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03/19/2013 - GraduationParty.com Releases Results of Graduation Party Survey

"Eden Prairie, MN – GraduationParty.com, (www.GraduationParty.com) the leader in online advice for parents planning a graduation party with over 600,000 visitors per year, conducted a survey of recent graduation party planners across the United States..." 

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04/13/2011 - GraduationParty.com Releases Results of 2010 Graduation Party Survey

"Eden Prairie, MN – GraduationParty.com, (www.GraduationParty.com) the leader in online advice for parents planning a graduation party with over 600,000 visitors per year, conducted a survey of recent graduation party planners across the United States..." 

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05/26/2008 - Graduation party planning 101 (by KEVIN ABOUREZK, Lincoln Journal Star, Lincoln, NE)

"It’s hard to fault Amber Whitehall for making a typo on her sisters’ graduation party invitations. As the guardian of her three younger sisters, the 27-year-old is tackling the monumental task of planning a graduation party for three people..." 

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05/25/2008 - Dollars+Sense: Graduation parties: pomp without extravagance (by John Ewoldt, Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN)

"Several months ago, Pam Howard of Excelsior was considering hiring an event planner for her daughter's high school graduation. For about $500, she could have handed over the hassle of selecting and sending the invitations, buying the food, renting the tent..." 

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06/24/2007 - Pomp and extravagance: Parents split on party costs (by David Peterson, Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN)

"With graduation season underway, some families are taking an over-the-top approach.  Others are urging more modest gatherings." 

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06/14/2007 -  Your graduation party can be simply sweet if you follow this advice   (by Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA)

"There are plenty of momentous occasions in your child's journey from birth to adulthood: the first day of kindergarten, a first communion or bar mitzvah, getting her driver's license, a first date.  But for many parents, one of the biggest causes for celebration is their son's or daughter's high school graduation." 

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06/14/2007 -  To serve or not to serve   (by Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, PA)

"Alcohol is given at many neighborhood and family parties, be it a keg or an icy pitcher of sangria. But should it be on the menu of your teen's graduation party?" 

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05/21/2007 -  How to get an 'A' in grad party   (by Gina Duwe, Gazette Staff, Janesville Gazette, MI)

"The grades are in, the tassel switched sides and the diploma is in hand.  Let the parties begin.  After hundreds of area high school graduates make "the walk" next month, graduates, parents, teachers and coaches will begin the juggle of attending dozens of parties throughout the summer." 

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May 2007 -  Congratulations, Graduate!  Take the hassle out of graduation party planning   (by Caitlin Sampsel, Columbus Parent Magazine, OH)

"The chaos of running from store to store collecting graduation party supplies can be overwhelming to a busy parent.  These services take the hassle out of party hosting and bring the party to you." 

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May 2007 -  The Grad Pros Know  (Eden Prairie Magazine, Eden Prairie, MN)

"Just as parents of high school seniors all over town finalize graduation party plans, two dynamic Eden Prairie graduation experts just published Graduation Parties! Everything You Need to Know From Start to Finish." 

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4/23/2007 -  Graduation 2007: Parties that take the cake  (by Kim Ode, Star Tribune, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN)

"When planning a graduation party, do not decide to build a deck.  Even with a year's head start.  Why not?  Ask your physics student, who will tell you how a renovation project in motion will reduce its speed in direct proportion to the approaching deadline -- or something like that." 

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4/15/2007 -  A+ graduation parties  (by Tahree Lane, Toledo Blade, Toledo, OH)

"By mid-April, the graduation clock is ticking down the minutes.  Soon-to-be graduates hear it loud and clear (a condition known in high school as senioritis).  So do their parents, especially those planning a celebration to honor their youngster." 

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4/15/2007 - Variety, simplicity are keys to graduation party menu  (by Kathie Smith, Toledo Blade, Toledo, OH)

"When it comes to the menu for a graduation party, choose the graduate's favorite foods.  It can range from deli trays with salads to a cook-out in the backyard.  It can be as simple as graduation cake and punch or a pizza party." 

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