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Carithers Flowers

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Carithers Flowers is a second generation family florist.  Founded in 1974 by Larry and Jane Carithers, the popular shop quickly gained fame as Atlanta’s home to unusual varieties of flowers and plants, trendy design styles, and fabulous wedding florals.   In 1984 Carithers was awarded the Cobb County Small Business of the Year Award, in 1987 was recognized as the fastest growing flower shop in the United States, won the Nations Top Family Florist Award in 1995, and is the only florist to earn the Consumer’s Choice Award every year since it’s inception.

Notable Customers:
* Five U.S. Presidents *  The Federal Reserve * Turner Field * The Rolling Stones
* Madonna * Atlanta Braves * Atlanta Hawks * Altlanta Falcons * Paul Newman
* Britany Spears * Isaac Hayes

Recent Media Coverage:
Atlanta Journal * CNN * Nightline * Atlanta Business Chronicle * National Florist Review

Carithers Philanthropy
Carithers is proud to be an active community contributor, donating over $100,000 per year to local charities, hospitals,  non-profit organizations throughout metro-Atlanta.  Charity partners in 2008 and 2009 include: The WellStar Foundation, The United Way, Susan G Komen’s Breast Cancer Foundation, Children’s Healthcare, and many local and county school systems.

Carithers Divisions:Carithers Award-Winning Floral Gifts
Nationally renowned designers create custom-made gifts featuring farm-fresh flowers imported weekly from five continents.  Carithers services all gifting occasions from individual celebrations and tributes to large corporate gifting programs.

Carithers Corporate Partners2008 donation exceeded $100,000
Carithers partners with local corporate, civic, and non-profit organizations including Equifax, WellStar Hospital, Genuine Parts, Children’s Healthcare, American Red Cross, Boys and Girls Club of America, The United Way, and The American Heart Association, Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Gift Baskets
Carithers offers a private line of gourmet gift baskets include fabulous custom gifts for all your favorite occasions: New baby gifts, Fruit & Gourmet, Holiday Baskets, Corporate Theme Baskets, Sports Baskets, and delicious local gift partners and bakeries including fabulous brownies, cheesecakes, gourmet cakes and cookies.

Looking for gift to represent your company?  Carithers creates custom baskets, personalized to reflect your corporate branding.  We work with many industries and departments: Realtors, Car Dealers, Attorneys, Doctors, Banks, Hotels, Property Management, and Building Contractors.  You may include your own corporate collateral materials from mugs, brochures, magazines, hats and t-shirts, to autographed pictures.

NEW – Deliver a blooming, living floral design!
Looking for a gift that lasts?  Carithers’ designers have created a new colorful and artful gift category using beautiful blooming plants, orchids, and indoor foliage.  Presented in decor containers, Carithers has a blooming garden for any occasion and recipient.

Carithers offers same-day national delivery with twice daily coverage of all of Metro-Atlanta including: Acworth, Alpharetta Florist, Atlanta, Austell, Buckhead, Canton, Decatur, Doraville, Duluth Florist, Emory, Kennesaw, Lawrenceville Florist, Lilburn, Marietta Florist, Norcross, Powder Springs, Roswell Florist, Sandy Springs, Tucker, Vinings, Woodstock Florist.

Carithers Events
For over 30 years Carithers has specialized in creating fabulous weddings, socials, and corporate events.  Our design team is talented, experienced, and as the largest importer of retail flowers in metro-Atlanta, can deliver unusual floral varieties and colors from around the world.  www.carithersevents.com

Carithers FarmsOur ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability & responsible floriculture
Carithers offers the widest selection of unusual floral varieties from around the globe.  With over 200 varieties,  we work with finest family farms and greenhouses throughout the world, including imports from Columbia, Ecquador, Costa Rica, Mexico, Africa, Australia, Israel, Holland, Thailand, Canada, and the Hawaiian Islands.

Carithers supports sustainability programs, fair world wage and trade policies.  Carithers is a supporter of the Columbian Flower Industries Florverde program that supports farms in the improvement of social, economic and environmental sustainability.

Think Global Act Local…
Carithers most recent involvement is much more local, developing floral sources close to home.  Recently Carithers has been experimenting with local floral farms throughout the southeast.  These programs are providing locally grown, seasonal flowers from Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

Management Directory – (404) 418-7443
Charles Carithers….      President
Frank Denman…..          Delivery Manager
David Hicks……..           Inventory Manager
Nicole Parker………       Wedding & Event Sales
Michael Reader, AIFD.Design & Retail Development
Kaye Reinhardt……       Director of Sales
Rick Rich……………        Director of Operations
Marguerite Rackley…..Human Resources

Billy Viger delivering a surprise bouquet!

Billy Viger delivering a surprise bouquet!Carithers Events Carithers event centerpiece

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