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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.

Minotts Flowers
(207) 772-4638
25 Temple St
Portland, ME
 
Country Noel Christmas Etc
(207) 773-7217
57 Exchange St
Portland, ME
 
Dons Sports Card Center
(207) 772-0625
578 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME
 
Agatha & Louise
(207) 879-7297
399 Fore St
Portland, ME
 
Antoines Tailor Shop
(207) 774-8408
435 Congress St
Portland, ME
 
Portland Public Market
(207) 228-2000
25 Preble St Unit 200
Portland, ME
 
Passion Bath
(207) 828-5351
372 Fore St
Portland, ME
 
Dollar Store Market Place
(207) 771-0301
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
 
Nomia
(207) 773-4774
24 Exchange St # 215
Portland, ME
 
Paradies Shops
(207) 772-1823
1001 Westbrook 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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