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Letters from Santa and holiday mail
The US Postal Service sees a sharp rise in business during the holidays. Here are a couple of short articles to help with your Christmas plans. How to get a letter from Santa Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus – and the U.S. Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter – complete with a North Pole postmark. Here are the steps for…
USPS releasing Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp
The U.S. Postal Service is releasing a new stamp Thursday, November 30. The Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp will be sold for 60 cents. The price includes the first-class single-piece postage rate in effect at the time of purchase plus an amount to fund Alzheimer’s research. By law, revenue from sales of the Alzheimer’s Semipostal stamp – minus the postage paid and the reimbursement of reasonable costs incurred by the Postal Service…
Coming home to Canoe
Some folks walked through the living history camp set up by re-enactors. Others browsed from vendor to vendor. Some checked out the vintage cars while others listened to the bluegrass filling the air. And throughout the day, folks visited the displays in the Canoe Civic Club – old pictures, memorabilia. History books were available for purchase. And for many of the people milling about, much of that history is their…