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Rhode Island Department of Health Challenge Coin

Monday, February 24th, 2014
Rhode Island Department of Health Challenge Coin Rhode Island Department of Health … As the state agency, the Rhode Island Department of Health remains the first line of defense, fighting for the safety, health and wellness for the people of Rhode Island. Trade Mission to Israel … During November 2013, Dr. Michael Fine, Director of the RIDH, asked the Rhode Island Economic [...]

PepsiCo Supports Women in Business

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
Carol Dougal, Candance Waterman & Hedy Ratner at WBDC w/ artwork by Ahlers Designs PepsiCo’s Support for Women’s Business Organization Has Real Life Impact- article written by 2/3/14 The Artist Gail Ahlers believes passionately in what she calls “the sisterhood of prosperity.” It’s a philosophy the artist and businesswoman from Pawtucket, Rhode Island says allowed her to rethink her approach to business, and to develop and implement a [...]

Ahlers Designs featured in Providence Business News

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
Gail speaking with client Ama Amponsah at Ahlers Designs studio. “A designing woman hammers her own path,” is the title for this article which the local Pawtucket blog All Pawtucket All the Time has re-posted because  of its local popularity. Providence Business News  

Homecoming for Miss USA, Awarded the Key to the City.

Friday, July 6th, 2012
July 6th 2012, and it is a steamy hot day in Rhode Island. But that did not wilt any of the enthusiasm for the City of Cranston. Today they honor and welcome home the newly crowned Miss USA 2012 – Olivia Culpo.   To celebrate this auspicious occasion, Ahlers Designs crafted a Custom Pewter Ceremonial [...]

Cherry Blossom Custom Gift

Monday, April 4th, 2011
Cherry Blossom Custom Gift The celebration of the blossoming cherry blossom trees is a tradition started in Japan that has carried over to the U.S. as a celebration marking the beginning of spring. Historically, the first cherry blossom trees were brought over as a peace offering to the United States from Japan in 1912. While the timing of the [...]

Ahlers Designs featured as WBE of the month

Monday, December 6th, 2010
Ahlers Designs featured as WBE of the month About Ahlers Designs Ahlers Designs provides corporations and individuals with innovative gift solutions, offering high quality executive gifts and awards. Our pieces are designed by Gail Ahlers, a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, and are hand crafted in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. We work with you to create one-of-a-kind gifts or items in [...]

Factory work crucial to her success

Monday, July 19th, 2010
Factory work crucial to her success Following is an excerpt from the article: Factory work crucial to her success The variety allows her customers to find a gift that has a personal, individualized touch. But now, Gail Ahlers intends to go further. She is adding a new focus to her business by concentrating on custom-made, corporate gifts and awards, such as [...]

Awards in Bloom

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
Article by The Pawtucket Times Photos by Butch Adams On April 8 at Ahlers Designs, located at Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket, artist Gail Ahlers, Left and Pawtucket Foundation Program Associate Aaron Hertzberg display the 2010 Pawtucket Foundation Awards: The Heritage Award for Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket CEO Jim Hoyt; the Special Distinction [...]

Listening tour’ helps officials take the pulse of Pawtucket’s business community

Friday, May 1st, 2009
Listening tour’ helps officials take the pulse of Pawtucket’s business community Article By DONNA KENNY KIRWAN, Photo by Butch Adams, from the Pawtucket Times Saturday, 16 May 2009 PAWTUCKET — There’s a lot to be said for getting out of the office and talking to those in the trenches. That’s just what some of the state’s business leaders did on Friday morning in Pawtucket. In what [...]

When a ‘Win-Back’ Offer Is an Insult

Thursday, March 12th, 2009
Article describes how Gail Ahlers entered a CTAM-sponsored contest for women business owners, from Cox Business Services and won. Click here to read the article.