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Celebrating International Women’s Day

By Freytag's Florist on March 6, 2018 in Austin, Gifts, holidays, International Woman's Day.

#PressforProgress Every year, we love to help and guide our customers to honor a significant woman in their life, whether it be by gathering the best gifts and flowers to send, or providing informative ways to celebrate. This year, our goal is to celebrate our women in Austin, TX by giving away free purple rose bouquets when visiting us at our shop! Read More about Celebrating International Women’s Day

What is International Women’s Day?

By Freytag's Florist on February 29, 2016 in Austin, Fun Facts, holidays, International Woman's Day, Uncategorized. 0 Comments

What is International Women's Day, you ask? Well, it was originally called International Working Women's Day, and is celebrated on March 8 every year. In various parts of the world the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation, and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political, and social achievements.  What started as a Socialist political event has blended into the culture of many countries. The earliest Women’s Day observance was held on February 28, 1909, in New York; it was organized by the Socialist Party of America in remembrance of the 1908 strike of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.  There was no specific strike happening on March 8, despite later claims. Read More about What is International Women’s Day?