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“I Remember Mama” Alliance on Aging Celebration Day at Carousel Candies on Saturday, May 3rd
On Saturday, May 3rd from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the community will also enjoy receiving free delicious foil-wrapped chocolate baby roses at Carousel Candies in honor of Mother’s Day and “I Remember Mama” from several cute young “Mother’s Little Helpers” and 20% of sales will be donated to Alliance on Aging.
During the month of May, all Carousel Candies customers will receive 20% off of their purchases in the store or when buying in the online store if they mention the “I Remember Mama/Alliance on Aging” promotion.
“On Mother’s Day, it’s a perfect time to show our appreciation of our wonderful Mothers who can never receive enough thoughtful displays of our affection for their very special love and dedication!” says Liz and Rick Elves, co-owners of Carousel Candies. “This year, we are thrilled to team up with Alliance on Aging’s compassionate “I Remember Mama” program. Alliance on Aging’s array of programs make such an important difference to thousands of seniors and their families in our community!”
During May, there will be a special contest to guess the number of pastel-colored jelly beans in a glass jar to win a $50 gift certificate to Carousel Candies, which is often featured on the A & E History Channel. There will also be a drawing for a special one-night Mother’s Day Package at Lover’s Point Inn Hotel in Pacific Grove (the Elves’ other love) that includes a large box of homemade Mother’s Day assorted chocolates in the suite.
Gift your Mom something special! At Carousel Candies, Discover a Wonderful Selection of Great Mother’s Day Gifts plus FREE Personalization of Chocolate Greeting Cards for Moms and Grandmas
Treat Mom to a gift that’s just as sweet as she is and show your appreciation and love for all that she does. For over 50 years, everyone has always found a thoughtful gift for Mom at Carousel Candies and they can even ship right to her door via their online store at www.carouselcandies.com.
Beginning in late April, the store will feature Mother’s Day-themed décor and a wide array of very unique special confection delights that everyone will love. Don’t forget to thank Mother for her endless love with a delicious gift. All delicious edible chocolate greeting cards can be personalized for FREE which will make especially thoughtful gifts for Mom and Grandma, too!
Carousel Candies will have chocolate pink and red foil-wrapped long stemmed roses that can make a very pretty bouquet. They’ll have an assortment of very colorful chocolate high heeled shoes -- and not to worry as one size fits all Mothers. Also available will be beautiful boxes of chocolate truffles with white satin roses and a totally edible chocolate box. Mom will also enjoy their box of gourmet dipped fancy strawberries that is available in dark, milk chocolate and white chocolate. She’ll also appreciate any of the special boxes of assorted handmade chocolate confections and special sea salt water taffy, all adorned with pretty pink bows.
Giving her the sweet thanks she deserves, why not gift her a unique Mother’s Day beautifully decorated fresh apple smothered in Carousel Candies’ famous homemade creamy caramel and then hand-decorated with premium chocolate and gourmet toppings. Don’t forget that Carousel Candies also offers an array of sugar-free and nut-free confections.
Founded in 1960, Carousel Candies (www.carouselcandies.com)
About Alliance on Aging’s I Remember Mama
For the 20th year, Ombudsman, a program of the Alliance on Aging is celebrating Mother's Day with I Remember Mama. Through this program, over 1100 elderly women living in local nursing homes and long-term care facilities will receive beautiful, blooming plants on Mother's Day weekend, May 10th and May 11th. A donation of $35.00 will provide for one plant to be personally delivered by a community volunteer. Donors may select a specific woman in a long term care facility to be honored or make a donation in tribute to a loved one, or simply show your support by gifting one or more plants to women throughout our community. Donations and volunteers help make I Remember Mama possible. To make a donation or volunteer to deliver plants, please call 831-655-1334 or 831-758-4011 or mail your tax-deductible donation to the Alliance on Aging, Inc. 247 Main St. Salinas, CA 93901 or visit the website at www.allianceonaging.org. Alliance on Aging is a non-profit organization whose staff and volunteers are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for seniors.
As a community leader and advocate, Alliance on Aging provides relevant services and resources that address the opportunities and challenges that come with aging. In 2014, Alliance on Aging proudly celebrates 44 years of leadership providing services and resources to hundreds of thousands of seniors and their families in Monterey County. Their services are available at many venues and outreach sites throughout the county as well as to homebound seniors. Currently there are 64,000 individuals 60 years and older that reside in Monterey County. Over 17,500 visitors came to their redesigned website last year. For seniors and their family members, the website provides a user friendly tool to explore our menu of services and activities. It also serves as a linkage to the other community resources that are available for seniors and their families in our community. Alliance on Aging provides valuable information and guidance about senior issues. For more information, go to allianceonaging.org.