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    Fun Runs!

    March 27th, 2013 Konnie Kitt

    Spring has officially sprung! It may not seem like it in some areas, I personally saw an amazing amount of snow on a road trip recently, but it is actually time for the seasons to change. Here in the Pacific Northwest, the flowers are blooming, the trees are beginning to bud, and the grass is [...]

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    GiftTree in the Community

    July 11th, 2011 Alicia

    On June 25th, a group of us here at GiftTree participated in The Summer Solstice Run/Walk. The race was a 3 or 6 mile early evening run/walk put on by Northwest Personal Training in Vancouver, WA and benefiting the YWCA. Some of us ran, some of us walked, and all of us had [...]

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    Get Moving!

    May 13th, 2011 admin

    If you and your team at work are looking for a way to burn a few calories, pick a day and take the team for a run, or, a walk, jog, stroll, shuffle or trot. Any of these various activities will result in a welcome respite from the weekly grind and get your team thinking [...]

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    What would you do?

    February 8th, 2011 Shawna

    This morning something interesting happened to me and I wanted to share it with someone. Everyday for the past 8 years, I have taken the same route to and from work. When you do that the same time of day, day in and day out you come to recognize certain vehicles that you pass or follow. [...]

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    Top 10 Reasons to Recycle

    July 29th, 2010 admin

    1. Good for Our Economy – American companies rely on recycling programs to provide the raw materials they need to make new products. 2. Creates Jobs – Recycling in the U.S. is a $236 billion a year industry. More than 56,000 recycling and reuse enterprises employ 1.1 million workers nationwide. 3. Reduces Waste – The average American [...]

    Posted in Home & Garden, In the Community, Inside GiftTree 8 Comments »

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    Make Someone Smile Week July 18 – 24, 2010

    July 18th, 2010 admin

    This year Teleflora will be celebrating their 10th anniversary of Make Someone Smile Week and the event is revered as the floral industry’s leading charitable project. The week will run from today, July 18th, through Saturday, July 24th. According to the Teleflora announcement release on June 29th, Teleflora will be donating more than 50,000 of their [...]

    Posted in Flowers, In the Community 12 Comments »

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    Chrysanthemum Day

    July 16th, 2010 admin

    They say that July 18th is Chrysanthemum Day. However, if you do a search for Chrysanthemum Day on the Internet you will see that Chrysanthemum Day is one of five ancient sacred festivals of Japan, celebrated on the 9th day of the 9th month. Since July 18th is not September 9th it is logical to [...]

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    More Fun 4th of July Trivia…

    July 1st, 2010 admin

    As everyone is getting ready to share in the festivities of America’s birthday we wanted to share some more fun trivia about the 4th of July with all of you trivia buffs out there! How did the Liberty Bell get it’s crack? It acquired it’s crack on it’s first ring. In what year did Congress recognize the Pledge [...]

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    Champagne Goes Green

    March 18th, 2010 admin

    When giving Champagne gifts do you ever wonder why the Champagne bottles are so thick and heavy? Because of their pressurized, excitable contents, Champagne bottles must be able to withstand at least 6 Gs of force when opened and thus are thicker-walled than normal wine bottles. To put this in perspective, blasting off in a [...]

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    Spring 2010

    March 11th, 2010 admin

    In case you didn’t know, March 21 is considered by many to be the first day of spring. Some say it is really the middle of spring, because of the position of the sun, but I don’t think spring is quite here yet in the Pacific Northwest. I am very ready for winter to end. [...]

    Posted in Gift Baskets, Gourmet Gifts, Home & Garden, In the Community, Personalized Gifts 1 Comment »

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