Valentine Postmark Puts Loveland on World Map

Loveland 2015

Continuing a 69-year old tradition, the Postal Service and Loveland, CO, Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to send cards and letters around the world with a coveted “Loveland” special postmark.

A unique design created by a local artist and selected via a competitive contest is stamped on the outside of all Valentine envelopes and re-mailed from the Sweetheart City.

More than 150,000 cards and letters were handled last year, from more than 100 countries and every state in the Union. Since the start of the program in 1947, more than 12 million Valentines have been re-mailed by Loveland. It’s the largest program of its kind in the world.

To have cards and letters re-mailed with the Loveland postmark, properly stamp and address each individual Valentine and put them all in a larger, stamped envelope and mail them to:

Postmaster
Valentine Re-mailing
446 E. 29th St.
Loveland, CO 80538

Deadlines for re-mailing and delivery by Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14:

Valentine cards/envelopes destined for re-mailing outside of the U.S. to other countries and international destinations should be in Loveland by February 4.

Valentine cards/envelopes destined for re-mailing within the U.S. and outside of Colorado should be in Loveland by February 7.

Valentine cards/envelopes destined for re-mailing within the state of Colorado should be in Loveland by February 10.

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