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Petty receives coveted industry designation

Petty receives the AIFD designation

Special to Atmore News

Joyce Petty AIFD, CFD of Atmore was awarded the floral industry’s coveted Accredited in Floral Design (AIFD) designation and was inducted into the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD®). The ceremony took place Tuesday, July 9, at AIFD’s internationally acclaimed 2019 Symposium “Awaken” held July 6-11 in Las Vegas.
A non-profit education association dedicated to the advancement of professional floral design through education and leadership, AIFD Accredited membership is regarded as a high honor in the floral industry. Members are distinguished by the use of the “AIFD” mark as an addendum to their name. They are further considered to be a Certified Floral Designer (CFD®).
With over 1,500 members worldwide, AIFD recognizes those who have excelled in their floral design skills. Candidates become accredited by successfully demonstrating their advance abilities before an international panel of evaluators.