On the evening of Wednesday, October 10th, the Michigan Floral Foundation (MFF) will honor Mrs. Alice Waterous, AIFD, CF, PFCI with induction into its Hall of Fame. This special event will be held at the Goei Center 818 Butterworth St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.
Alice Waterous is a person of many talents: retail shop owner, event designer, floral wholesaler staff designer, freelance and program designer. As a member of AIFD and PFCI and a Certified Florist, she believes education is an ongoing process. During her 47 years in the industry, she has been a main stage presenter for AIFD National Symposium, president of North Central Regional Chapter of AIFD, on the AIFD membership committee and president of the Michigan Floral Association in addition to serving on several MFA committees. She is also on the Board of the Michigan Floral Foundation. Her specialty design and consultant company, Alice Waterous Floral Consultant LLC/Alice’s Christmas Elves serves commercial, municipal and private clients. Her design work has appeared in The Professional Florist, Flora, The Canadian Florist and Grand Rapids magazine. Freelance work has taken her throughout the country to work on large events and to numerous wholesalers to teach and present open house design programs. Enthusiastic about the industry, she enjoys networking with fellow florists and is dedicated to encouraging the use of floral products as part of everyone’s lifestyle.
The evenings festivities will begin at 6pm with a reception, dinner will follow from 7p-8p. The Hall of Fame induction will take place from 8p-9p. The evening will conclude at 9p. We sincerely hope you will be able to join us as we support education and celebrate Alice’s accomplishments with family, friends, and industry leaders.
Tickets for this special evening are available for $100ea. Please make check payable and mail to: Michigan Floral Foundation – PO Box 67, Haslett, MI 48840 or purchase online HERE.
Overnight rooms available at JW Marriott 235 Louis St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 at the special rate of $199++ by calling 877-901-6632. Reserve prior to 9/28/18 to be insured this rate. Online reservations available HERE.
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