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2017 Michigan Floral Foundation “Hall of Fame” Dinner

October 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


On the evening of Tuesday, October 24th, the Michigan Floral Foundation (MFF) will honor Mr. Dwight Larimer, AAF, PFCI with induction into its Hall of Fame. This special event will be held at the University Club of Michigan State University in E. Lansing, Michigan.

Dwight has been a fixture in the floral industry for 40 years. His record of service has made him an outstanding contributor to the success of not only his own company but also many floral industry organizations. In addition, he has been honored by his peers with several prestigious awards. His first award was in 1985 as the WF&FSA Young Executive of the Year. He also is the recipient of WF&FSA highest honor the Leland T. Kinzele Award and a member of the Society of American Florists Hall of Fame. In addition he was recognized for his business acumen with the SAF Paul Ecke Jr. award and in 2016 the Michigan Floral Association presented him with its National Service Award. In the past he has served as president of WF&FSA, SAF treasurer, and as a member of the AIFD artist in Residence committee. Currently he is chairman of American Floral Endowment board of trustees, and chairman elect of the Floral Marketing Research Fund. His career in the industry began at W.J. Cowee Inc., Berlin, NY and has culminated as president of Design Master color tool Inc., Boulder, Colorado. For 12 years he has made a commitment to fighting cancer and supporting AIDS research by participating in long distance bike rides.

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 Dwight’s accomplishments with family, friends, and industry leaders.  Individual event tickets are available for $100ea. or $175 per couple. To reserve your tickets online please follow this link or call Michigan Floral Foundation at (517) 575-0110 or email rod@michiganfloral.org.

Please make check payable and mail to: Michigan Floral Foundation – PO Box 67, Haslett, MI 48840

Thank you to Event Platinum Sponsor Teleflora

Overnight rooms are available at the Candlewood Suites 3545 Forest Road, Lansing, MI 48910 at $99. For this special rate call (517) 351-8181 and mention Michigan Floral Foundation Hall of Fame dinner prior to 9/24/17.  You can reserve a room online here. You will need to enter your arrival and departure dates then click “check availability” for the preferred rate to populate.


October 24, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The University Club of Michigan State University
3435 Forest Rd
Lansing Charter Twp., MI 48910 United States
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