TULSA — With the release of the Winter Berries Forever stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates four of winter’s small yet vibrant offerings: the winterberry (Ilex verticillata), the juniper berry (Juniperus communis), the beautyberry (Callicarpa americana), and the soapberry (Sapindus saponaria). The stamps were issued at a First Day of Issue stamp dedication ceremony held in the A.R. & Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces at the Tulsa Botanic Garden today.
Jacksonville, FL — Need a passport, but can’t make it to the Post Office during regular office hours? To ensure U.S. citizens are prepared to travel internationally, the Jacksonville Main Post Office at 1100 Kings Road will be hosting a Passport Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Appointments are not required; however, customers are encouraged to arrive early to be served on a first-come, first-served basis until the maximum capacity has been reached. Passport photo services will be available.
Tampa, FL — The Postal Service, Suncoast District, is seeking applicants for positions that may lead to permanent positions, as well as positions for the holiday season. All positions are located in Florida. Applications are accepted online at www.usps.com/careers
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) today honored the 200th anniversary of the birth of Walt Whitman with a new stamp in its Literary Arts series, commemorating the life, work and words of the poet some revere as the “Father of Modern American Poetry,” at his Long Island birthplace.
The Postal Service issues four Forever stamps in time for Halloween. The Spooky Silhouettes stamps feature digital illustrations with Halloween motifs rendered as black silhouettes in eerily backlit windows. The images include a cat with an arched back beneath a raven perched on a bare tree branch, all against a yellowish-green background; two ghosts against an orange background; a spider and a web against a red background; and three bats against a purple background.