Since the beginning of humanity, a sense of community is what holds us all together and keeps our world and economy functioning.
Today is #FarmRescuerDay, a day focusing around a wonderful non-profit organization that began in 2005.
Farm Rescue (https://farmrescue.org/) helps American farmers in need- whether it’s due to sickness, injury, financial crisis, or natural disaster. Its volunteers provide manpower either out in the field by planting and harvesting, in the barn by feeding livestock, or by lending the necessary equipment or money.
How can you help support our nation’s farmers today?
Today is St. Patrick’s Day, but what are we going to do to celebrate since most festivals and parades are canceled due to coronavirus concerns? Sure, you can still wear green all day (with a beautiful green engraved pocket knife) and drink a pint of Guinness, but it’s not the same as going to a fun boisterous parade.
Don’t worry, there’s still a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, if you’re willing to go search for it. We sure found one! After ogling over these beautiful rainbow engraved pocket knives, we finally found our way to the end of the rainbow, where there’s a gold engraved pocket knife.
Take your pick- one for you and one for your best customers!
Don’t forget to add a beautiful green one to your list as well!
America’s farmers are some of the unsung heroes of our country- providing us with such a bountiful variety of fruits, vegetables, meats, & grains. We’re quite lucky how self-sustainable our country is. This week is the time to celebrate and support our current and future generations of farmers- it is Future Farmers of America Week!
What do our farmers rely on the most during their day-to-day tasks? They want to grab their best pocket knife out of their back pocket. These are by far the best ones out there to celebrate #FFAWeek:
SODBUSTER STYLE: EDC (everyday carry) knives that any farmer can carry in their back pocket and grab whenever needed
STOCKMAN STYLE: You don’t need to carry multiple knives, as this style has 3 blades in one. Multiple uses for farmers & ranchers who have livestock
January has passed, and most people’s New Year’s resolutions have come to a halt. Now that we’re in February, how can we get back on the healthy bandwagon? This month is American Heart Month, a month that aims to bring awareness to our heart health and the prevention of heart disease. How can we do this?
Track your heart health stats (talk to your doctor about your blood pressure, weight, and cholesterol goals)
Eat healthier (increase intake of fruits, veggies, whole grains, while reducing sodium, saturated fat & sugar intake)
Be physically active (the NIH recommends 30 minutes, 5 days a week)
The easiest way to hold yourself accountable for any of the above is to form a support group. Who else in your office would love to improve their heart health? Get the group motivated by handing out matching red logo knives to your team at work. Go on daily walks together after lunch; share yummy healthy recipes at your company potluck; have a competition to see who can reach their heart health goals first. Remember, #OurHearts are healthier together!
It’s Christmas morning: You’re all cozy on the sofa.. in your pj’s with your hot cup of coffee.. watching your family open their gifts.. the smell of a breakfast casserole is wafting in from the kitchen.. What better way to spend a morning? Until, wait.. someone can’t quite open that box that Santa taped shut way too well. Any smart person would go straight for their best pocket knife to help open that stubborn box. To be honest, that pocket knife should always be by your side in times like this, no matter the time of year.
Today the National Guard is preparing to blow out 383 candles on its birthday cake. In 1636, the Massachusetts militia was officially organized to help defend the colony. The National Guard is our states’ main support during any sort of crisis. They provide rapid incident response within 6-12 hours. Their skills span a broad range- from combating drug trafficking, to medical triage, search & rescue, all the way to youth mentoring.
Your customers and employees will love celebrating this big birthday with any of these high-quality engraved camouflage knives.
Today is National Color the World Orange Day, which to many people sounds like just a day to celebrate this beautiful color. It is, in fact, a day to bring awareness to CRPS/RSD. What do all these letters stand for? According to https://www. colortheworldorange.com:
“Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is a chronic pain condition characterized by continuous, intense, often burning, pain that is out of proportion to the severity of the original injury. Symptoms can include changes in the skin color and temperature of the affected body part, as well as skin sensitivity, sweating and swelling.”
Many of us, yours truly included, have probably not heard of this painful ailment, but hopefully through word of mouth more awareness can be drawn to it in order to help those affected.
How can your company raise awareness for CRPS/RSD?
Wear orange ribbons
Plan a company event where part of the proceeds go to a CRPS/RSD nonprofit
Change your company website color to orange
Post an image to your social media account with the hashtag #CRPSORANGEDAY
Take advantage of multiple imprint locations. Put your company logo on the handle, and a saying on the blade, like “Merry Christmas 2019”.
Packaging is important, because it is the first impression. Case knives have optional wooden boxes and metal cans, for that perfect presentation. See the genuine Case packaging.
“Personalization”. Many pocket knives can be engraved with the recipient’s first and last name. This adds more meaning to your special gift. Plus, if someone loses their gift knife, it will probably be returned to them.
This week is National Forest Products Week, a week where we embrace the beauty and strength of our nation’s forests. According to the U.S. Forest Service there are many ways in which supporting our forests helps the whole nation:
Supporting sustainable forest management helps reduce damage from insects, disease, invasive species & uncharacteristic wildfires
Using leftover wood materials expands the wood products markets, creating an alternative to burning or sending remnants to land fills
Places rural America at the forefront
Creates American jobs at every stage of the supply chain
You can help support our nation’s forests by rewarding your customers with wood handle pocketknives this fall. Whether you prefer Case, Buck, or Kutmaster, there are countless styles of wood handle pocketknives and accessories to choose from.
There doesn’t need to be a national holiday to remind us all that buying engraved pocket knivesmade in the USA is one of the best ways to support our country. There are so many benefits, including but not limited to:
Up-close quality control
Less transportation & fuel costs
Increased jobs for Americans
So today, on National Manufacturing Day, don’t forget to support our local companies and workers and buy products made in the USA.