Team Action’s Heros

Posted in: Charity, Events, Press Room, We Did That! on August 14th, 2014

Action Specialties’ Seasonal Blood Drive

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A beautiful day for a beautiful cause! Action Specialties proudly holds a seasonal blood drive in conjunction with our friends at United Blood Services. One pint of blood can save up to THREE lives! With more than 100 employees here at Action Specialties, that’s a whole lot of life-saving going on! Have you saved a life this year?

Get Your Branding In Shape!

Posted in: Customer Service, Press Room, We Did That! on July 29th, 2014

Fitness Meets Performance at New Iberia’s The Gym

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When you’re working on establishing a new gym, typical screen printed tee shirts just won’t do! Created for the The Gym of New Iberia, these moisture tees combine performance garments and a logo that is sure to be seen! For more info on The Gym of New Iberia, head over to their web site by clicking here.

Thanks to The Gym of New Iberia for letting us help whip your branded apparel program into shape!

Help Dreams Come True

Posted in: Charity, Events, Press Room on May 20th, 2014

Becky Prejean of Dreams Come True Nominated

Dreams Come True TeeOn this Friday, we’re asking all of our  friends to take a second and help support a great member of our community, Mrs. Becky Prejean with Dreams Come True.

The work that this organization does is truly inspiring, granting wishes to children in our community who are ailed with chronic or terminal illness. We have seen first hand the blessings that these folks have sewn into our Acadiana community, and now you can support them with just ONE CLICK!

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Danos Spring Safety ’14

Posted in: Events, Press Room, Promotional Products, We Did That! on May 19th, 2014

Danos Spring Safety Focus 2014

Danos does it again. Action Specialties was proud to be part of the 2014 return of the Danos Safety Focus series. Showcasing the best we have to offer in safety and personal protection, Action Specialties has been a long time partner and participant in the safety efforts of our friends and customers at Danos. Taking place on May 12 in Houma and May 19 in Lafayette, LA, the event offered health and safety tips, wellness checks, Danos Team Meet and Greets, Door prizes and much more. Danos is proud of the corporate culture of safety that they have cultivated over the years, and we are honored to be a part of such a successful effort. Until the fall, congrats to our friends at Danos!

Olé! Maracas in May!

Posted in: Events, Screen Printing, We Did That! on May 10th, 2014

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Here in Southwest Louisiana, the party never ends! The festivities carried on well past Cinco de Mayo as Townsquare media celebrated Maracas in May on the 10th of “Mayo!” Action Specialties was proud to design and produce the inaugural  Maracas in May tee shirts which were a HUGE hit! All of the fun took place at Parc International in Lafayette, LA with live music from Lil Nate & the Zydeco Big Tymers, The Todd O’Neill Band, and Cowboy Mouth. 

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Think COSTA This Mother’s Day

Posted in: Events on May 3rd, 2014

Looking for the perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day? Look no further than Costa del Mar! Action Specialties has a great selection of Ladies’ Costa glasses in stock and ready for you to take home to mom! See the Action Specialties Advantage and “See What’s Out There” with Costa del Mar!

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Festival International 2014

Posted in: Events, Press Room, Screen Printing, We Did That! on April 25th, 2014

Action Specialties and Merchandising Festival International

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When it comes to creating merchandise for the #1 Voted World Music Festival on EARTH, Action Specialties knows that style, comfort, affordability, and usability are some of the most important factors when designing a merchandise branding program. Luckily for the Festival, Action Specialties has experts in the field of wearable branding materials along with an art department that is second to none! Through these skills, Action Specialties was proudly chosen again as the Official Merchandiser of Festival International de Louisiane!

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Cajun Hot Sauce Fest 14

Posted in: Events, Screen Printing, We Did That! on April 12th, 2014

Things Heat Up in New Iberia

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Each year, the SugArena is the site of the Hottest Festival in Iberia Parish, the Cajun Hot Sauce Festival! The weekend, packed with music, food and fun, draws crowds from as far as states away. Additionally, competitors from around North America all converge on the city for the world famous Hot Sauce Competition, vying for the title of best hot sauce in a number of categories including XXX Hot, Specialty, Fruit, and ultimately Champion of Champions!

Action Specialties was given the honor of designing and printing the 2014 Cajun Hot Sauce Festival tee shirts, showing yet again why our motto is “We Can Do That!”

NSC Texas Safety Conference & Expo

Posted in: Events, Safety & Incentive Programs, We Did That! on March 31st, 2014

Team Action Texas at Talks Safety

Texas Safety Conference and Expo 2014

After so many years of serving the Oil and Gas Industry, Action Specialties knows that Safety is number 1! In support of that idea, Team Action’s Texas crew displayed as exhibitors for the 2014 Texas Safety Conference & Expo. As the expo itself celebrates 75 years of excellence, Team Action was able to meet some of our existing customers, some prospective clients, and old friends alike. We were proud to take part in the 75th celebration of safety and workplace security.

The Action Specialties Oil & Gas Job Fair

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on March 26th, 2014

Investing in the Future of Our Region

OandGFairLogoAction Specialties recognizes the Oil and Gas Industry as one of the driving forces behind our region’s local economy. We believe that a thriving oilfield industry will help propel the economic growth of the region we call home. It is for this reason that Action Specialties became the title sponsor for this year’s Action Specialties Oil and Gas Job Fair, presented by our friends at Townsquare Media. Dozens and Dozens of local and regional oilfield companies, may of which being friends and customers of Action Specialties, filled the Heymann Convention Center in hopes of meeting with new talent. Hundreds of applicants filled the hall, hoping to find work with some of these great companies.

We were proud to have been the title sponsor of this event, and even more excited to be part of this regions growth in the Oil and Gas Industry!

Cetco Ducks Unlimited Benefit Clay Shoot

Posted in: Charity, Events, Press Room, We Did That! on March 22nd, 2014

Team Action and Cetco Shoot Clays for a Cause

Cetco Ducks Unlimited Clay Shoot Shirt 2014

This year, our friends and customers, Cetco Oilfield Services, were the title sponsors for the 2014 Lafayette Ducks Unlimited Sporting Clay Shoot! Action Specialties was a proud sponsor of the event as well, designing, printing, and donating each of the performance shooter shirts worn by the numerous teams supporting the event! We would like to thank our friends at Cetco for allowing us to be part of this great, charitable event. Until next year, PULL!

Decoration Destination!

Posted in: Monogramming, Press Room, We Did That! on March 18th, 2014

Team Action Thinks Beyond the Left Chest Logo

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You know Action Specialties for premium garments and exceptional decoration quality. In the past, garment decoration was limited to where you could clamp an embroidery hoop or apply heat. Today, there are numerous options for decorating garments that allow for many
Decoration Methods and Benefitsnon-conventional logo placements in a wide array of decoration methods! Just imagine if your company’s corporate apparel program could have the same look and feel as some of the most progressive trends in fashion and retail. At Action Specialties, this is 100% possible! Action is a proud vendor of TriMark premium decorated apparel!

 

Embroidery And Laser DecorationAdditionally, Action Specialties now has the capability to decorate shirts in a number of alternative locations including large oblique decorations, neck napes, sleeve parts, shirt seams and much much more! In addition, some decoration methods have the ability to be layered. For example, you can add your embroidered company logo on top of a deboss or laser decoration!

To browse both the full line catalog and the Spring 2014 Exclusive, click on the appropriate links below! Have an idea for your own unique garment decoration? Give us a call at (855) 699-6740! WE CAN DO THAT!

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IADC Clays for Charity

Posted in: Charity, Events, We Did That! on March 17th, 2014

Team Action at the 4th Annual IADC Charity Shoot

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Each year, the Houston Chapter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors hosts its yearly sporting clays shoot for charity. Oil and Gas companies and their related counterparts come together to show their support for the IADC and the beneficiaries of each year’s fundraising efforts. This year, the organization receiving the proceeds was the Oilfield Christian Fellowship and the Oil Patch Chaplains whose mission is to enrich the lives of those working in the Oilfield, as well as their families, through support efforts and their many events held throughout their regions of influence.

Team Action proudly provided lunch for those in attendance, allowing our sales people to get some crucial face to face time that we might not have had otherwise, with our many friends and customers in attendance. Team Action is a proud member and supporter of the International Association of Drilling Contractors!

Represent Your Club!

Posted in: Customer Service, Press Room, We Did That! on March 11th, 2014

Team Action Helps Louisiana Jeepers with Merchandise

Louisiana Jeepers CapsWhen it comes to non-profit groups, we know that budget and price point are usually one of the main factors in selecting merchandise. It becomes even more of a consideration when you’re intending to resell those items. Here at Action Specialties, we’ve got options to fit any budget for any organization. In working with Louisiana Jeepers, we were able to come up with a premium merchandise line that fit their budget and still left room for them to distribute to their membership. Now THAT’S what we call a success story!

Let us help you write your success story by calling us today at (337) 367-1664 for ideas and quotes.

 

Custom Color with Ray Chevrolet

Posted in: Press Room, Promotional Products, We Did That! on February 21st, 2014

Ray Chevrolet Thinks Outside the Box

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Our friends at Ray Chevrolet in Abbeville, LA recently celebrated their Grand Reopening. When you’re making a big impression with your spotless new showroom filled with quality vehicles, you want to make sure that your new space stays pristine and presentable for all of your prospective customers. Another major part of running a successful dealership is accommodating the customer, including those that bring their children along for the shopping experience. Rather than shunning shoppers who bring their kids, Ray Chevrolet had a great idea for a custom project that Action Specialties was proud to help with.

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These coloring books are a great way to keep the children of Ray’s customers occupied while their parents shop Ray’s beautiful new show room!

Team Action’s Jeff Landry took the cover photos while our own Todd Pharr put together the inside pages of this fun piece. This is just another example of why our motto is, “WE CAN DO THAT!”

 

PolyPoHo Party Printing

Posted in: Events, Screen Printing, We Did That! on February 20th, 2014

Team Action and the Polyester Power Hour Party 2014

Polyester Power Hour Party 2014 Tee Shirts99.9 KTDY, the radio station that keeps you moving and grooving through your Friday work day each week is the same station that brings you the Grooviest party in town, the Polyester Power Hour Party! Once per year, party people bring their dusty bell bottoms and platform shoes from the back of the closet to the center of the dance floor to compete for cash and prizes, enjoy live music and much more!

This year’s event was destined to please. With music from Krossfyre and the folks at LOL Photeaux making sure to record all of the great memories, the 2014 Polyester Power Hour Party was yet another one for the record books!

Action Specialties was proud to design AND produce the the official tees from this year’s event. Check out the video below, and we’ll see you party people next year!

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Team Action at ULL’s “Ragin’ Business Week”

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on February 19th, 2014

Team Action Passes Along Knowledge to Budding Professionals

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Team Action’s Marketing and Media Manager, Cory LaGrange was invited to be a panelist for ULL’s first ever “Ragin’ Business Week,” a series of speakers, events, and professional development exercises.

Cory was joined by other local marketing professionals and entrepreneurs who were asked to speak about their areas of expertise in marketing, Acadiana business trends, and the future of marketing for our region!

Action Specialties is proud to have been selected as a distinguished contributor. Thank you to ULL for inviting us to be a part of this great event. GEAUX CAJUNS!

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Action Specialties and the “Golden Addy”

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on February 10th, 2014

Team Action Provides Awards for AAF Acadiana’s Top Honor

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Action Specialties was proud to be a part of the 2014 American Advertising Awards! The event honors all of the outstanding contributions to the advertising industry for the past year. Action Specialties is not only a proud member of AdFed Acadiana, but we also provided all of the awards for this year’s event, including the coveted Golden Addy.

For the 2014 event, each winner took home a little piece of Action Specialties! We’re proud to be a part of AdFed Acadiana and look forward to another great year of excellence for the Advertising Industry!

“AAF Acadiana just wanted to let Action Specialties know just how much we appreciated their help with the centerpiece of our awards event this year, the Gold ADDY’s trophies.  The mission of the American Advertising Awards in Acadiana is to recognize and reward creative excellence in the art of advertising and is the first step in the American Advertising Federation’s three-tiered national competition.  This year’s Gold ADDY’s awards, provided by Action Specialties, were fantastic and we couldn’t have gotten it done without their amazing customer service.  Action Specialties really came through for us, even with an incredibly tight schedule AND a very slim budget.  They gave us a fantastic selection of trophies so we could choose the perfect award for our Gold ADDY’s winners.  The turnaround time was incredible, and we were so excited to be able to honor some of Acadiana’s best advertising and marketing professionals with these beautiful awards trophies.  Thanks again for all your hard work – you went above and beyond and were truly a pleasure to work with!”     —   
President, AAF Acadiana

Team Action at the IADC 2014

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on February 5th, 2014

2014 IADC Health, Safety and Training Conference

Team Action packed their bags and headed to Houston, TX for the seasonal IADC Conference and Exhibition. The team was privileged to get some in-person time with some of our valued customers. In addition, Action Specialties gave attendees the first look at the samples for the 2014 Oilfield Camo Flame Resistant Products which will be available 4th Quarter 2014.

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Cajuns Gear is Here!

Posted in: Monogramming, Press Room, Screen Printing, We Did That! on February 4th, 2014

ULL Ragin Cajuns Ten Dollar Tee

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HIGH Quality meets LOW Prices 
You know Action Specialties for Premium Branded Workwear and Corporate Apparel. Now we’re bringing that same quality to our own line of Officially Licensed Ragin’ Cajun Merchandise!
These are available for purchase in our company store today! You can even pick these up with your Reward or Safety points if your company has a program with us!

Come by our company store at
7915 Hwy. 90 or give us a call at (855) 699-6740
to get yours today!

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Team Action and the CuRobiks Craze!

Posted in: Press Room, We Did That! on February 3rd, 2014

Action Specialties Helps Cupid Beyond the “Shuffle”

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Curobiks LogoWhen you’re a touring, multi-platinum recording artist, you’ve got a lot on your plate. And if you’ve been to a party, family reunion, or even turned on your radio, you have undoubtedly heard Cupid and his hit song, “The Cupid Shuffle.” Still a party favorite, the Cupid Shuffle is about to take on a new life with the all new CuRobiks program. Part aerobics, part line dance, and 100% FUN, the CuRobiks program is a new and exciting way to lose those pounds and enjoy doing it!

The CuRobiks program is three parts:

1) An in-home exercise DVD
2) A Personal Trainer Program
3) A Nationally Touring Fitness and Live Event Sensation.

When Cupid decided to start spreading the word about the program with merchandise, promotions, and advertising specialties, he only wanted the best. Because after all, anything worth doing is worth doing right! After a number of recommendations, Cupid decided to trust Action Specialties with the image of his all new brand. Team Action is excited to be in on the ground floor of this fun new program, and we look forward to what the future holds for Cupid and CuRobiks!

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$1 Brand Builders!

Posted in: Press Room, Promotional Products, We Did That! on January 9th, 2014

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AdSpecsImpIt’s a new year, and for many businesses, that means it’s time to start building your marketing and advertising initiatives for 2014! At Action Specialties, we pride ourselves in providing Visual Branding. We supply the products that get you seen by the customers that you want!

Throughout the years, promotional products have proven themselves, time and time again, to be absolutely one of the most effective advertising methods when it comes to impressions per marketing dollar. And for 2014, we’re helping that dollar work even hard for you with our Team Action hand-picked $1 Brand Builders! All of these great products are priced as low as $1, giving you the biggest bang for your marketing buck!

So if you’re looking for a fresh and affordable way to jumpstart your 2014 marketing and advertising initiatives, check out our $1 Brand Builder today, and give us a call at (855) 699-6740!

 

Browse These Products and MANY More by Clicking Below

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Costa Christmas!

Posted in: Press Room, We Did That! on December 10th, 2013

Costa Christmas Web Giveaway

Action Specialties wants to wish you “A Very Costa Christmas!” We’re bringing in the holiday season by giving away a Costa Prize Pack to one lucky person! All you have to do is “Like” us on Facebook and fill out the form below, now through Friday, December 20th. We’ll choose one lucky winner at random from all of the entries and you can pick up your Costa prize pack on Monday, December 23, just in time to put them under the tree, or keep them for yourself!

Prize Pack Includes:

1) One Pair of Costa Del Mar Harpoon Sunglasses with 580p Lenses
2) One Costa Del Mar Logo Cap
3) One Costa Lens Cleaning Kit
4) One Costa Hermit Cleaning Cloth
5) One Costa C-Line Retainer

Want extra chances to win? Check out our Facebook Page for Bonus Entries! There is no purchase necessary to win, so GOOD LUCK, and Have a VERY Costa Christmas!

Entries are now closed and a winner will be announced Monday!

Frank’s Chili Cook Off ’13

Posted in: Charity, Events, Press Room, We Did That! on November 11th, 2013

Team Action at the 2nd Annual Franks International Chili Cook Off

Action Specialties was a proud sponsor and participant in the 2nd Annual Frank’s International Chili Cook Off! Dozens of teams set up their tents before sunrise to compete in the event to benefit The United Way of Acadiana! In addition to the title of the Best Chili of the Day, teams also competed for titles in “Most Spirited,” “Best costume,” and “People’s Choice!”

Action Specialties proudly donated all of this year’s cook off tees. These tee shirts were then sold to the cooking teams and attendees of the event with ALL of the proceeds proudly going to the United Way of Acadiana!

Despite the cold temperatures, strong winds, and inclement weather on the morning of the event, the clouds subsided and the crowds were greeted with beautiful weather once the gates were opened up to the public. Hundreds of attendees paid a small donation for all the chili they could eat! But in true Action Specialties fashion, chili was not all that Team Action had to offer. Just as in years past, the main event was the famous Action Specialties bacon-wrapped, stuffed peppers!

As the crowds thickened, Team Action had to scrape the pot and pull together every last pepper on the pit to meet the demand. We left the events ground having run out of everything to eat that we put out for the public! THAT’S what we like to see!

Check out the video and photo gallery below for some of the highlights from the event. Until next year!

 

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2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted in: Customer Service, Press Room, We Did That! on November 8th, 2013

20 Hand-Picked Items to Jumpstart Your Corporate Gift Giving

2013 Holiday Gift Guide CoverEven though we are weeks away from Christmas, it’s definitely not too early to get your ducks in a row for your corporate, employee, or customer gift giving program! In fact, with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the long lines, and slow-moving holiday shipping, NOW is the best time to order!

We know, corporate gift giving can be a pain. How do you give a gift that is appropriate for each and every recipient? To help take the guess-work out of the whole mess, Action Specialties’ sales team has hand-selected 20 unique, diverse, and affordable items to get your wheels turning for the holidays.

With a great selection for ANY price point, our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide catalog will be your saving grace! Just CLICK HERE to browse the catalog, and give us a call at (337) 367-1664 for more details and to place your order! Take the stress and guesswork out of the Holidays and enjoy the season! Let Action Specialties take care of your gift giving program and sit back and reap the benefits! We Can Do That!

LAGCOE 2013

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on October 25th, 2013

Action Specialties Services National Clients at LAGCOE 2013

lagcoe_logoEvery two years, Lafayette, Louisiana plays host to the second largest Oil and Gas Industry Expo in the Country! The Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Expo is the leading location to find the pulse of the oil industry, not only in the Gulf South, but across the globe.

For three days, the Cajundome and Convention Center become the hub for industry leading individuals. LAGCOE boasts an array of keynote speeches, state of the industry addresses, and other educational opportunities that one would be hard pressed to find in one location. In addition, the 2013 LAGCOE afforded industry hopefuls a chance to meet industry leaders and apply for careers at the first annual LAGCOE Career Fair with Career Counseling Professional, Danielle Dayries of DMD & Associates.

Action Specialties was proud to service a number of our valued customers for this year’s LAGCOE, not only for the event, but with their uniform programs, safety incentive initiatives and much more. We look forward to being a part of the next LAGCOE, taking place in October 2015.

 

Driving with Troopers ’13

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on October 21st, 2013

Louisiana State Troopers Troop I “Driving with Troopers”

 

20131018_095156 (1)Driving with Troopers is the annual Fundraising Golf Scramble, hosted by the Troop I Louisiana State Trooper’s Association. Taking place at the Sugar Oaks Country Club, the fundraising golf scramble celebrated its 9th year. Local business men and women met to test their golf skills against each other in friendly competition. Team Action was proud to walk away with Third Place honors for their performance in the Golf Scramble. Action Specialties is a proud sponsor of this event, and a proud supporter of the Louisiana State Trooper’s Association!

Red, White, and ROUX!

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on October 15th, 2013

Team Action at the 2013 World Championship Gumbo Cook Off!

iberia chamber of commerce 00009Each year, on the second weekend of October, dozens and dozens of local businesses, organizations, and establishments gather in New Iberia’s historic Bouligny Plaza for the annual World Championship Gumbo Cookoff! The three day event culminates in one of the nation’s premier gumbo cook off events taking place on the Sunday. Teams from all around the world meet to put their gumbos and rouxs to the test!

While the cooking teams are hard at work, the rest of their supporters are busy planning skits and decorating the tent space for the other aspects of the competition. The downtown New Iberia area is absolutely packed with colorful tents adorning the theme of the year. This year’s theme was “Red, White, and ROUX!” a nod to patriotism and a good-old-American good time! Cooks and cook-off-goers alike put on their most patriotic outfits and made their rounds dancing, tasting, and spending some quality time with friends both old and new.

Team Action is thankful to take part in the annual event, serving up its signature Chicken and Sausage Gumbo, showing our team spirit, and most of all… having a good time with our valued friends and customers. Thanks to all who came out, visited with us, and passed a good time! Until next year!

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Clays for a Cause

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on October 14th, 2013

Team Action at the 2013 Lafayette Oilman’s Sporting Clays Shoot

LafOilLogoIt’s not every day that a company gets to take part in a fundraising event where the cause for the dollars raised is completely and immediately evident. When it comes to the Lafayette Oilman’s annual Sporting Clays Shoot, supports of the event get the most “BANG!” for their donation buck. All of the proceeds for this yearly event directly fund scholarships for students at local universities, helping to ensure the strong and profitable future of South Louisiana’s Oil and Gas Industry.

Each year, Action Specialties shows its support of this great event by donating items to the attendees of the event and providing lunch for shooters, staff, and all of those involved in the execution of this annual mainstay. Representatives from dozens of Acadiana Area Oil and Gas Companies attend the two-day shoot, competing for great prizes, and most of all… bragging rights. In addition to the competitive event, the annual Sporting Clays Shoot provides Team Action with valuable time to visit with our customers in attendance. As always, the team welcomes even a short-lived change of pace and the chance to spend some quality time with our valued customers. Thanks to all who came by the Action Specialties tent and enjoyed some great lunch with us.

For more information on how to get involved, visit lafayetteoilmanssportingclays.com

Swing for Scholarships

Posted in: Charity, Events, Press Room, We Did That! on October 7th, 2013

Team Action at the 2013 IADC S. LA Chapter Golf Tourney

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Team Action was proud to take part in the 2013 South Louisiana Chapter IADC Golf Tournament! Because of the last year’s outstanding turnout and incredible community and corporate support,the  event was able to bring in enough funds to provide 32 $1,600 scholarships and provide a much-needed influx of cash to local charities.

This year’s event was held on October 3rd and 4th at Squirrel Run Golf Club in New Iberia, LA. Representatives from dozens of local energy and service companies met for a day of fun and fundraising for a good cause.

Action Specialties is a proud supporter and member of the International Association of Drilling Contractors!

Stone Energy Gumbo ’13

Posted in: Events, Press Room, Screen Printing, We Did That! on September 30th, 2013

Team Action and the 2nd Annual Stone Energy Gumbo Cook-Off!

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Team Action was a proud platinum sponsor and apparel provider for the 2nd Annual Stone Energy Gumbo Cook-Off to benefit the United Way of Acadiana! Dozens of teams met head to head to find out just who’s got the best roux! The event, taking place at Cajun Field, included activities for the kids, music from Wayne Toups, and dozens of types of all-you-can-eat gumbo for just $5! All proceeds benefit the United Way!

Thanks to our friends and customers at Stone Energy for allowing us to once again be a part of this awesome event. For event highlights, check out the video and photo gallery as well!

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Paint the Town Pink!

Posted in: Events, Press Room, Screen Printing, We Did That! on September 16th, 2013

Team Action helps Opelousas General Paint the Town Pink

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Action Specialties is helping Opelousas General Health System spread the awareness with their 2013 Paint the Town Pink Initiative! The program, now in its second year, is an effort to promote awareness, impart education, and provide free mammograms for both men and women of the Acadiana community!

 

One cornerstone of Paint the Town Pink is the tee shirt sale. This provides the opportunity for the community to stand in support of Breast Cancer Awareness! Team Action was proud to be the official provider of this year’s iconic tee shirt. Check out the video below to see the exciting process! We’d like to extend a big “Thank You” to Opelousas General Healthcare System for allowing us to be a part of this incredible initiative!

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Action’s Super Heroes

Posted in: Customer Service, Events, Press Room, We Did That! on September 13th, 2013

Team Action at the ASHRM Annual Conference

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Action Specialties ASHRM ConferenceHere at Action Specialties, we know that the most valuable asset for a business is its employees! In keeping with this commitment to our employees, Team Action not only attended, but displayed at the 2013 Acadiana Society for Human Resources Annual Conference. The team was able to hear presentations from industry leaders, learn about some emerging Human Resources best practices, and also show off what we do here at Action Specialties! Action Specialties is a proud member and support of the Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management!

 

LAPCO FR Seminar 2013

Posted in: Events, Press Room, Uniform on September 11th, 2013

Team Action Attends the 2013 LAPCO FR Seminar

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As one of the south’s premier providers of premium workwear, we at Action Specialties understand that industry education is not just important, but absolutely vital! We know that to keep you and your employees outfitted and safe with Flame Resistant Apparel and PPE, our team needs to be on top of its game! That’s why we place great importance on continuing education. We appreciate the opportunity to learn more from our great vendors at LAPCO.

GEAUX UL! Wear Red ’13

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on September 10th, 2013

Team Action Suits Up for Wear Red Day 2013

Action Specialties Wears Red

It’s that time of year again… Time to cheer the Ragin’ Cajuns on to another bowl victory! Every year, Team Action takes part in the annual Wear Red campaign where local businesses show their support for the University of Louisiana by wearing red… not just on the Friday of the event, but EVERY Friday! Action Specialties is a proud license holder and supporter of the ULL Ragin’ Cajuns! GEAUX UL!

CCA LA Turns 30

Posted in: Charity, Events, Press Room, We Did That! on August 28th, 2013

Team Congratulates CCA Louisiana on 30 Years of Service

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Action Specialties finds its home right in the center of Sportsman’s Paradise. We know that conservation and sportsmanship go hand in hand, and we are proud supporters of Louisiana’s Coastal Conservation Association Sugar Chapter. Each year, Action Specialties is proud to donate to, and support the CCA in its cause to conserve Louisiana’s vital wetlands. The association holds its annual Live Auction and Banquet  as one of their flagship fundraisers. Business leaders, sportsmen, and local dignitaries all attend the event to show their support for the organization.

It was the pleasure of Action Specialties to provide this year’s official promotional products and headwear selections which were provided to all of the attendees of the event, as well as their distinguished sponsors. Many thanks to the employees and volunteers at the CCA Sugar Chapter for the hard work they do to preserve our Louisiana Wetlands.

Playing with a Purpose

Posted in: Press Room on August 23rd, 2013

Part team building, part philanthropy, and ALL FUN!

 

Miles Perret Cancer Services LogoTeam Action was proud to take part and sponsor the 2013 Miles Perret Cancer Services’ Games of Acadiana! For the past few years, Action Specialties has been a proud supporter and Champion Sponsor of this amazing community event. Acting as the flagship event and fundraiser for Miles Perret Cancer Services, the Games of Acadiana brings together local businesses and invites the families of the community to come out and “Play with a Purpose!” With dozens upon dozens of family activities, games, prizes, raffles, and more, the Games of Acadiana event has become a Southwest Louisiana tradition, packing the Lafayette Cajundome and Convention center with wall to wall attendees

GOALogoEach year, Team Action sponsors one of the most anticipated activities of the Games… Dodgeball! For the day, the members of Team Action help manage and coordinate the activity which brings in kids and young adults looking to test their skills beyond the physical education classroom. A few members of Team Action even joined in the fun and threw a few balls while being cheered on by the rest of the crew.

We would like to graciously thank Miles Perret Cancer Services for the incredible and irreplaceable work they do for the Acadiana community. Having had employees and family friends who have personally received aid from this amazing organization, they are one that is near and dear to our collective hearts. Thanks to the staff and volunteers that make this event possible, and we’ll see you next year!

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LA Outdoor Expo ’13

Posted in: Events, Screen Printing, We Did That! on July 30th, 2013

Team Action Aims for the 2013 Louisiana Outdoor Expo!

Louisiana Outdoor Expo Official LogoFor the last few years, Action Specialties has been the official printer and vendor for the Louisiana Outdoor Expo! Currently the largest outdoor expo in the South, seeing nearly 30,000 attendees over the weekend, Action Specialties has proudly aligned itself with the annual event held in Lafayette, Louisiana. Each year, hundreds of outdoor vendors set up shop in the Cajundome and Convention Center and show off the very best that the outdoor industry has to offer for the year!

This year’s Louisiana Outdoor Expo the expo boasted a number of notable television personalities who made themselves available to meet and greets with the fans and attendees. Among these were Uncle Si Robinson from AE TV’s Duck Dynasty, Stephanie Hayden from Discovery’s Sons of Guns as well as up-and-coming country music star, Frank Foster! Each year, Action Specialties designs, prints, and sells the annual event tee shirts for the Louisiana Outdoor Expo, which uniquely capture the spirit of the Louisiana Sportsman and all that our great hunting and fishing grounds have to offer. Even though Team Action was busy serving up tees to the anxious crowds, even they were able to take some time to chat with Frank Foster after his Friday Afternoon appearance.

Thanks to all who came out, grabbed a shirt, and spent some time with Team Action! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!

 

IADC Onshore 2013

Posted in: Events, Press Room on May 16th, 2013

Team Action at the Spring IADC Drilling Onshore Conference

IADC Onshore Conference and Exhibition 2013 banner

The team at Action Specialties take pride in serving the men and women of the oil and gas industry. As part of our commitment to excellence, we are members of the International Association of Drilling Contractors. In addition to our long-standing membership, Team Action regularly displays at the various IADC trade shows around the region. In keeping with this, we took part in the 2013 IADC Drilling Onshore Conference and Exhibition.

The one day event offered a wealth of knowledge and learning opportunities, including a Global MArket Outlook presentation from RAymond James & Associates’ Managing Director, Marshall Adkins. Patrons of the event were also offered the opportunity to lear about Drilling Contract Historical Development and Emerging Trends, as well as un update on current Government Affairs related to the Oil and Gas Industry.

 

Knight Oil Tools Classic

Posted in: Events, Press Room, We Did That! on May 13th, 2013

The Knight Oil Tools 2nd Annual Boy Scout Classic

Knight Boy Scout Classic 2013

For years, Action Specialties has provided services to Knight Oil Tools, and more importantly we have had the privilege to call them friends. To show our support, Team Action took part in the Knight Oil Tools 2nd Annual Boy Scout Classic golf scramble at Le Triomphe Golf and Country Club.

“Scouting has always played an important role in our family,” Mark Knight writes in the event invitation. “Our family remains committed to helping being [these] values and life skills to as many youth in our community as possible.”

The 4-man golf scramble was sponsored by a number of friends of Team Action; Action Specialties also acted as a Team and Hole Sponsor as well. We are proud to stand firmly by our friends in Knight Oil Tools and their resolve to preserve the values instilled by the Boy Scouts of America and the Evangeline Area Council.

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As our company has worked to fast track the development of its world class oil and gas reserves in West Africa, our success is contingent on having contractors and suppliers who can deliver quality products and services safely and quickly. When I needed ideas for safety recognition awards, several colleges recommended Action Specialties who not only gave me many options to choose from in all price ranges, but they were able to customize them quickly with our logos, in-house, and with a very quick turn-around. The quality has always been excellent, and the items are always quickly used up in the field. As we need more merchandise, it only takes a quick phone call or email to our sales representative, Andrew Lipari, who sets the wheels in motion, hassle free, and always in record time delivery! With that type of exceptional service, there is no question that Action Specialties is my first go-to company for supplying our safety award needs.

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Scott Bergeron, at Kosmos Energy