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Retirement Party Gifts Portland ME

Local resource for retirement party gifts in Portland, ME. 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.

Condom Sense Inc
(207) 871-0356
424 Fore St
Portland, ME
 
Maine Potters Market
(207) 774-1633
376 Fore St
Portland, ME
 
Oyster
(207) 253-8008
2 Free St
Portland, ME
 
Passion Bath
(207) 828-5351
372 Fore St
Portland, ME
 
Mind Gift Shop
(207) 253-5050
37 Wharf St
Portland, ME
 
Agatha & Louise
(207) 879-7297
399 Fore St
Portland, ME
 
Asian Trading Co
(207) 772-8688
945 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Treehouse Toys Ltd
(207) 775-6133
47 Exchange St
Portland, ME
 
Custom Creations-beth & Kate
(207) 771-5437
66 Birchwood Dr
Portland, ME
 
Antoines Tailor Shop
(207) 774-8408
435 Congress St
Portland, ME
 

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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