Business encourages flower give-away

Freedom New Mexico

Hestands Floral, at 813 W. Second St., is planning to give away 1,200 flowers in 100 bunches of a dozen in exchange for canned food starting at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 9, according to a news release from FTD flower company.

As part of FTD Good Neighbor Day, anyone who brings three cans of food for the Community Services Center food pantry will receive a dozen flowers, while supplies last.

Flower recipients are asked to keep one flower and give the others to 11 different people to spread goodwill and friendship, according to the release.