Articles tagged #OCCASIONS
It’s the Holiday Season
Whether it’s for loved ones, a church family, organization or employees, our holiday ornaments are a great way to celebrate any occasion or event. Our ornaments are fully customizable, so you can personalize them with favorite images, pictures, logos, clip art and special message.
The Meaning of November 11
In the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in the eleventh month of 1918, a temporary cessation of hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany is reached, bringing an end to the fighting of World War I. Even though the official finish of “the war to end all wars” is recognized a full seven months after this armistice -when the Treaty of Versailles is signed in France on June 28, 1919- November 11 remains steadfast in the hearts of men as the end of The Great War.
Need a Special Retirement Gift? Custom Engrave One at PlaqueMaker
“I wanted a plaque for my nurse who was retiring, but I did not think of it until a few days before the party,” -David Smith, Medical Director at Bridge of Hope Resource Center for Women in Richmond, Missouri, tells us via Facebook.
Frighteningly Fun Halloween Decoration Ideas
With Halloween right around the corner, chances are good that you are still looking for fantastic decorations that you can cover your home with to make the holiday as special as possible for the little witches, fairies, and superheroes that will soon be roaming your neighborhood looking for candy.
Personalize Your Halloween This Year!
Halloween lovers plan on celebrating the holiday by handing out candy to trick-or-treaters, decorating our homes and yard, dressing in costume, carving pumpkins, throwing or attending a party, taking our children trick-or-treating, visiting a haunted house and dressing our pets in costume.
Scary-Cool Light Up Signs for Halloween
Whether you need a “Happy Halloween” sign for your business or want a fun, personalized way to greet your Trick or Treaters, look no further than our light up acrylic signs. The custom, frosted white engraving is illuminated with an LED strip available in white, blue, green or red colored lights. Made from .125-inch thick clear acrylic, also known as Plexiglass, Lucite, Acrylite and Optix, these signs can be custom-cut into fun shapes up to 24 by 18 inches in size, and come with a standard wall plug and a 12-foot cord (or you can upgrade to an AC battery pack). For indoor use only, various mounting options available, including holes for screws, suction cups or standoffs.
Recognize Women in Business
The first annual American Business Women’s Day was held almost 40 years ago on September 22, 1982. Officially recognized as a national holiday by congressional proclamation in 1983 and in1986, it was conceived by the American Business Women’s Association, which was founded on this same day in 1949. American Business Women’s Day celebrates the accomplishments of over 68 million American working women and almost eight million women business owners.
A Day to Remember and Serve
“When you choose to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11, you are playing an important part in memorializing those who were killed, honoring the sacrifices of the first responders, and remembering the spirit of unity that emerged in the aftermath of 9/11,” Joe Daniels, President and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, pictured below.
Crunch Time for Labor Day Get-Togethers
Who doesn’t love a party? Labor Day is the first Monday in September and falls on the 6th this year – and you still have time to gather friends and family for this traditional end-of-summer celebration. Not only that, you still have time to personalize your Labor Day get-together with custom products from PlaqueMaker.
Big Big Love for Your Bridal Party
If you’re wondering whether to give gifts to your bridal party, wonder no more. The answer is an enthusiastic yes! The members of your bridal party are likely your closest pals – the people you love and trust to help everything go perfectly on your big day. Gifts are a thoughtful way to thank them.
National Dog Day August 26
We’re pretty fond of our furry family members at PlaqueMaker, so we’re getting ready for National Dog Day*, celebrated annually on August 26 to honor all the dogs putting their lives on the line every day – for their law enforcement human, for their blind companion, for the child who is disabled, for their partner in the military -for all the ways they save lives, keep us safe and bring us comfort. This special event also brings attention to the astounding number of dogs in need of rescue each year, and what we can do to help.
3 Appreciation Gift Ideas for Employees
While National Employee Appreciation Day often falls on the first few days of March, there’s no bad time to show your staff how much you value them and the hard work they do. Consider the following gifts to show gratitude to your outstanding team members.
Custom Mugs for Friendship Day
The first Sunday of August was declared an American holiday by a Proclamation made by the United States Congress over 85 years ago, in 1935. Other countries have been inspired by its popularity and success in the U.S. and now, Friendship Day is celebrated around the world. In April 2011, the United Nations made July 30th International Friendship Day. Whether you celebrate the first Sunday of August or on July 30th, Friendship Day is a great day to celebrate your existing friendships through appreciation or foster new ones!
International Day of Friendship July 30
Thursday, July 30 is the International Day of Friendship, which recognizes the importance of friendship as a noble and valuable relationship in the lives of human beings around the world. Proclaimed in 2011 by the United Nations General Assembly, the occasion supports the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and each other not only inspires peace, it builds bridges between unlikely allies.
Gorgeous Grandma Day
July 23 is Gorgeous Grandma Day, and for women of a certain age, it’s music to their ears. This Boomer-licious holiday is created by author, columnist, radio host and speaker Alice Solomon, who is best known for her syndicated newspaper column “A Guide to Gorgeous Grandmas” as well as several books on finding love after 50, upbeat senior living and aging with style. Gorgeous Grandma Day is named after Alice’s communications company and she’s a wonderful role model – returning to the workforce after graduating from Wellesley College, cum laude –at the age of 50! Alice says this holiday celebrates every woman in her 50’s, 60’s and 70’s who: