Prescott speaks on flowers at KiwanisBob Welsch introduced Cara Prescott, owner of Don’s House of Flowers, to speak at the Kiwanis Club’s noon luncheon meeting on Feb. 6 at the Lantern Room.
Bob Welsch introduced Cara Prescott, owner of Don’s House of Flowers, to speak at the Kiwanis Club’s noon luncheon meeting on Feb. 6 at the Lantern Room.
Prescott is originally from Rochester, Minn. She graduated from Jamestown High School. She has been working in the flower business since she was 16 years old. Don McIlravy hired her in high school to sweep and dust and told her he would train her to do floral arrangements. She most recently received her Certified Floral Design.
Prescott said Valentine’s Day is the single biggest day they have. Mother’s Day is as big but arrangements can be delivered over a few days. Everyone wants their deliveries right on Valentine’s Day. She explained the quality of roses. They get most of their roses from Equador and a few from Minneapolis. The roses are delivered from Equador to Florida and then right to Jamestown. She said when people get roses or other flowers at a discount store, they make a few more stops and aren’t as fresh.
Tim Burchill led the meeting attended by 16 members. Wes Hart led the group in singing accompanied by Burchill. Clarence Mittleider collected”Happy Dollars” for pediatric dare at Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Vivian Welsh was a guest and Alexis Weng and Riley Spenningsby, Key Club members, attended. An application for membership was received from Joyce Bentz.
Sandy Franke will introduce the speaker at the Feb. 27 noon luncheon at the Lantern Room.