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    Fresh Face: Best Celebrations and More

    Meylin Best is reminding us to continue to celebrate–not despite these challenging times, but because of them. The prospect of opening a business in Downtown Lancaster mid-pandemic would send many people running for the hills. But for Meylin, the services she provides at Best Celebrations and More are essential; with these ever-rising levels of stress, who wouldn’t benefit from a pause to celebrate? Who doesn’t feel like a little kid again in the presence of dozens of vivid, shimmering balloons?


    “It just brings a smile to someone’s face when you show up with balloons in your hands,” says Meylin, who has spent years in national training programs for balloon sculpture and decor. This is not to mention her 10 years in customer service roles, as well as an education in event management.


    When Meylin realized she could combine her love for serving others and her creativity to offer professional balloon design services, she dove head first into the world of entrepreneurship, opening up Best Celebrations and More on South Duke Street to serve Lancaster County. Well aware of the restrictions that would be placed on her brand new business, she developed a clever pivot: with just one phone call, her customers could place a contactless delivery order for balloon arches, columns, and bouquets. She’d even help orchestrate surprises!


    Meylin believes balloons are more than just decoration; they’re a gesture of appreciation for our loved ones. When times are tough, these expressions and celebrations of each other become even more important. And as our choices become more limited, Best Celebration and More offers imaginative and convenient solutions to help us do so… whether we need to brighten a hospital room, party venue, or home, Meylin is taking great precautions to safely deliver balloon decor to customers, contact free.


    For Meylin, a celebration couldn’t possibly be “Best” without her two children, Jadaya and Jashton, who have been instrumental in her success. As a whole, the family is most looking forward to Valentine’s Day this year–and are encouraging potential customers to plan ahead for their sweethearts by visiting or calling, 717.333.5563. You can also browse a gallery of their creations on instagram (@bestcelebrationsnmore).