Archive: September, 2013

Former Westport florist hopes business ‘Blossoms’ with merger

News from Westport-News: David Sierman says he’s a realist. So after dealing with the decline in sales in the floral business, his included, he opted for what he felt was the best solution. Sierman, who owned the former Westport business, Blossoms Floral Design, since 2009, and Kathy Hayes, owner of Dailey’s Flower Shop, a Fairfield [...]

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Woodbury florist celebrates its 100th anniversary

News from The Bridgeton News – NJ.com: WOODBURY — Having a business survive for 100 years may almost seem unbelievable in this day and age. However, Woodbury’s own C.J Sanderson and Son Florist is celebrating a century in business this month. Former Woodury Mayor and owner Don Sanderson and his wife Judy have owned the shop for [...]

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St. Louis florist finds her ‘buy-local’ calling

News from STLtoday.com: Bridget Weible worked for a number of local florists over the better part of a decade when she finally decided to go it alone — with a new angle on an old formula. In 2011, Weible opened Flowers to the People out of a tiny shop, not far from Antiques Row and [...]

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Deborah Webb celebrates 20 years at Powell Florist

News from The knoxville focus: Photo by Dan Andrews.Pictured at last Friday’s Blowout Birthday Bash at Powell Florist are: Terri Eckjel, Cathy Abell, Deborah Webb, Dianne Verley, Walta Patt and Jenn Lancaster. By Tasha Mahurin Tasha@knoxfocus.com “I’ve been here twenty years, and it’s all been pretty good,” florist Deborah Webb told The Focus regarding her [...]

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El Cerrito: Residents lobby to preserve historic florist shop and home

News from Tri-Valley Herald: EL CERRITO — Proponents of honoring the history of Japanese Americans in West Contra Costa are making their voices heard on a plan to build low-income senior housing on a site that was once home of a historic florist shop. The 63-unit housing complex, planned for a site on San Pablo [...]

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Watch as Michigan Warriors team up with Burton florist to spread positive feelings

News from Mlive- flint: BURTON, MI — Lapeer resident Sheila Arbaugh picked out two dozen red roses, along with a pledge to hand out 11 of the long-stemmed flowers to people in the community as part of Good Neighbor Day Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Bentley Florist in Burton. Having passed out the flowers to friends [...]

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