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Binley Florist Participating in Petal it Forward

Posted: 10/19/2020

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Binley Florist Participating in Petal it Forward
On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, a local florist will be taking part in a nationwide effort to distribute free bouquets in various locations from downtown Glens Falls to Aviation Mall and throughout the community.

Binley Florist issued the following press release about this wonderful effort!

For the 5th year in a row, Binley Florist is joining hundreds of florists nationwide on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 to hand out FREE bouquets of flowers to local residents to help brighten their day as part of the Petal It Forward program. Each person will receive two bouquets, one to keep and one to Petal Forward (share.) 

The “Petal Patrol” from Binley Florist and local area businesses will be handing out 1,000 bouquets at various area locations; including
  • Binley Florist on Quaker Road from 9 am to 3 pm,
  • the Travelers building in downtown Glens Falls from 7:30 to 8:30 am,
  • the streets and businesses of downtown Glens Falls from 11:30 am to 2 pm,
  • Queensbury Elementary School at 2:15 pm,
  • Aviation Mall from 3 pm to 5 pm,
  • and back to downtown Glens falls from 5pm to 6 pm,
  • as well as throughout the entire 518 community throughout the day.

Two delivery vans, packed with 1,000 floral bouquets will take to the streets on Wednesday to Petal it Forward and improve people’s moods.

Petal it Forward is a random-acts-of-kindness effort organized by the Society of American Florists (SAF), and is designed to help people enjoy their day with more smiles and less stress. With everyone living with the reality of the pandemic, this feel-good effort is needed now more than ever. According to a recent poll, 53% of American adults believe that the pandemic has taken a toll on their emotional and mental health and research findings show the positive effects on emotional and mental health that flowers provide. Eighty-eight percent of Americans report that giving flowers makes them feel happy, while eighty percent reported receiving flowers makes them feel happy. So, Petal it Forward!!!

Petal It Forward could never be such a success without the generosity of our amazing co-sponsors: G.A. Bove Fuels, Carriage Traders, Inc., and Nims Outdoor Services.

About Binley Florist:

Binley Florist is a full-service flower shop & garden center family owned & operated since 1893!! Located at 773Quaker Road, Queensbury NY 12804 we have been in this area for 127 years!!!
We are your source for flowers, seeds, house plants gardening tools, seasonal decorations, annuals, perennials and much more! We are the most experienced flower shop around for your top-notch floral arrangements.

 

About Society of American Florists:

The Society of American Florists is the national trade association of the floral industry representing growers, wholesalers, retailers, suppliers, importers, educators, designers and allied organizations.

Aviation Mall also issued the following press release:

QUEENSBURY, NY – On Wednesday, October 21, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Binley Florist will be at Aviation Mall near JCPenney to Petal It Forward. Binley is joining hundreds of floral industry businesses nationwide to hand out bouquets of flowers to local residents to help brighten their day as part of the Petal It Forward program. Each person will receive two bouquets, one to keep and one to share, while supplies last.

Petal it Forward is a random-acts-of-kindness effort organized by the Society of American Florists (SAF), and is designed to help people start their day with more smiles and less stress. With everyone living with the reality of the pandemic, this feel-good effort is needed now more than ever. According to a recent poll, 53% of American adults believe that the pandemic has taken a toll on their mental health. Research findings show the positive emotional benefits of flowers. Eighty-eight percent of Americans report that giving flowers makes them feel happy, while eighty percent reported receiving flowers makes them feel happy.

Petal It Forward is co-sponsored by G.A. Bove Fuels, Carriage Traders, Inc., and Nims Outdoor Services.

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About Aviation Mall:

Aviation Mall is the premier shopping and entertainment destination of the Adirondack region and is located in the vibrant Glens Falls region, situated halfway between New York City and Montreal, less than a quarter mile from both I-87 and Route 9. The center is home to Target, JCPenney, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Regal Cinemas, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet and offers many other retail shops. Additional information regarding Aviation Mall can be found at www.ShopAviationMall.com.

About Pyramid Management Group:

Pyramid Management Group, owner of Aviation Mall, is one of the largest, most innovative, privately-held real estate developers in the northeast. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, Pyramid's portfolio of dynamic shopping, dining and entertainment destinations and expanding hospitality presence dominate the northeast with 16 properties located throughout New York and Massachusetts. For nearly 50 years, Pyramid has built its reputation on being first, fast, ahead of the curve and always what’s next, leading the industry in combining the best elements of traditional retail with world-class dining and entertainment, all under one roof. For more information, visit www.pyramidmg.com.


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