Blumz Designer Wins Michigan Floral Association Florist of the Year

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(Blumz Press Release, March 14, 2016)

Ferndale, MI – Robbin Yelverton, AAF, AIFD, CF, PFCI, Blumz…by JR Designs, Detroit/Ferndale, Michigan, has been named the Certified Florist Member of the Year. He was honored at the MFA Great Lakes Floral Expo in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Yelverton is recognized as an education leader, plant and flower care expert, and a premier commentator. He is a hands on florist noted for his design technique and trend setting arrangements. Additionally, he advertises through social media and appearances at community events promoting his knowledge and love of flowers.

Each year the MFA Awards and Nominations Committee is responsible for soliciting and NewWay_Jazz_Tuesdaysreviewing award nominations. The committee sends all qualified nominations to a panel of independent judges who complete an evaluation form for each nominee. The committee totals the points received for each candidate nominated in a specific category and averages. The candidate receiving the highest average score in each category is chosen to receive the award

The Michigan Floral Association is a full-service trade organization representing more than 500 florists, growers, and wholesalers statewide. Located in Haslett, MI, MFA offers group savings on insurance, financial services, retail bank card processing and supplies, office supplies, and fleet fueling; is the sponsor of the Certified Florist (CF) program; creates and hosts a statewide annual conference and trade show; conducts educational seminars throughout the year at the association headquarters; publishes the Professional Florist magazine; hosts the MFA web site, and interacts with state/federal government agencies. For more information on MFA, visit their web site at

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