Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Let’s Celebrate Women’s Day - March 8th

The 2014 theme for International Women’s Day is: “Equality for women is progress for all”.

For more than 100 years, March 8th has been set aside to recognize women for their achievements.  It is an occasion for looking back on past struggles and accomplishments, and more importantly, for looking ahead to the untapped potential and opportunities that await future generations of women.  This year, the theme of International Women’s Day is Inspiring Change by calling for: 

  • greater awareness of women’s equality
  • more women in senior leadership roles 
  • equal recognition of women in the arts 
  • growth of women-owned businesses 
  • increased financial independence of women 
  • more women in science, technology, engineering and math 
  • fairer recognition of women in sport
Inspired and wondering how you can celebrate Women's Day?  With Flowers, of course!  It doesn't matter if you are a man or a woman to join in on the celebration - it is perfectly acceptable for a man to give flowers to the women in his life, as well as, women to share flowers with their friends, family and co-workers.  This holiday is different from Valentine's Day, it’s not about Romance, it's more about "Loving, Honoring and Respecting" the women in your life.  The flowers you decide to share can be much more artistic, exotic and local as well.  And, there's so many wonderful flowers you can share - many with their own special meanings.  Take the Protea King for example, this amazing flower’s symbolic meaning represents transformation, daring courage or resourcefulness – qualities that may remind you of a woman in your life? 

 So make a difference, think globally, act locally and give the gift of Flowers!


  1. Wonderful Article... I think Protea are a Perfect way to Honor the Women in our Lives!