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Karin’s Florist Featured In Vienna Connection

Karin’s Florist Featured In Vienna Connection: Deliver The Right Mother’s Day Message With Flowers! Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and Karin’s Florist president & CEO, Maris Angolia spoke with ‘Vienna Connection Newspaper’ about the long-running history of Karin’s Florist in the community of Vienna, along with how one should florally wow one’s mother...

Fall in love with Britto!

Karin’s Florist is pleased to introduce our new product line:  artistic keepsakes and containers from Romero Britto. ROMERO BRITTO creates a completely new expression that reflects his optimistic faith in the world around him. Alluding to influences of early and modern masters, Britto’s pulsating colors, pop themes and commanding compositions have led him to become...

Steve Harvey TV Air Date

The Neighborhood Awards show on Steve Harvey TV airs this Friday, November 29th on NBC in several markets. Unfortunately, in the DC area and some other major markets, we are pre-empted by an NHL Hockey game.  Please check your local listings and/or click on   http://steveharveytv.com/watch/. We think the repeat date is Saturday, December 7th at...

And the Best Florist in America is….

Karin’s Florist  has been named the Best Florist in America by the hit daytime show “Steve Harvey” as part of its first annual Neighborhood Awards. Steve Harvey & his business partner Rushion McDonald created the Neighborhood Awards to recognize the exceptional in the everyday – those people and businesses creating positive communities across the nation....

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes for the Steve Harvey Neighborhood Awards (by Maris Angolia, President, Karin’s Florist) Unbeknownst to me, from October 14th – 18th, nominations opened up for the Steve Harvey show, Neighborhood Awards, Best Florist category. On October 17th, I received a call from my friend, Carolyn Howell from Fun Company Events, who had just...

Inova Flower Video is Here!

We finally get to show you the #Inovaflower video!  It was an amazing project, as we got to deliver over 14,500 sunflower bouquets to the incredible employees who deliver top care at the Inova Hospitals.  Inova wanted to thank the people who helped them earn top rankings again this year from US News & World...

Karin’s Gives Back to PRS

We are happy to announce another Karin’s Gives Back recipient! For the month of June, we will be sponsoring the efforts of PRS, Inc. The “Shaping the Future of Hope & Recovery” arrangement includes purple irises and yellow roses and will be sold throughout the month of June to benefit the mission of PRS, Inc....

Admininistrative Professionals Week is this week!!

Once called Secretaries Week, the holiday was first created in 1952 by Mary Barrett, president of the National Secretaries Association, now called International Association of Administrative Professionals, and C. King Woodbridge, president of Dictaphone Corporation, as a way to commemorate “the secretary, upon whose skills, loyalty, and efficiency the functions of business and government offices...

Prom Season is here!

While you spend the next few weeks ordering corsages and boutonnieres, trying on dresses and tuxedoes, do you ever wonder how it all started? Prom comes from the word “promenade” and by definition means “a leisurely walk or stroll, usually in a public place, that is taken for pleasure.” The prom can be traced back to...

Chocolate Day!

Is there really anything better than chocolate? Whether it is brewed hot in a cup or enclosed neatly in a wrapper, stirred into some milk or baked into a cookie, chocolate has been one of the most popular delicacies since it first appeared in the United States in 1775. With its rich history, delightful flavor...