetteville florist delivers flowers to families for soldiers overseas - WTVD-TVWednesday, March 31, 2021
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- As floral shops scramble to prepare and deliver orders for Valentine's Day, one Fayetteville flower shop is bringing smiles from loved stationed overseas.Owens Florist says they will fulfill up to 300 orders on Valentine's Day alone of both local and orders coming from deployed Fort Bragg soldiers.The shop's owner, Barbara Colman, said it's a special way to help soldiers stay in touch with their loved ones, even when they are far away from home."There's a lot of preparation, a lot of orders for flowers that need to be placed months ahead of time," said Colman.For the full staff on hand, it's more than just a busy flower delivery day."We love just giving that hometown feel that they aren't that far away. Because they can call us and order online we can just make their spouse happy during this difficult time," said Colman.Barbara says those needing last-minute bouquets might be out of luck, by the end of the day, the shop plans to sell out of all the Valentine's Day arrangements. https://abc11.com/owens-florist-barbara-colman-fayetteville-flower-shops/5931865/
Jacksonville's best flower shop: Hurst Florist - WJXT News4JAX Wednesday, March 31, 2021
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Pro tip -- shopping for a special occasion? Looking to tell that special someone you’re thinking about them?Two words: Hurst Florist. Your choice for Jacksonville’s best florist.Hurst offers an arrangement of bouquets and gifts that are perfect for any occasion. Looking for something in particular, or want to make a custom order? They’ll work to make it happen.Ordering outside Jacksonville? No worries. Hurst serves Orange Park, St. Johns, Atlantic Beach, Middleburg, Fleming Island, Neptune Beach and Callahan.Head over to its website for a closer look at the arrangements!Runners up: Kuhn Flowers, Arlington Flower Shop... https://www.news4jax.com/jax-best/2021/01/18/jacksonvilles-best-flower-shop-hurst-florist/
Grow Plant Shop's First Brick-and-Mortar to Open Saturday - Fort Worth MagazineWednesday, March 31, 2021
Owners Emily and Bobby Lynge always saw the Airstream as temporary, however, and during the pandemic, were able to make the move to the space once occupied by The Enchanted Florist on Camp Bowie.
The Magnolia Avenue Airstream will be open until Thursday. On Saturday, the Camp Bowie space will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.