USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
Chicago, IL — The 25th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), held on Saturday, May 13, collected 75 million pounds nationwide, the third-highest total in the event’s history.
Record Results Nationwide for Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive
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ILLINOIS/WISCONSIN – If you like privacy and security and want the flexibility to pick up the mail at your convenience then a Post Office Box is a great option for you.
Post Office Boxes Available at the Local Post Office
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NEWPORT, KY — Don’t worry — these sharks won’t bite. They’re smaller than a clam and flatter than a flounder. The U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the wonder of sharks tomorrow by issuing the Sharks Forever stamps featuring five species that inhabit American waters — the mako, thresher, great white, hammerhead and whale shark. Please share the news on social media using the hashtag #SharksStamps.
Sharks surfacing at nation’s Post Offices
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First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Flowers from the Garden Forever stamps. The event is free and open to the public. The public is asked to RSVP at usps.com/flowers.
Flowers from the Garden to Decorate Forever Stamps
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First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Protect Pollinators Forever stamps. The event is free and open to the public.
“Protect Pollinators” Forever stamps coming
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Illinois & Missouri – On 7/27/2017 select Post Offices in Illinois and Missouri will be hosting a Customer Appreciation Event and provide tours of their facility for local residents.
Select Post Offices in Illinois and Missouri to Hold Customer Appreciation Day and Post Office Tours.
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Chicago IL. -- Whether customers are in town or travelling on a holiday like last week for the 4th of July, Informed Delivery helps residential customers preview their incoming mail.
Postal Service delivers even through holidays
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ANAHEIM, CA — Tomorrow, the U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the rich legacy of the Walt Disney Studio’s Ink & Paint Department by dedicating a sheet of 20 Forever stamps featuring 10 classic Disney Villains. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan will be joined by Disney officials in dedicating the stamps.
Disney Studio’s Ink & Paint Department to be Celebrated on Forever Stamps Featuring Disney Villains Tomorrow
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ANAHEIM, CA — Tomorrow, the U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the rich legacy of the Walt Disney Studio’s Ink & Paint Department by dedicating a sheet of 20 Forever stamps featuring 10 classic Disney Villains. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan will be joined by Disney officials in dedicating the stamps.
Disney villains take center stage on Forever stamps
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CHADDS FORD, PA — Andrew Wyeth, one of the most prominent artists of the 20th-century — whose realistic style defied artistic trends — was commemorated today on his birth centennial with the issuance of 12 Forever stamps highlighting his paintings.
Artist Andrew Wyeth’s 100th Birthday Commemorated Through Forever Stamps
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