Halloween Customer Appreciation
And Simple Steps For An Extra Safe Halloween
One of the original traditions of Halloween is to get dressed up in costumes, and it endures to this day. The origin of wearing costumes was to ward off evil spirits, which is why many of the costumes were on the spooky side. Today, we spend countless hours searching the internet for the perfect idea to get dressed up as someone or something, and there are no limits to our creativity and imagination.
APPRECIATING OUR CUSTOMERS
At A&I Reprographics, we have a few traditions we enjoy doing year after year, and dressing up for our Halloween Customer Appreciation is one of them. It’s fun to dress up for Halloween. More so, it gives the A&I Team a chance to get out and see our customers in person, bring them a treat and say hello.
Whether you celebrate All Hallows Eve or not, most people enjoy all the Spooktacular decorations and costumes, everything from scary, cute to downright terrifying. Our sales department ponders what to wear, what to bring, and which client to visit every year. Although we would like to, we cannot see every customer!
As early as September, the A&I Sales Team tries to figure out which three characters and customs would be best suited to be welcoming and fun. Over the years, our team members have been superheroes, three blind mice, Alice in Wonderland, Disney Villainesses, witches, vampires, and anything with a clan of three. We have yet to be the three musketeers who always seem to mind when talking in “threes.” This year we are thinking Hocus Pocus or the Witches of Eastwick. What do you think?
Whatever we end up deciding, we will set off in the morning with something creative to leave behind and buckets of candy to give out. The amount of creativity we’ve seen from some customers over the years has left us in awe! The Halloween decor and costumes of whole departments and companies amazed us.
8 TIPS FOR A SAFE HALLOWEEN
Children love the mystery and mystic of Halloween, but many communities canceled their celebrations in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year, many have vowed to make up for the lost time. Since Halloween falls on the weekend, throwing a party, taking the kids out trick or treating, and celebrating the festivities of this holiday will be in full swing.
We have listed a few simple suggestions to make your Halloween as memorable, fun, and safe as possible.
#1 Visit “Trunk or Treat” Events. Many organizations in your city host these fun ways to avoid going door to door, and it’s a great way to keep safe.
#2 Check out your local mall. Stores have Halloween events, give out candy to children in costume, and you will avoid all the traffic and other outdoor hazards while ensuring the weather won’t rain on all your fun.
#3 Road safety. Drive carefully, slow down and be cautious. Turn on your headlights at dusk to ensure the trick or treaters can see you as well.
#4 Supervise children at all times. Travel in groups, never alone. With older kids, set a curfew to be back at a reasonable hour. Remember, Halloween is on a Sunday this year, and some people must work the next day, so start early and stop ringing doorbells at 9:00 pm.
#5 Carry a flashlight and stick to sidewalks and driveways, be careful of decorations that might be a trip hazard.
#6 Children should not eat candy until you inspect it. Don’t eat homemade treats unless you know the person personally. Watch for partially wrapped treats or anything that isn’t commercially wrapped.
#7 Stay home and have a party! A&I can print all kinds of fun decorations like our Halloween life-sized standees and faceless scenes. Add some games, food, and you will be the hit of the block!
#8 Talk to your kids about safety. Never enter a home, get into someone’s car, or cross the street without looking. Go where you are familiar and come home early.
A&I wishes you and your family the best Halloween celebration. So have fun, and stay safe. If you happen to be planning an epic party, we still have some awesome Halloween cutouts your guests will die for!