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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Memorial Day Lapel Pins Pay Tribute to Fallen Soldiers

Written on May 30, 2011 at 6:39 pm, by

Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day, commemorates U.S. Service Members who died while in serving the military.  According to David W. Blight, author of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, the United Stated Federal holiday was “First enacted by formerly enslaved African-Americans to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War, […]

Custom Lapel Pins Given to Members of Breast Cancer Support Group

Written on May 27, 2011 at 3:13 pm, by

Breast Friends is a breast cancer support group with a great design that brings attention, awareness, and support to the disease.  In addition to using the traditional pink breast cancer awareness ribbon, the organization decided to make the design unique so it would fit their personality and mission. Breast Friends and Providence Hospital Providence Hospital […]

Creating Custom Anniversary Challenge Coins For the Army’s Birthday

Written on May 25, 2011 at 7:17 pm, by

June 14th is a significant date in the history of the Army.  In fact, it is considered the birthdate of this branch of the military.  Here is a snippet from the Army website concerning Congress and the creation of this annual celebration: “The June 14 date is when Congress adopted “the American continental army” after […]

Northrop Grumman Lapel Pins Instill Pride in Employees

Written on May 23, 2011 at 2:19 pm, by

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company that provides groundbreaking systems as well as products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, and technical services.  It was started in 1939 by John J. Northrop, a skilled and innovative aircraft designer.  Today, comprised of nearly 20 companies, Northrop Grumman covers battlespace, undersea, outerspace, and cyberspace.  There are […]

50TH Anniversary Peace Corps Lapel Pins Promote Cultural Understanding

Written on May 20, 2011 at 3:04 pm, by

The Peace Corps was founded over fifty years ago when Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the name of peace by living and working in developing countries. That inspiration grew into what is now a federal government agency devoted to world peace and friendship. Peace Corps volunteers serve […]

Parade and Community Volunteer Recognition Lapel Pins

Written on May 18, 2011 at 9:14 pm, by

With summer fast approaching, towns and counties across the nation are gearing up for their annual fairs, festivals, and parades.  Custom lapel pins are the perfect way to show appreciation to those who have volunteered in the organizing and planning of the event or the officials that are the hosts of the annual festivities. How […]

Porsche Clubs Across the World Love Custom Lapel Pins

Written on May 17, 2011 at 4:47 pm, by

The Porsche Club Cyprus is the only official Porsche club sanctioned by Porsche on the island of Cyprus.  It was established in May of 1999.  According to the club’s website, “There are many Porsche cars in Cyprus ranging from the early 356 of the 1950’s to the latest 911 and Boxster S.” Porsche Club Cyprus […]

New York City Police Department Remembers 9/11 with Challenge Coin

Written on May 13, 2011 at 5:50 pm, by

This year marks the ten year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon.  Because of this tragic event, the NYPD Fireman & Tactics Section decided to memorialize the event with a custom challenge coins.  These keepsake items will serve as a reminder of the tragedy and encourage others to stand […]

Why Should I Include Hanging Bars on My Custom Lapel Pins?

Written on May 9, 2011 at 7:45 pm, by

Hanging bars are an optional accessory that we offer with our lapel pin orders.  Customers that are looking for a unique way to display years of service or membership dates appreciate the ease in which these items can be attached to the base of the pin and updated when necessary.  Clubs, organizations, and businesses can […]

Mac Tools Challenge Coins Promote and Reinforce Company Goals

Written on May 6, 2011 at 5:52 pm, by

Mac Tools is always wanting to move forward and one way is to promote common standards.  That is why they contacted All About Coins and asked for our assistance creating custom challenge coins to reinforce goals with employees of the company.  Concrete reminders like these are a fantastic way to make sure that everyone is […]