Located across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, the remains of the most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico are preserved at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. The Cahokia Mounds Interpretive Center houses exhibit galleries, a theater and museum shop. On the grounds you’ll find trails, guided tours, self-guided tours, and the 100 ft high Monks Mound - the largest earthwork in North America. Special events include lectures, storytelling, yoga and a native American market.Learn more at www.CahokiaMounds.org.
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Carab Enterprises. Combining his first and last names to brandthe companyhe founded in 1989, Carroll Abrams had morethan 50 yearsexperience in the advertising specialty business.Joining forceswith Carroll in 2002, Aaron Watkinsbrings morethan 40 yearsof marketing expertise to the table. Working together fornearly ten years, they built Carab Enterprises into the industryleader that it is today. Carroll passed away in 2011 and Aaroncontinues to expand and lead the company into the future.
Aaron Watkins' first marketing coup was obtaining an endorsementfrom New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller at his lemonade standand backyard carnival at the tender age of 9. In 1976, he foundedThe Watkins Button Company, whichsupplied buttons to high school drama clubs across the country.After successful careers as an actor in New York and a clown withThe Big Apple and Ringling Bros. Circuses, Aaron incorporated hisnatural talents for promotion to form Chameleon Marketing &Business Services. Chameleon MBS provided a wide range ofmarketing and public relations services to arts and cultural organizations. He was educated atOhio University, earning a BFA in Theatre, holds a certificate in Arts Management from theNew York Cultural Council Foundation and is a graduate of RBBB Clown College.He is a proudrecipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Award.
Carroll Abrams was an entrepreneur before the wordwas ever coined. Growing up in Bridgeport, CT,he soldmagazine subscriptions and delivered more than 100newspapers a day. He also mowed lawns and cleanedhouses, developing his business acumen and customerservice skills with each endeavor. After serving in theUS Navy, he opened an advertising specialty business.In addition to this highly successful venture, Carrollopened a sailboat business and an innovative restaurant called The Calorie Counter. He foundedCarab Enterprises as a small retirement business in 1989, but it rapidly grew into the premierepin supplier to many schools andveterans organizations. Needing more time for sports, painting,writing and rabble-rousing, Carroll brought partner Aaron Watkins into the business in 2002and enjoyed a fulfilling retirement.
COMPANY PHILOSOPHY We live and work by The Golden Rule. We make a fair profit in order to support our families - we do not believe in corporate greed. We treat our customers, employees and contractors fairly and with respect, and work only with suppliers who do the same. Founder Carroll Abrams and President Aaron Watkins have both personally visited our off-shore factories on separate occasions and witnessed working conditions that met and exceeded our expectations. Our suppliers meet strict international health and safety codes. We do not use factories that use child labor. Our BB Puzzles are entirely manufactured in the USA.
We respect the environment and believe we are the stewards of the earth for future generations. We do our best to manage our environmental footprint to minimize the adverse impact on our world and encourage you to do the same. REDUCE • REUSE • RECYCLE are tenants we live and work by - from not printing unnecessary documents to printing in-house documents on the backs of old files to recycling boxes and packing materials. These policies are environmentally prudent, as well as economically sound.
We abide by all applicable environmental regulations. All products we distribute have been verified by an independent laboratory to pass the stringent requirements of Consumer Products Health & Safety bill US CPISA HR 4040.
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We believe in giving back to our community - which includes our local community, as well as the extended community of our customer base. A portion of many sales is donated back to not-for-profits related to the interests of our customers. We also donate time, merchandise and money to causes that we and our customers believe in - from schools to veterans groups to churches to cultural organizations and more. While many of our donations are pre-determined, please send us an email if you would like to apply for a merchandise donation.