Loveland postmark creates Valentine to remember

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Continuing a 71-year old tradition, the Postal Service and Loveland 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 160,000 cards and letters were handled last year. Cards have come from more than 110 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 – Attention Valentines
446 E. 29th St.
Loveland, CO 80538

Deadlines for Valentine’s Day delivery:

Destination                   Must be in Loveland by:

International                        Feb. 4

United States                        Feb. 7

Colorado                                Feb. 9

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

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If you’re searching for an original gift idea for Valentine’s Day, look no further than usps.com.

There are a variety of special items awaiting perusal online such as Disney Romance Prints, t-shirts featuring the image of famous singers such as Johnny Cash and Ray Charles, and the classic sounds of Frank Sinatra. Also, don’t forget to pick up a unique card available at your local Post Office to convey your Valentine’s Day message to that special someone.

Click on the items below to learn more about these and other special gifts from USPS.

 

 

 

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Valentine Postmark Puts Loveland on World Map

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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.

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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While it may be too late to order a special gift from an online retailer, there’s still plenty of time to select a greeting card and gift card for that special someone.

A variety of greetings cards awaits your perusal at your local Post Office. Their colorful designs contain special messaging to let someone know just how you feel about them. While there, pick up a gift card available in denominations of $25, $50, and $100. These valuable cards offer the gift of purchasing choice to the lucky recipient.

Valentine Postmark Puts Loveland on World Map

 

Loveland, CO, Postmaster Cindy Kinney shows off the many re-mailing requests received from around the world.

Loveland, CO, Postmaster Cindy Kinney shows off the many re-mailing requests received from around the world.

LOVELAND, CO  –  Continuing a 68-year old tradition, the U.S. Postal Service and Loveland 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 200,000 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 10
  • Valentine cards/envelopes destined for re-mailing within the state of Colorado should be in Loveland by February 11

Colorado residents can also drop off pre-stamped valentine envelopes at King Soopers and City Market stores which have Loveland Valentine Re-mailing boxes, at area Loveland locations with valentine boxes, and in the Red Valentine Mail Boxes located in the lobby at both Loveland Post Offices.

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