Rosh Hashanah Flower Arrangements

CitiFloral will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah, Jewish New Year, with you this year. This important event in the Hebrew year begins this Sunday evening, October 2, 2016 and ends October 4. The High Holy Days culminate with Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, on October 12.

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Lenox Hill Hospital Flower Delivery

CitiFloral is strategically located to serve the floral needs of patients in Manhattan’s major hospitals and their admirers. We deliver our gifts of cheer every day of the week. As a result of our efforts, CitiFloral is pleased to announce that Lenox Hill Hospital is now accepting flower deliveries on Saturday and Sunday.

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Watch for our new flower delivery van!

CitiFloral welcomes the newest member of our family: Our new floral delivery van ready to carry our flowers and our message through the streets of Manhattan.Our hats off to Liz Santoro-Frieda of Vinyl Images for the artwork on our van and Joyen Pendowski for creating our logo.

Our New van

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New York Botanical Garden presents Orchid Evenings

If you are in the New York area of if you are planning on visiting New York, make sure you buy tickets for one of the Orchid Evenings at the New York Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a complementary cocktail, live music and a stroll through the Botanical Gardens exhibit of Orchids. What a great way to . . . → Read More: New York Botanical Garden presents Orchid Evenings

Response to an online reviewer

Online Reviews are everywhere and we respond to them when we can. We have great ones and we have some not so great ones. Even we have a bad day or a misunderstanding. But sometimes a reviewer says something that just needs to be set straight not just for us, but for all of the . . . → Read More: Response to an online reviewer

What are your short-term growth plans….?

Question 5. What are your short-term (1-2 years) and long-term growth plans for the business? How will this grant contribute to your plan? Our objectives in the short and long term are congruent. Our business was more robust and effective when we our sales were consistent and growing. We could make more concrete plans for . . . → Read More: What are your short-term growth plans….?

2nd annual Gay Pride Brunch here at SOB’s

We were happy this year to be a part of the 2nd annual Gay Pride Brunch at SOB’s. Located in the Heart of the Village where it all began just steps from the parade route: SOB’s celebrates another year of pride here in the city. Our P.R.I.D.E. motto (Pure Resilience Igniting Daily Empowerment) Brunch is . . . → Read More: 2nd annual Gay Pride Brunch here at SOB’s

What would a $100,000 grant…?

Question 4 What would a $100,000 grant mean to your business and how will you utilize the funds? Please be as specific as possible.

The $100,000 grant would be a blessing to our business, which has struggled through hard times–especially five years ago, when our florist-in-chief Jeff Gaster suffered a traumatic brain injury during a . . . → Read More: What would a $100,000 grant…?

How is your business involved with the community you serve?

Question 3. How is your business involved with the community you serve? Examples include: giving back to the community, sourcing locally, and/or contributing to economic development via hiring.

The owners and staff of CitiFloral have always taken an active role in the close-knit local community of Yorkville–getting to know and be known to local residents . . . → Read More: How is your business involved with the community you serve?

What inspired you to become an entrepreneur? …

Question 2. What inspired you to become an entrepreneur? Describe both your greatest achievements and biggest challenges.

I started my professional life in New York–after graduating from Harvard Law School–as a corporate and business attorney at a large law firm. Simultaneously, I maintained my lifelong intrigue with business–having pursued this at Penn’s Wharton School. While . . . → Read More: What inspired you to become an entrepreneur? …