USPS to issue “Little Mo” stamp to honor 1950s tennis champ

The U.S. Postal Service honors the legacy of the extraordinary tennis champion Maureen Connolly Brinker (1934–1969) with the issuance of the “Little Mo” Forever stamp. The first-day-of-issue event is free and open to the public. News of the stamp is being shared with the hashtags #LittleMoStamp and #TennisStamps. Source: USPS

USPS named top federal agency for multicultural business opportunities

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service is being honored as the top government agency for multicultural business opportunities by a leading national organization promoting business inclusiveness. The award honors the Postal Service’s leadership among the 25 top-ranked government agencies, known as the Omni50, that support opportunities for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Source: USPS

New stamps will feature Post Office murals

The Postal Service will celebrate its Post Office lobby government-commissioned artworks from the 1930’s and 1940’s by featuring five lobby paintings on stamps. During this era, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administration commissioned artwork in Post Offices across the nation to provide jobs to artists and illustrate the history and culture of local communities across America. Read More …

USPS to dedicate Star Ribbon Forever stamp

HUNTSVILLE, AL — The U.S. Postal Service today commemorated Alabama’s bicentennial and entry as the 22nd state in the union with the unveiling of the Alabama Statehood Forever stamp during the Alabama200 ceremony at Constitution Village Park in Huntsville, AL. News of the stamp is being shared using the hashtags #AlabamaStamp and #Alabama200. Source: USPS

New Forever stamp features dancer, actor Gregory Hines

NEW YORK — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the life and legacy of award winning entertainer Gregory Hines when it inducted him as the 42nd honoree in the Black Heritage Stamp series during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at Peter Norton Symphony Space, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Source: USPS