"The Pineapple Story" A Symbol of Hospitality

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The pineapple has been a symbol of hospitality since the days of the early American colonies. The legend began with the sea captains of New England, who sailed to the Caribbean Islands and returned to the colonies with exotic fruits and spices. When clipper ships returned to port, their families would spear a precious pineapple on their iron gatepost as a common symbol to welcome friends and neighbors into their homes

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Custom Made Lapel Pins - Make Them Your Own

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Many of our pins can be customized to meet your individual needs. The medium and large pineapple pins can be customized to include choice of color or initials of your school or organization. Examples pictured include; Johnson & Wales University, North Dakota State, Fort Hayes State, Denver University, Scott Community College and Michigan State. There is a one-time model fee for all custom work.

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"The Starfish Story" Making A Difference

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Once upon a time, there was a wise man who went to the ocean each day to do his writing. He had a habit of walking on the beach before he began his work. One day, as he was walking along the shore, he looked down the beach and saw a human figure moving like a dancer. He smiled to himself at the thought of someone who would dance to the day, so he walked faster to catch up.

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Testimonials

Starfish Pins Date: 1/12/16 9:02 pm To: marie@pinsbyfrank.com Hi Marie The pins are delightful we are attaching them to the bookmark and sending to the Board Members of Philanthropic Trusts that have given us recent grants. Kind regards Judith Klarenbeek Admin Assistant to Marion Harriden – Social Worker Lackawanna College, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania is catching employees doing something right! Members of the College family are encouraged to award pineapple pins to a member of the administration, staff, faculty or student body caught in an act of hospitality towards another. Everyone checks to see who has pins and how they got them. It has increased the energy and hospitality of the entire College. Thank you, Stephanie Decker Director Kiesendahl School of Hospitality Lackawanna College

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