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Dan Sullivan, Mayor of Anchorage Alaska visits Bagoy's!!

Dan Sullivan, Mayor of Anchorage Alaska visits Bagoy's Florists and Home and declared October 6, 2012 their official 90th Anniversary Date! The following is the Proclamation signed by Mr. Sullivan himself.

90th Anniversary
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Oct. 12, 2012 - PRLog -- " WHEREAS, the Bagoy's Flower shop was opened in 1922 by Mr. and Mrs. John Bagoy on their family homestead at 4th Avenue and A street, first as a family greenhouse, which grew to accommodate locals wanting buy their home grown vegetables, and then to buy bedding, plants and flowers and

WHEREAS, Mrs. Bagoy become well known for creating floral bouquets for parties, weddings and funerals, and during the winters of the 1920's and 30's Mrs. Bagoy took to making paper flowers to accommodate  the need for special occasion flowers in the harsh expansive of pioneer Alaskan days; and

WHEREAS,  in 1940's Bagoys joined FTD, which was the same year that air freight began in Anchorage, and there were many long hours of waiting for cargo planes to pick up delicate flowers before they froze sitting on the runway, and

WHEREAS, Bagoy's  original building was lost in the 1964 earthquake, and the floral shop relocated to an old garage at 7th and D, and in 1966 a new Bagoy's building was constructed at 6th and A and in 2012 Bagoy's has numerous locations across Anchorage  with headquarters at locations at Dimond  and New Seward Highway and midtown on Benson Boulevard; and

WHEREAS,  Bagoy's is known for having year-round tulips and employees scattering
rose petals at each location front entrance, and current owners, Chanda and Randy Mines now offer interior design and home accessories at Bagoy's Florist.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Dan Sullivan, Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska do hereby recognize October 6, 2012 as

                                             BAGOY'S 90th ANNIVERSARY

IN Anchorage and urge residents to recognize Bagoy's for their service to all of Anchorage for 90 years"

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Source:Bagoy's Florist & Home
Phone:(907) 522-1922
Location:Anchorage - Alaska - United States
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