Articles tagged #CARROT-TOP
Election Day Social Distancing And Traffic Control Needs
Election Day will be challenging with new social distancing and sanitary requirements to keep voters and poll workers healthy. Even though more voters than ever will choose to use mail-in voting, poll sites will still need to be prepared for in-person voting. We offer a variety of products to encourage safety, cleanliness and crowd control in busy polling locations. We are here to help Election Day run smoothly in your community on November 3. Here are a few solutions we can offer you:
Patriot Day: First Responders Share Their 9/11 Memories
Patriot Day commemorates the 2,977 lives lost on September 11, 2001, after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and those who died on the hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. 9/11 was the deadliest terrorist attack in world history. Most of those who died were civilians, and more than 90 countries lost citizens in the attacks. An additional 6,000+ individuals were injured during the attacks. This day also recognizes the first responders who lost their lives while trying to rescue civilians trapped in the destruction. 412 first responders did not survive:
Announcing Our Fall 2020 Beacon® Scholarship For Rural America Winners!
The Fall 2020 Beacon® Scholarship for Rural America had the largest number of scholarship applicants since Carrot-Top Industries introduced the scholarship in 2018. We received applications from 25 out of the 50 U.S. states including first-time states such as: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina and West Virginia.
6 Things You May Not Know About The Fourth Of July
On July 4th, a federal holiday in America, many of us look forward to a day off from work to enjoy time with family and friends. While we often associate the day with barbecues, picnics, parades and fireworks, it is important to remember the historical meaning behind the Fourth of July as we celebrate. How much do you know about the history of July 4th, also known as Independence Day? Take our quiz, before reading the blog, to find out how much you know about America's Independence Day.
Strengthen Your Community Pride With Street Banners
If a street banner is designed effectively, it can brighten up any downtown area, school campus, parking lot, or street, and more importantly, strengthen the sense of community pride. A street banner can revitalize your streets and buildings while welcoming visitors and even provide directions, celebrate holidays, and promote special events.
How VA National Cemeteries Plan To Commemorate Memorial Day Amidst COVID-19
Due to COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is approaching public Memorial Day ceremonies in a different way this year. Public events, such as organizations’ placement of flags at gravesites, will not be allowed at VA cemeteries although they will be open for public visitation. Some cemeteries may use staff members to place flags at the graves to ensure public safety and proper social distancing. While the VA is providing direction to their cemeteries, smaller and privately-owned cemeteries can abide by their own rules unless they are subject to local restrictions. Some cemeteries may cancel their ceremonies this year. See our earlier Memorial Day blog for other ways you can safely honor veterans this Memorial Day. Below is the VA’s complete News Release from May 13, 2020:
5 Reasons To Buy A Flag From Carrot-Top Industries
As July 4th approaches, you may realize you need to replace your worn and weathered flags and flagpoles. Everyone wants to make a great impression with their patriotic display for Independence Day. For many, it is important to buy their American flags, flagpoles and patriotic decorations from a company that is knowledgeable about the flag industry and provides unsurpassed quality products. Here are 5 reasons Carrot-Top Industries is the expert flag company for you:
Top Three Ways To Avoid Rush Fees
We’ve all been there. We have too many tasks and not enough time to complete them all. It’s easy to forget about custom or patriotic products you need to order for an upcoming project or holiday. The later you place your order, the greater likelihood that you will pay rush fees to receive your products in time for your special event. We want to make your work life less stressful while helping you save money. Below are the top three ways you can avoid rush fees for future projects:
What is Cinco de Mayo?
Over the years, Cinco de Mayo has become a popular day to celebrate across America. While many people enjoy the celebration, they don’t all understand what the day’s name means or what the holiday celebrates. Take some time to learn about Cinco de Mayo’s history before celebrating the holiday this year. It will make for a better experience and you can share what you have learned with your friends and families. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), you may need to celebrate Cinco de Mayo at home this year based on what your city’s “Stay at Home” requirements are on May 5.
Great Graduation Memories Come From Proper Planning
We all remember when we graduated. Whether it is high school or college graduation memories, we recall a sense of accomplishment, surrounded by friends and family, celebrating a major life milestone reached. The sights and sounds of the day are never forgotten, and we take them into the future with us and fondly reminisce about our graduation experience. As high schools and colleges across the country prepare for upcoming graduation ceremonies, it is time to start planning what tasks need to be completed and what graduation décor needs to be refreshed or ordered. Use our graduation ceremony checklist below and make a once-in-a-lifetime impression that will stay with the graduates and their loved ones for years to come!
Top 5 Solutions For Flagpole Frustrations
There are certain maintenance and repair tips that will help extend the life of your flagpole. Your flagpole is an investment, and it can stay looking great for decades with proper care. Forty years of flagpole expertise enables our Customer Care Professionals to offer you advice and insight on how to avoid some of the most common aggravations our customers run into when working with their flagpoles. Here are the top five flagpole frustrations we have heard about over the years and the solutions we have found make flagpole care easy.
POW/MIA Flags To Be Flown Year-Round at Federal Sites
As of November 7, 2019, the National POW/MIA Flag Act was signed into law by President Donald J. Trump. It requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed on all days that the flag of the United States is displayed on certain federal property to honor all POW/MIAs. The proposed legislation for the Act was introduced on March 7, 2019, and was sponsored by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Chris Pappas, D-N.H.
Carrot-Top Cares: Soldiers’ Angels Adopt-A-Family
As part of our Carrot-Top Cares program, we are always looking for ways to help others in communities across America throughout the year. For the holidays, Carrot-Top Industries’ employees unanimously agreed to help a military family through Soldiers’ Angels. Since 2003, Soldiers’ Angels has provided programs to support military families, deployed service members, wounded heroes and veterans of all eras in a variety of unique and effective ways. It offers programs which provide: