Category Archives: Recognition

Have you Thanked A Teacher Today?

It’s one of the most common security questions when you’ve forgotten your password and need to prove you’re you. Right up there with “Who was your first pet?” is “Name your favorite teacher”. This is chosen because all of us … Continue reading

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In Memoriam with Memorial Pins

I had a really bittersweet but genuinely wonderful opportunity recently. I was contacted by someone who helped put together the public memorial for actors Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher. He wanted to create a limited run of memorial pins to … Continue reading

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What are your core values?

I wanted to share a really cool recognition program that PinMart initiated recently. It’s called the Core Values Program and it centers around our company’s code of ethics. Our mission statement, broken down into categories that help us work with … Continue reading

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One less thing on my bucket list

Everything from my waist down was in agony. And for the past three hours the sun had been shining down on me unforgivingly. So much for the rain that was forecast. As I reached the finish line I could see … Continue reading

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Thankful for Military Familes

Happy November! Welcome to the season of goodwill, of thanks-giving and appreciation for all we have and all we’ve accomplished throughout the year. And with this upswell of gratitude it bears remembering that it isn’t just our own individual families … Continue reading

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What’s Your Fall List?

Seriously. If you blinked, you missed summer. I looked at my calendar this morning and nearly did a spit take with my coffee… Labor Day is this coming Monday. The unofficial end to summer. And the return to school for … Continue reading

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Safety is big business

There’s one thing I know is true-well, two if you count always listening to your mother-and that’s that safety matters. Safety first. Safety is job one. There are a thousand slogans about safety and its importance at home, at school, … Continue reading

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National Doctor’s Day is Near

Next Wednesday is National Doctor’s Day. I admit I wouldn’t have known this except for the fact that our stethoscope lapel pins have been backordered since way early in the month and that seemed odd, so I did some digging. … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Keep Employees Happy and Motivated in 2015

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Perfect Pins for Any Purpose

Despite their sometimes understated nature, pins are a timeless accessory used by individuals from every background and companies of every shape and size. From sports logos and awareness campaigns to fashion and political statements, pins are a great way to … Continue reading

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