Dec. 13 Honors

McAlister

Aileen McAlister, a Texas master florist and owner of Butterfly Floral in Portales, was pinned New Mexico master advanced florist at the New Mexico State Florist Association Convention in Albuquerque on Sept. 9.

Aileen is one of six New Mexico floral designers chosen to go to Pasadena, Calif., to work on the New Mexico float for the Rose Bowl Parade on New Year’s day.