AFE Partners with Smithers-Oasis/FLORALIFE on Matching Gift AFE Challenge

November 8, 2019 American Floral Endowment

Friends of the floral industry, are you ready for another year of the AFE Challenge? Smithers-Oasis/ FLORALIFE® is partnering with the American Floral Endowment (AFE) for the third year in a row to support AFE’s vital work that gives so much to the cut flower industry.

New AFE Poster Gives Tips for Flower Care

October 18, 2019 American Floral Endowment

American Floral Endowment has released a new poster encouraging best practices in flower care. The 16.5″ x 20.5″, laminated poster promotes results from AFE-funded research that stresses the three C’s – Cooling, Cleanliness, and Care – all essential factors to keeping flowers at their best!

AFE’s Fundraising Dinner Celebrates Industry Success

The AFE 43rd Annual Fundraising and Recognition Dinner was held during the SAF Annual Convention in Amelia Island, Florida on Thursday, September 19, 2019.

Industry Honors Dr. Paul Thomas Through AFE

September 27, 2019 American Floral Endowment

A memorial tribute has been established with the American Floral Endowment by the University of Georgia Department of Horticulture to honor Paul Thomas, Ph.D. who passed away September 14, 2019, at the age of 65.

AFE Appoints New Trustees

September 23, 2019 American Floral Endowment

The American Floral Endowment (AFE) appointed Dr. Megan Bowman of Ball Horticultural Company and Gustavo Gilchrest of Kennicott Brothers Company to join the AFE Board of Trustees. Both will serve a three-year term starting in September 2019.