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Monthly Archives: February 2012

City of Havelock 911 Monument Coins

Written on February 29, 2012 at 3:12 am, by

The city of Havelock gave coins as a way to say thank you to all the people who pitched in their time in the creation, planning, and construction of the city’s 911 monument. They wanted to ensure that all those who participated were given a token of appreciation that commemorated their efforts.  It is a Read more...

Motorola Solutions Challenge Coins Add a Special Element to Las Vegas Conference

Written on February 28, 2012 at 2:45 am, by

Motorola Solutions plays a big role in people’s lives through their innovations, products, and services.  From firefighters and police officers to retailers and utility workers, the company ensures that each group of people is able to do their job quickly and satisfactorily.  Through a seamless communication of networks, applications, and services, Motorola Solutions customers can Read more...

World Ice Art Championships Lapel Pins Showcase Talent and Skills

Written on February 22, 2012 at 10:19 pm, by

Did you know that ice art has a big following in the United States?  Well, if you haven’t heard about the World Ice Art Championships, you’re in for a treat.  Some of the world’s most talented ice artists gather together for the annual event which is held in Fairbanks, Alaska.  This year’s event is scheduled Read more...

The History of Challenge Coins

Written on February 21, 2012 at 1:47 am, by

Since World War I, custom challenge coins have been used to honor exceptional acts of bravery and amazing, determined people.  They have distinct military ties but are now used by businesses, organizations, sports teams, and clubs worldwide to educate, promote, reward, and inform others. Challenge coins come in a variety of sizes, shapes, styles, and Read more...

Corporations Welcome Veterans into the Workforce with Custom Challenge Coins

Written on February 15, 2012 at 5:46 pm, by

Custom challenge coins are a great way to welcome veterans into the workforce.  Many corporations around the world are using the popular tokens of appreciation to pay tribute to retired members of the military and to welcome them back into civilian life.  Challenge coins are a familiar memento to those who once served in the Read more...

Flipping Coins Aren’t Just for the Big Leagues

Written on February 13, 2012 at 11:43 pm, by

I thought of flipping coins when I was watching the big football game a couple of weekends ago. The referee was describing a custom ceremonial coin for the game and I was thinking of how integral coins are in sports. So when I saw a flipping coin we did for an umpire that participates in Read more...

Custom Convention Pins for Chapter 15 of the International Footprint Association

Written on February 9, 2012 at 5:00 pm, by

The International Footprint Association is a non-profit that promotes and encourages fellowship, respect, cooperation and helpfulness between all arms of law enforcement and individuals, business owners, and professionals.  In addition to promoting the welfare and enhancing the happiness of members and communities to champion the spirit of Americanism. Here are some of the activities that Read more...

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Shows Their Commitment to Kids with Custom Lapel Pins

Written on February 8, 2012 at 3:26 am, by

Recently, we received a request from Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital for a custom lapel pin to hand out.  The academic medical center is located on Stanford University’s campus and has over 650 physicians and 4,750 staff members and volunteers.  Not only is it world class, it is also a non-profit hospital.  Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Read more...

Custom Lapel Pins Help Political Candidates Stand Out in This Election

Written on February 7, 2012 at 1:02 am, by

A recent news article we ran across showed a picture of Republican frontrunners Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich wearing custom lapel pins to an event in Florida.  According to NYDailyNews.com, “the former Massachusetts governor wore an American flag pin that bore the signature GOP elephant in the bottom righthand corner.” A small, blue flag representing Read more...

Hospitality Restaurant Group Awards Taco Bell Franchise Employees Custom Lapel Pins

Written on February 2, 2012 at 2:44 am, by

The Hospitality Restaurant Group (HRG) contacted us with a special request for its Taco Bell franchises.  The company wanted us to help them create custom lapel pins to hand out.  The pin is basically a recognition pin and it is a great way to award employees for achieving a certain position or status as well Read more...