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 Sharing and Caring are what we do best at Hallmark and much more!
...100+ years of sharing and caring were built by the thousands of years of collective dedication and expertise of Hallmark's retirees. The Hallmark Retiree Club helps to maintain the special community we share.   Our site helps to provide information on upcoming events, group activities, photos, shared memories, 
resources for discounts, happenings... 

with questions, comments and suggestions. 
 
Updated 6/5/15
 

Remembrances

remembering those who have passed.

2015 -

Updated 7/4/15

 

2014 -

Updated 7/1/15  

 

Retiree Club - 

check out new activities as they are posted.            

 

Retirements -

a list of our newest club members

-updated 6/5/15

 

 

Volunteer Opportunities 

- stay connected to our community

and use your many skills and talents!  

- updated 7/2/15 

        

HR Contacts 

- have a question? Look for a contact here.

 

     

       

New and Noteworthy...Updated 6/25/15 
 
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6/25/15 KC STAR BUSINESS JOURNAL
Hallmark subsidiary gets new president
 
   Tressa Angell, a customer strategy director at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City
is the new president of Hallmark Business Connections, the business-to-business
subsidiary that markets Hallmark products to employers.
    Angell has worked for Hallmark for 18 years,  beginning as an assistant product
manager in 1997.  In her most recent position she focused on Hallmark's business
relationship with Wal-Mart Stores.  Hallmark Business Connections is based in
Kansas City and has offices in Duluth, Minnesota,
 
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RETIREES....
 
Thanks to those who attended our June 10 "pot luck" picnic at Loose Park, and for
bringing such delicious food for all of us to enjoy   We hope you had a good time
eating, chatting and playing  BINGO.  Thanks to Bill and Pat Hartel who oversaw
the Bingo game and provided all of the necessary equipment.   We would like to
know if you'd like to play Bingo again at another one of our future functions - send
us a note via the "contact us"  tab located on the far left of this sight.  
 
Thanks!
The Retiree Club Board of Directors
 
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KANSAS CITY BUSINESS JOURNAL
 
 
Breaking NewsJune 3, 2015
 

Hallmark starts involuntary layoffs at KC HQ

Hallmark Cards Inc. has turned to involuntary layoffs at its Kansas City headquarters as part of a layoff plan announced in March.

CLICK HERE TO Read the full story

Related news:

Hallmark plans to cut 200 jobs at KC HQ

 
 
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2015 Keepsake Ornaments - Click here for information about ordering Keepsake Ornaments from the Headquarters Employee Card Shop or the Liberty Employee Card Shop.. 
 
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News from the Surplus Shop (DD) - Jeff McHenry reports the Surplus Shop has an amazing variety of product from the UNICEF business unit at amazing prices. Categories include:  Jewelry, Home Decor, Halloween, Women's Accessories, Laptop Covers, Wall Décor, and much more, including handcarved chess sets.  Some are priced at 75% of the Half price! 
 
If you shopped here during the 25 Year Club dinner, come back!  We have many more items!  Shop the Neighbors Sale on Thursday, May 21 from 4-7pm, or during regular Surplus Shop hours (click here). 
 
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Anthem Data Hack - On January 29, 2015 Anthem, Inc. discovered it had been hacked.  As Hallmarkers, we had health insurance with an affiliated company, Blue Cross
and Blue Shield of Kansas City, until 2006. More information can be found at AnthemFacts.com or by phone at 877-263-7995.

 

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Miss working at Hallmark?  Interested in a part-time job? 
 
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Enfield Retirees - The Enfield Hilites have joined the Liberty Bell, the Greetings News and the Leavenworth Connection.  These publications contain interesting news - anyone can check them out!
 
Click on Branch Plants on the navigation bar on the left and then click on Enfield Distribution Center and then click on the date of the issue you want to read. 
 
Thank you for your feedback!
 
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Hallmark In the News: 
 
Power 100:  Don Hall Jr 
Click here to see the article in the KC Business Journal, 4/21/15.
 
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Hallmark plans to cut 200 jobs at KC HQ. Kansas City Business Journal, 3/30/15.  
 
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Hallmark Cards says revenues slipped 2% last year.  Kansas City Star, 3/27/15
 
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Adele Hall inducted into UMKC Hall of Fame
 
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For information on Hallmark Channel  presentations go to  www.hallmarkchannel.com, or to check out Hallmark Hall of Fame presentations go to:  http://www.hallmark.com/online/hall-of-fame. 
    
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Retiree Discounts-- Click here  to see a list of discounts at Crown Center.  Additional retiree discounts can be found under the Retiree Club Tab.   LegoLand and Sea Life discounts are no longer available to retirees. .
 
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If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please email them to the Retiree Club at:

hallmarkretireeclub@live.com