posts tagged with Special delivery

Signs of a Hopeful Spring

DD_Indy Group.jpg Recently, FedEx locations in Indianapolis, Pittsburgh and around the country may have looked more like a flower farm than a package sorting facility to visitors and employees alike. That’s because this week marked the company’s 15th year of support for the American Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil Days spring fundraising event – a time when millions of daffodil blooms are prepared, packaged and delivered by FedEx Express and FedEx Ground team members to donors in dozens of cities across 10 states nationwide.

When is a Table Not Just a Table?

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If it happens to be the one Vincent Van Gogh dined on every day in backroom of Auberge Ravoux where he lived in the attic during the last months of his life. Tucked away in a village now a suburb of Paris, the museum dedicated to his memory has become a touchstone for over a century of fans who make their way to Auvers sur Oise. It is a precious historic item for the French, whose self image is steeped in the brilliance of contributions of artists.

Memories of Patriotic Service and Special Deliveries

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As the United States is preparing to celebrate its 233rd birthday, I'm reminded of all the great reasons that make this country great.  Baseball, Apple Pie and Cracker Jacks come to mind, but also all the men and women who have served and are serving our country at the local, state and national level. I'm also reminded of a great event that took place a little less than a year ago in Austin, Texas. The Texas Military Forces Museum needed a special delivery of some historical World War II artifacts.

Happy New Year Boston!

A heavy snowstorm and bitter cold did not deter thousands of revelers from celebrating the New Year at First Night Boston, a city-wide celebration of community, diversity and the arts in downtown Boston. The celebration is the oldest First Night program in the country and a beloved Boston tradition. It featured over 1,000 artists, 200 exhibitions, the FedEx Family Festival, a Mardi Gras style Grand Procession and fireworks on Boston Common.

Magic Johnson & FedEx: Two Giants Score Big for Kids

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Many of you may recall that Earvin "Magic" Johnson was a member of the original U.S. "Dream Team" at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona where he helped bring home the gold in men's basketball. In early December, FedEx teamed up with this legendary NBA champion to make dreams come true for underprivileged kids in Los Angeles and Harlem.