In appreciation of the those facing the front lines to keep us safe, Integral Communities partnered with Oceanside flower grower Mellano & Company to deliver 1,500 bouquets to more than a dozen essential service providers, local businesses and community groups including Oceanside Police and Fire departments, Scripps Encinitas, Palomar Health Hospital and the USO at Camp Pendleton. The cheerful gifts were a way to thank first responders and essential businesses, brighten the days of those keeping our communities going, and support the farming community who has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
“The flowers were a way for us to show our gratitude; gratitude for a third-generation farm andgratitude to our health professionals, public safety officers, and local businesses,” remarked Lance Waite, Principal of Integral Communities. “Our community gives us reason to have hopeevery day,and it was important to us to let them know we are thankful and recognize theirefforts that keep us safe, fed and better positioned for the future.”
Utilizing social distancing and sanitation best practices, the Integral Communities teamdistributed flowers to: