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Retirement Party Gifts Urbandale IA

Local resource for retirement party gifts in Urbandale, 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.

Balloon Artistry Bouquets
(515) 255-1250
3803 36th St
Des Moines, IA
Royal Prestige
(515) 270-0777
5500 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA
Fortune Gifts
(515) 254-9242
3850 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Egyptian Treasure
(515) 254-0795
3800 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Scrap This Crop That
(515) 251-4744
3005 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Urban Ice
(515) 278-2000
3800 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Chucks Sports Cards Plus
(515) 277-2000
3834 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA
Davids Briar Shoppe
(515) 278-8701
3800 Merle Hay Rd # 944
Des Moines, IA
Higgins Collector Diecast Toys
(515) 276-3443
3815 Merle Hay Rd
Des Moines, IA
Deck The Walls
(515) 253-0218
3800 Merle Hay Rd
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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