2013 Chamber of Commerce Woman Business Leader of the Year

Each year the Eugene Chamber of Commerce honors women business leaders in the Eugene area who are business owners or primary managers who have demonstrated a commitment to our community as well as their success in the business world. One woman is named as the Business Woman of the Year. Our owner, Shirley Lyons, was honored in 2011 with the title for her long-standing dedication the the Eugene community and her career achievements in the floral industry.  The 2013 winner of the title is Sharon Rudnick- Shareholder, Owner and Attorney for Harrang Long Gary Rudnick. Congratulations Sharon!

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Dandelions was asked to create the centerpieces and award bouquets for the Award Luncheon this year and we delighted in designing seasonal but modern arrangements for the event. We chose bright pops of yellow and green that were accented with copper flat wire, magnolia leaves and natural bark elements.

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Florist Shirley Lyons is Woman Business Leader of the Year

Here at Dandelions we are so proud that owner, Shirley Lyons, was just named the Woman Business Leader of the Year for 2011 by the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce.  At a luncheon on Wednesday, attended by well over 200 people, Shirley and the other 2 finalists for the award were honored for their service to the community. Read the full Register Guard article here.

Shirley’s long-term commitment to both her industry and her community are inspiring to all who know her. She started Dandelions from a small booth at the then-just-emerging Saturday Market in 1974 and has built it into one of the top 10% florists in the United States. Thank you, Eugene Chamber of Commerce, for recognizing the hard work and dedication Shirley has shown.

Eugene Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony

Recently, the Dandelions team created elegant podium and centerpieces to be used at the Awards Ceremony for the Eugene Chamber of Commerce.