Archive for Food drive
The story behind the Family Circus cartoons used to publicize each year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive leads off April's edition of Your Postal Podcast. Next, you'll hear how two Oregon letter carriers have formed a band to create music inspired by their work.
Photo: Hoolehua, HI, Postmaster Gary Lam helps customers send home hundreds of coconuts a month.
The May edition of Your Postal Podcast opens with the tale of how one Post Office in Hawaii makes it easy for tourists to mail home one-of-a-kind nutty souvenirs.
You'll also hear about this month's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The show concludes with our regular look at the latest postal headlines.
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A simple plan for small business mailing
Making direct mail marketing simpler than ever for small business owners is the focus of this month's podcast.
Listen to discover how new businesses are using the new "Every Door Direct Mail" program to target inexpensive mailings to specific delivery routes, without the need of a permit or address list.
Also on this month's program: A recap of the 19th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive, as well as a summary of recent postal headlines
Photo top: Mark Weingartz, owner of Dan's Barber Shop and Mankato, MN, Letter Carrier Kim Roy take a peek at Belle Mar Center's Every Door Direct Mailing.
Photo bottom: Employees at the Blue Valley Branch of thhe Shawnee Mission, KS, Post Office gather to help "Stamp Out Hunger."
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In this edition, you'll hear from a group of employees in Minnesota who are hitting all the right notes, learn about employees in Phoenix who helped a co-worker in need, meet a Wisconsin postmaster who encourages "clothes" encounters of the second and third kind, and get the final tally on the NALC Food Drive.
In this volume, you will hear about mail delivery to the Grand Canyon, the new Flat Sorter Sequencing System and a mailer who ships books to collegians. Also, you'll hear a Money Minute segment about the Thrift Savings Plan and you'll have an opportunity to win a free MP3 player in the Podcast Trivia. The podcast is just 10 minutes long. You can listen to it in this window, or your can use a sidebar subscription to add it to your iTunes or a RSS syndication to have future issues sync with your MP3 player. And we would love to hear any comments you have for this edition or suggestions for future podcasts.