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Raleigh, NC, United States, 2007/02/12 - Montgomery’s Florist has announced that its owner, Karen Ross, has been featured in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2007 Book of Lists as a Women in Business Award Winner.
Ross was one of 26 women in the Triangle who received the award. Montgomery's Florist is a family owned and operated business that has served the Triangle since 1922.
“I am proud to be listed among the Women in Business Award Winners in the Triangle Business Journal’s 2007 Book of Lists,” said Ross. “To be included with so many other notable women involved in business and civic activities to improve our community was indeed an honor.”
About Karen Ross
Karen Ross, a Rocky Mount native, is active in a number of civic and charitable organizations. Formerly President of the League of Women Voters and Vice President of the Junior League of Raleigh, she currently serves on the Inaugural Ball Committee that honors the newly elected Governor. Karen volunteers with the Boys and Girls Club of Raleigh, United Arts Council, and Building Together, and participates in the South Central Wake County Branch of the NAACP and the Lucy Daniels Center for Early Childhood Development. She is an active member on committees for Prevent Blindness, Special Olympics, Theater in the Park, Aldert Root Elementary, March of Dimes, YWCA’s Academy of Women, Visual Arts Exchange, Learning Together, Triangle United Way, Rex Classic, Wake County Fraternal Order of Police, Museum of Natural Science, Raise a Racquet Against Breast Cancer, and Communities in School of Wake County. She was appointed to the Board of Advisors for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and has sponsored the Pinnacle Awards and two Executive Women’s luncheons at the Chamber. Most recently, Ross was named to the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Membership Services/Small Business Department Board. Ross was named one of the 25 most influential Women In Business by the Triangle Business Journal.
About Montgomery’s Florist
Montgomery's Florist, a family owned and operated business, has served the Triangle since 1922. Committed to providing only the finest floral arrangements and gifts, Montgomery’s Florist specializes in fabulous containers with elaborate designs, always offering the latest trends in flowers. The firm offers a variety of services including, fresh and silk flowers, rental flowers for special events, custom bouquets, and more.