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Retirement Party Gifts Des Moines IA

Local resource for retirement party gifts in Des Moines, IA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to retirement party supplies, retirement party décor, retirement party planning, as well as information on retirement gifts, and content on retirement.

Tandem Brick Gallery
(515) 282-1031
2722 Ingersoll Av
Des Moines, IA
Designing Women Inc
(515) 222-0510
801 73rd St
Des Moines, IA
Darn Good Soap & Candle Co
(515) 255-8574
1445 Forestdale Dr
Des Moines, IA
Crystal Gallery
(515) 282-5555
2710 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA
Maxines Limited Gift Gallery
(515) 255-3197
7144 University Ave
Windsor Heights, IA
Heartland Floral Co
(515) 255-4802
7220 University Ave
Windsor Heights, IA
Irenes Flowers & Exotic Plants
(515) 274-3859
1151 25th St
Des Moines, IA
Thanh Thuy Fashion & Jewlery
(515) 247-9212
1557 6th Ave
Des Moines, IA
Des Moines Rental & Sales
(515) 277-4401
4711 University Ave
Des Moines, IA
Kim Tin
(515) 243-5950
1544 2nd Ave
Des Moines, IA

General Retirement Party Tips


Retirement can be a bitter-sweet experience for many, as one faces the prospect of leaving behind career for the unknown.  Alleviate the retiree anxiety with a party to highlight his or her achievements. 

Invite friends and coworkers, as well as family.  Let each member leave a video message or make a toast to the retiree.  Jokes and gag gifts may often lighten the mood, so a roast can often be more appropriate than a formal event.  Don't limit the speeches to jokes; however, as heartfelt expressions of appreciation are most memorable.

Keep in mind the retiree's preferences and personality when planning party activities.  Shy guests of honor may prefer a dinner party, while others enjoy the spotlight.  

Display examples of the person's accomplishments as decorations, such as photos, trophies, certificates, etc.  Consider putting together a phot slideshow or video message from coworkers or friends.  Purchase a guest book for guests to write down notes and good luck wishes.





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