April 6, 2007 Blumz…by JR Designs was featured in the Detroit News for being selected by the Michigan Florist Association as the Retailer of the Year 2007, at their annual Spring Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Owners Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton are pictured in the article standing in their Downtown Detroit location.
June 3, 2007 Blumz… by JR Designs won the Daily Tribune’s Best of the Best 2007 Readers Choice Award for best Florist. Congratulations to owners (and former FANS members) Jerome Raska and Robbin Yelverton.
2006 Blumz… by JR Designs receives beautification award from the city of Ferndale for their location on Eight Mile Road.
2006 Downtown Detroit Afterglow Fundraiser & Dinner Sponsor.
2006 Robbin Yelverton, Designer of the Year, Michigan Floral Association.
2006 Michigan Floral Design Contest – Chuck Bannow â€œBest of Showâ€ Award Robbin Yelverton AIFD, MCF, PFCI â€“ Blumzâ€¦by JR Designs â€“ Detroit/Ferndale, Michigan.
2007 Voted Metro Detroit’s Best Florist in the MetroTimes”Best of 2007″ contest. MetroTimes Readers selected Blumz… by JRDesigns as “Best Florist”.
2006 Blumz given the”Spirit of Detroit” Award by the Detroit City Council.
October, 2007 Jerome Raska AIFD, AAF, MCF, CAFA, PFCI, first runner up in Designer of the Year Contest sponsored by the National Alliance of Floral Associations. It was held in the Lobby of the World Headquarters of Compuware in Downtown, Detroit.
2006 NACE Award for Best Theme DÃ©cor.
2007 NACE Award for Best Table Design.