KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hy-Vee and Hallmark are thanking veterans and active-duty military members with a free Veterans Day breakfast and card-signing event on Monday, Nov. 12. Veterans and active-duty military members are invited to enjoy a free breakfast buffet, while customers and guests can sign one of the 10,000 cards that Hallmark is providing to send to active-duty military members overseas.

For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing more than 30,000 worldwide, the approximately $4 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. (PRNewsfoto/Hallmark Cards, Inc.)

“At Hy-Vee, we have a long-standing commitment to honor our veterans and military members for their service to our country,” said Drew Holmes, senior regional vice president of the Kansas City market for Hy-Vee. “This year, we are excited to partner with Hallmark in our Kansas City-area stores to bring some extra joy to veterans and military members through cards with words of thanks and encouragement from the community.”

  • What: Veterans Day Breakfast and Card-Signing Event
  • When: Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Time: 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Place:
    • Missouri Hy-Vee grocery stores in Blue Springs, Belton, Gladstone, Independence, Kansas City, Lee’s Summit, Liberty and Raytown
    • Kansas Hy-Vee grocery stores in Lenexa, Mission, Olathe, Overland Park, Prairie Village and Shawnee

“We believe at Hallmark that every military member deserves to receive a handwritten thank-you card for their service to our country,” said Lindsey Roy, chief marketing officer – Hallmark Greetings. “When you care enough to put your gratitude into words, it can change someone’s world, and that’s what we’re all about.”

About Hallmark
For more than 100 years, family-owned Hallmark Cards, Inc. has been dedicated to creating a more emotionally connected world. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and employing more than 28,000 worldwide, the approximately $4 billion company operates a diversified portfolio of businesses. Its global Hallmark Greetings business sells greeting cards and gift wrap in more than 30 languages with distribution in more than 100 countries and 100,000 rooftops. Hallmark Retail operates 2,000 Hallmark Gold Crown stores in five countries and Hallmark Home & Gifts sells a broad array of home décor and gift product throughout the U.S. Crayola® offers a wide range of art materials and toys designed to spark children’s creativity around the globe. Crown Media Family Networks operates three cable channels – Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, and Hallmark Drama – in addition to Hallmark Publishing, the e-books division of the Hallmark channels, and Hallmark Movies Now, a subscription-based streaming service. Crown Center is a real estate development company that manages the 85-acre hotel, office, entertainment and residential campus surrounding Hallmark’s headquarters. For more information, visit Hallmark.com. Connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube.

About Hy-Vee, Inc.
Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 245 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of $10 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit www.hy-vee.com

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