Saved from the scrap yard the Grapevine Flower Mart Florist sign had been waiting restoration for many years. After watching the NBC Today Show featuring YESCO members of the Grapevine,Texas Convention and Visitors Bureau contacted Sam Powell, general manager of YESCO Dallas and his talented team to restore the old sign to its original glory.
Neon lighting may have been invented in France and popularised in Jazz-era America – but it reached its peak in brash, booming post-war Las Vegas. Now the challenge is to save Vegas neon’s colourful history.
The inaugural American Red Cross Giving Day was held on June 2, 2015. The event was designed to celebrate all the good that the organization and its volunteers do every day. A total of $2.45 million was raised during the 24-hour period.
The fund raiser rallied the public to support the American Red Cross mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
“We cannot thank YESCO enough for their most generous support of the American Red Cross. Our Giving Day was a huge success exceeding our expectations nationally and locally. The YESCO billboard campaign undoubtedly contributed to that and many supporters commented that they saw the ads,” said Heidi Ruster, American Red Cross Utah Region CEO. YESCO has been and continues to be a wonderful partner statewide and we are profoundly grateful for their support!”