USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
03/20/2019 15:36
WASHINGTON — In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20, 1969, the U.S. Postal Service is pleased to reveal two stamp designs commemorating that historic milestone. Additional details are coming about the date, time and location for the first-day-of issue ceremony.
New stamps celebrate 50th anniversary of first moon landing
03/20/2019 13:27
CHICAGO IL — The Postal Service is issuing a Star Ribbon Forever stamp with a First Day of Issue ceremony on Friday, March 22 in Oakbrook Terrace 60181. The ceremony will take place at the ASDA Midwest Postage Stamp Show at the Holiday Inn Chicago Oakbrook located at 17W350 22nd Street in Oakbrook Terrace. The Star Ribbon Forever stamp will be dedicated at 11 a.m.
A Fresh Take on Patriotic Stamps
03/14/2019 12:08
The U.S. Postal Service honors the legacy of the extraordinary tennis champion Maureen Connolly Brinker (1934–1969) with the issuance of the “Little Mo” Forever stamp. The first-day-of-issue event is free and open to the public. News of the stamp is being shared with the hashtags #LittleMoStamp and #TennisStamps.
USPS to issue “Little Mo” stamp to honor 1950s tennis champ
03/12/2019 08:16
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service today announced three additional stamp subjects for 2019. More details, including dates and locations for the first-day-of-issue ceremonies, will be coming soon.
USPS reveals additional stamps for 2019
03/11/2019 14:45
Marking the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate this 19th century marvel with a magnificent set of Forever stamps.
USPS celebrates 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad
03/11/2019 08:33
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is being honored as the top government agency for multicultural business opportunities by a leading national organization promoting business inclusiveness. The award honors the Postal Service’s leadership among the 25 top-ranked government agencies, known as the Omni50, that support opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
USPS named top federal agency for multicultural business opportunities
03/01/2019 08:32
Missouri/Illinois — National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) runs March 3 to March 9, 2019. This year, the focus is on veterans as the U. S. Postal Inspection Service and the AARP Fraud Watch Network continue to promote Operation Protect Veterans, a joint national campaign that highlights vet-related scams and fraud schemes.
U.S. Postal Service Promotes National Consumer Protection Week
02/21/2019 19:14
U.S. Postal Service to Dedicate Star Ribbon Forever Stamp
A Fresh Take on Patriotic Stamps
02/19/2019 10:25
The United States Postal Service is holding multiple job fairs to fill numerous positions throughout Iowa and the Quad Cities area of Illinois. Job seekers will be provided access to one-on-one assistance in creating their application and applying on-site. Applicants will learn how to navigate the online application process at Immediate interview opportunities may be available on site.
Postal Service Hosts Job Fair at District Office in Des Moines
02/14/2019 10:27
BEDFOD PARK, IL — The Postal Service will observe Presidents Day on Monday, February 18, 2019, a federal holiday. All Post Offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery.
Bedford Park - Post Offices to Close in observance of Presidents Day