The Charles Schwab Conversation With Champions

Gail and her kids, Abby and John, with the rest of our table

Gail next to her children: Abby & John with other guests at the Charles Schwab sponsored LPGA event

The LPGA has been a part of Rochester summers for as long as most residents can remember. Whether it’s watching practice rounds, tournament play, or attending events surrounding the tournament, our community has had the chance to get up close and personal with some of the biggest names in women’s golf. One of these events is the Conversation with Champions. (more…)

New Friends in an Old Favorite: ATS in NYC

left: Heidi and Mary holding our First Ladies; right: Roberta and Mrs. Ballington Booth

Just a month after returning from the Gift Show in Atlanta, ARC was on the move again. This time we were headed back to one of our favorite places, New York City, for AccessoriesTheShow. We’ve been to the shows in NYC plenty of times, so you might think it starts to take on  a “been there, done that” kind of feeling. Actually, it’s the exact opposite. New York is always a surprise and it’s almost impossible to predict who you might connect with. AccessoriesTheShow is a melting pot of buyers and is constantly providing new (and old) opportunities. Whether it’s running into a long-standing client making reorders, meeting the veterans or meeting the newbies for the first time, you never know what an NYC show might bring.  (more…)

Shawls for Shelter


Recently thirteen-year-old Abby Riggs decided she wanted to get involved in The Abigail Riggs Collection to help with the company’s mission to make a difference in peoples’ lives. (more…)

Christmas in July: The Atlanta Gift Show

With the Earhart Tote in our booth at the Gift Show

With the Earhart Tote in our booth at the Gift Show

What do three buildings, 55 floors, hundreds of booths and countless products of every possible kind (including an entire floor dedicated to Christmas decorations) add up to? Some may say it’s the greatest shopping mall on Earth. Others may say a labyrinth that only Pan himself could guide you through, but to most it’s simply the AmericasMart Atlanta Gift Show. (more…)

Step by Step Breakfast Event 6/19/14

step-by-stepOn Thursday morning, while most people were still sleeping or relaxing with their morning coffee, the ARC team was starting our day bright and early at the Volunteers of America’s Celebration of Women. The breakfast event was held to benefit the Step by Step program and to celebrate the courage and strength of the women it serves. (more…)