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Monthly Archives: September 2012

Observe Veterans Day with Custom Challenge Coins

Written on September 28, 2012 at 3:09 am, by

November is fast approaching.  Have you thought about what your business or organization is going to do to observe Veterans Day?  The annual celebration is being held on the 12th of the month as a way to thank past and present members of the military for their commitment and service.  Also known as Armistice Day […]

October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month Motorcycle Run Lapel Pins

Written on September 22, 2012 at 2:32 am, by

October is breast cancer awareness month.  People wanting to make a difference in their communities often attend benefit walks or host poker runs and ride motorcycle to raise funds for local charities.  We get to work with businesses, clubs, and organizations all the time that make giving a part of their philosophy. We worked with […]

501st Legion Fifteenth Anniversary Coins

Written on September 15, 2012 at 1:54 am, by

The 501st Legion is a volunteer organization that brings Star Wars costume enthusiasts together under a collective identity.  The group promotes interest in the films by wearing costumes for Star Wars events as well as through charity and volunteer work throughout the local community.  The Legion is accomplished and known worldwide.  It has a long […]

Chicago, Illinois Lapel Pins Highlight the Best of the Windy City

Written on September 15, 2012 at 1:44 am, by

The city of Chicago, Illinois has been called many things.  It’s most widely known as the “Windy City”.  There are three possible explanations as to where the nickname came from.  One has to do with the city’s weather and its close proximity to Lake Michigan, the World’s Fair, and its rivalry with Cincinnati.  The nickname […]

History of Medallions

Written on September 14, 2012 at 1:09 am, by

You may not know this but All About Coins creates custom medallions as well as custom challenge coins.  Medallions have distinct military roots.  Used as recognition items for service to the nation or a means of showing military rank, these items date back to the Roman Republic, where medallions were awarded to soldiers and whole […]

Silk Screen Lapel Pins

Written on September 12, 2012 at 9:34 pm, by

We received a request from a customer who wanted a detailed design on a small lapel pin.  To achieve this, silk screening colors onto the pin was the ideal solution.  The process allows us to replicate details with precision and accuracy so our customers have the type of custom pins they’re proud to hand out. […]

Years of Service Pins

Written on September 7, 2012 at 9:59 pm, by

Years of service pins are a popular item in companies all across the country but they aren’t just reserved for corporate America. Employees in educational institutions, like Alabama State, see the benefits behind this typically corporate award item.  In addition to honoring length of service, pins boost morale and increase general happiness in the workplace. […]

Charlotte, North Carolina is the Perfect Arena for Political Convention Pins

Written on September 6, 2012 at 11:29 pm, by

The Democratic National Convention Committee is the non-profit organization that was responsible for the planning and execution of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina this week.  Priding itself on hosting the “most open and accessible convention in history,” the group brings Americans together.  In addition to inspiring change and gaining supporters for specific […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Pins

Written on September 4, 2012 at 11:22 pm, by

President Barack Obama proclaimed September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  The color chosen to represent this month long initiative is sky blue.  If you want to help raise awareness about a disease that affects thousands of lives every year, you can do so with our help.  All About Pins is well versed in creating […]

National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic Custom Medallions for Winner Ceremonies

Written on September 3, 2012 at 8:10 pm, by

Sept 16th through the 21st is the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic.  The annual event offers adventure sports as well as recreational activities such as sailing, surfing, track and field event as well as hand and tandem cycling and kayaking.  The Clinic was designed to help Veterans from all over the country who have a […]