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U.S. Postal Service previews alzheimer’s semipostal fundraising stamp image

Postal Service previewed the image of the Alzheimer’s Semipostal fundraising stamp today. Available nationwide Nov. 30, the Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp will be sold for 60 cents. The Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp is the first and will be followed by a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) semipostal stamp to be issued in 2019. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contact

By | 2017-11-02T00:53:00+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS unveils new hockey stamps with Canada Post

Postal Service and Canada Post jointly issued The History of Hockey stamps that now are available nationwide. “Hockey is the perfect subject for Canada and the United States to honor through these stamps,” said Brennan. “Having played professional hockey in both the United States and Canada, it is wonderful for me to see the United States Postal Service and Canada Post unite to produce the History of Hockey stamps, depicting hockey at its purest roots. I am pleased to be back in Detroit and part

By | 2017-10-20T00:53:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS and Canada Post jointly issue hockey stamps

Postal Service and Canada Post previewed The History of Hockey stamps that will be dedicated Oct. 20 and available nationwide that day. Postmaster General and CEO Megan Brennan will be joined by Canada Post President and CEO Deepak Chopra for the 11 a.m. “The Postal Service is honored to partner with Canada Post to produce The History of Hockey stamps,” said Brennan. As Forever stamps, The History of Hockey stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce price. In 1896

By | 2017-10-05T00:53:00+00:00 October 5th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to dedicate Christmas carols Forever stamps

“We’re excited to continue one of the Postal Service’s long standing traditions — celebrating the holidays with new stamps,” said U.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Director Mary-Anne Penner served as master of ceremonies. “The popularity of Christmas stamps is something celebrated and shared by both stamp collectors and the general public,” said Bigalke. Ordering First-Day CoversThe Postal Service also offers first-day covers for new stamps and stationery items postmarked with the official firs

By | 2017-10-04T00:53:00+00:00 October 4th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS releases The Snowy Day Forever stamps

Postal Service showcases the work of Ezra Jack Keats’ most beloved story, The Snowy Day, on Forever stamps. Inspired by a series of 1940 Life magazine photographs of a young African-American boy, Keats began writing The Snowy Day. “The Snowy Day stamps are a wonderful way to send Keats greetings. It is an honor to Ezra and to the children of this country that the Postal Service is issuing these beautiful Snowy Day stamps. The Snowy Day stamps are being issued as Forever stamps which are always e

By | 2017-10-03T00:53:00+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS to issue semipostal stamps

Postal Service discretionary authority to issue and sell semipostal stamps to advance such causes as it considers to be ‘‘in the national public interest and appropriate.’’ The U.S. Postal Service announced today that in November it will issue the first of five semipostal stamps. Under the semipostal discretionary program, the Postal Service will issue five stamps over a 10-year period, with each stamp to be sold for no more than two years. The first stamp issued will be an Alzheimer’s Semiposta

By | 2017-10-01T00:53:00+00:00 October 1st, 2017|companies|0 Comments

USPS and Canada Post celebrate hockey on stamps

Postal Service and Canada Post have jointly created stamps to celebrate the history of ice hockey, the fast-paced sport played on frozen ponds and in rinks across North America and around the world. In 1896, a team from Yale, which included Chace, faced Johns Hopkins University in the first college hockey game. The National Hockey Association began play in 1910 and evolved into the National Hockey League in 1917. In 1924 the Boston Bruins became the first American team to join the National Hocke

By | 2017-09-28T00:53:00+00:00 September 28th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Postal Service to Dedicate Christmas Carols Forever Stamps

Postal Service Brand Marketing Executive Director Christopher KarpenkoAmerican Philatelic Society American Philatelist Editor Jay BigalkeU.S. Postal Service Stamp Services Director Mary-Anne Penner When: Thurs., Oct. 5 @ noon Where: American Stamp Dealers Assn. Thank you for your support of the United States Postal Service. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-local-media-contacts.p

By | 2017-09-07T00:53:00+00:00 September 7th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Postal Service to Dedicate The Snowy Day Forever Stamps

WHAT: First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for The Snowy Day Forever Stamps that are based on a children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats. Postal Service showcases Ezra Jack Keats’ most beloved story, The Snowy Day. The images include Peter forming a snowball; sliding down a mountain of snow; making a snow angel; and leaving footprints in the snow. For reporters interested in speaking with a regional Postal Service public relations professional, please go to about.usps.com/news/media-contacts/usps-lo

By | 2017-09-05T00:53:00+00:00 September 5th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Father Theodore Hesburgh honored on Forever stamp

The stamp art features an oil-on-panel painting of Father Hesburgh standing on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. BackgroundOrdained into the priesthood of the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1943, Father Hesburgh was appointed to the faculty at Notre Dame in 1945. Father Hesburgh spearheaded successful efforts to strengthen the faculty and administration, improve academic standards and increase the university’s endowment. Father Hesburgh was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 2000,

By | 2017-09-01T00:53:00+00:00 September 1st, 2017|companies|0 Comments