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A Helping Hand in Women's Health

Posted by Jacqueline Schrecengost on

  Hank Patterson, owner of Deck Towel, and his wife, Gail Granowitz, M.D. and a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, traveled to Haiti last month to help with the efforts of Innovating Health International (IHI). IHI is a non-profit dedicated to treating chronic diseases and addressing women's health issues in developing countries. IHI aims to increase access to treatment and education services for chronic diseases such as cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and injuries. Working with local partners, current projects include a Women's Cancer Center, a large cancer awareness program, opening a pathology laboratory, and helping to build a national comprehensive cancer...

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Bleecker is touring the world!

Posted by Hank Patterson on

Bleecker is touring the world!

Gail's friend Susan, took her Bleecker Deck Towel on a little field trip! Here they are, relaxing in St. Tropez, France. We would love to know what adventures you have taken your Deck Towel on. Please send us your pics to info@decktowel.com. Susan, we are more than a little jealous!

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Don't get burned!

Posted by Hank Patterson on

Well, here we are in the height of summer - finally! As such, Gail and I thought it a good time to remind us all of the dangers of over-exposure to the sun. Clearly we love the sun (we own a Shore home, and venture to the Caribbean frequently) but still precautions are a must! We went to Consumer Reports for some hopefully unbiased info and here it is. This is not gospel, but intended to be helpful!! First of all, we were not overly surprised to find out that of over the 60 lotions, sprays and sticks tested, 28...

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Deck Towel Care Guide for Linen

Posted by Hank Patterson on

A Guide for Linen Care By Deck Towel   This weekend we were spending some quality time with our friends Paul and Linda at the Shore when Linda came up with an often asked question, “Hank, what is the best way to care for my Deck Towel?” We do address this in the FAQ portion of our website, but I thought I would take the opportunity to post it for all to see. The question is a bit like “Who serves the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia”, since there are various opinions, but here are some guidelines. First of all, many...

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Meet The Alfons

Posted by Dave Lazar on

  Memorial Day Weekend marks the beginning of summer vacation season. To celebrate the warm days ahead, we created Alfons. With broad stripes of blue and white woven from the finest Irish linen, he's like the handsome little brother of the Coen.Check him out in our shop today!  

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