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Send It Forward

Meet Our Winners!

Local retail businesses embody the heartbeat of towns large and small across America. In addition to providing personalized service, local retailers are a vital part of the fabric of their communities is their commitment to giving back.

BloomNet proudly celebrates local particular retail florists. As a way of underscoring all that flower shops do for their communities and to embrace the spirit of giving, BloomNet created its “Send it Forward” Sweepstakes.

By sending orders through BloomNet, florists were automatically entered into the Sweepstakes with an opportunity to win a $3,000 donation made by BloomNet to the local charity of the winning florist’s choice.


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Capturing the Grand Prize as the November 2017 winner of our “Send it Forward” Sweepstakes was Theresa Kiziah, owner of Suzanne’s Flowers and Gifts of Granite Falls, North Carolina. Ms. Kiziah chose Whitnel Pentecostal Holiness Church of Lenior, NC to receive the $3,000 donation (presentation pictured below).


Theresa and her “Cupid Squad” chose to share the love within their community by handing out Valentine’s Day Bouquets, to the residents of Hickory Falls Health & Rehabilitation, donated by BloomNet (valued up to $500 (presentation pictured below).



Shortly thereafter, we surprised our December 2017 grand prize winner, Michelle Kob, owner of Michelle's Floral in Vernon, Connecticut! Ms. Kob has chosen the Chrysalis Center. Inc. to receive her $3,000 donation! The Chrysalis Center is a non-profit organization based in Hartford, Connecticut that provides social services and develops affordable housing, for those who have struggled with mental illness, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, release from incarceration and homelessness.


“All of us at BloomNet are excited to congratulate both Theresa Kiziah and Michelle Kob as our grand prize winners! We thank all of our florists who participated in this year's "Send it Forward" Sweepstakes,” said Mark Nance, AAF, President of BloomNet. "Complementing their extraordinary gift for floral artistry and their unwavering dedication to satisfying their customers, BloomNet Florists are among the most caring people to be found anywhere...always eager to give back to the communities they serve. Thank you!”


If you're near either of our winning shops, we encourage you to stop by and show your support as a fellow BloomNet florist!