That's why it was an easy decision for Moeder
to open his
own floral shop after 11 years in the education field.
Big Creek Floral & Gifts opened July 1, and Moeder
is in full swing of planning for his
grand opening, scheduled for Aug. 21 to 23.
"I knew there was a need here, and I had a lot of local people ask if I would consider opening a (floral) store," said Moeder, who has served the past eight years as principal of St. Mary Grade School in Ellis.
is no stranger to the floral business.
"I love the fresh flower part of it," said Moeder
, who said trying to make an arrangement just right and personal is what makes him tick.
hopes to serve his
customers for any special occasion, including birthdays, weddings and anniversaries, births and funerals, and any holiday from Valentine's Day to Christmas, and everything in between.