USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
CHICAGO — As part of activities planned by Adler Planetarium in celebration of the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, USPS will unveil the first-of-its-kind Forever stamp which transforms the solar eclipse image into the Moon from the heat of a finger. The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever stamp commemorates the Aug. 21 eclipse.
Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp Part of Chicago Eclipse Fest at Adler Planetarium
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SIOUX FALLS, SD — The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the beauty of flowers from American gardens by issuing the Flowers from the Garden Forever stamps tomorrow. The four stamps feature bountiful floral bouquet still lifes by Elizabeth Brandon of Franklin, TN. Please share the news on social media using the hashtag #FlowerStamps.
Post Offices to Bloom with Floral Bouquet Still Lifes Forever Stamps Tomorrow
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Stamp dedication ceremony at the Triton College Cernan Earth and Space Center of the new Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp that commemorates the August 21st eclipse. The event is free and open to the public. Monday, August 21, 2017 | 12:15 p.m.
Triton College Cernan Earth and Space Center Set to Host Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp Special Dedication Ceremony with USPS
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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service reported revenue of $16.7 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April 1, 2017 - June 30, 2017). Revenue for the quarter was essentially unchanged compared to the same quarter last year, excluding the effect of a $1.1 billion non-cash change in accounting estimate recognized during the third quarter of fiscal year 2016.
U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Results
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ago, IL — Although mail volumes declined overall last year, advertising mail remained a popular method to reach the nation’s consumers, new research shows.
USPS Household Diary Study
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First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony for the Father Theodore Hesburgh Forever stamp. The event is free and open to the public. The U.S. Postal Service will post a video of the event at facebook.com/USPS. Share the news on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #FatherHesburgh.
U.S. Postal Service Honoring Father Theodore Hesburgh
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CHICAGO, IL — The U.S. Postal Service and U.S. Postal Inspection Service help consumers with understanding how they can avoid becoming a victim of scams.
Consumer Protection Tips
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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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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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