Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Contest to Write to the Troops

Pentel's people contacted me, and asked if I would let everyone know about their contest, so here goes:

 “National Handwriting Day: Heroes Worth Writing For” Contest
Pentel has launched a contest  where they are asking children and adults to write a hand-written letter to our troops. Those who enter the contest will be required to send their handwritten latter to Pentel and they will ensure that they are given to our troops overseas via their partner organization, Operation Gratitude (www.opgratitude.com).
Dates: December 1- January 31
Prizes: Grand Prize: $200 Visa Card and $100 in Pentel Products, Four Second Prizes: $50 Visa Card and $25 in Pentel Products
To Enter: Handwrite a letter to the troops and send to:
Pentel of America-Marketing Dept
C/O National Handwriting Day: Heroes Worth Writing For
4000 E. Airport Drive, Ste C
Ontario, CA 91761

After the winners are announced, Pentel will send the letters to the troops.
I think this is a great contest, especially for the time of year. For many deployed soldiers, the holidays are a dark and lonely spot in their year since they are far away from family and friends. This is the best time of year to bombard them with letters, telling them how great we think they are for all they do!!!!
Please get involved and send those letters!!


  1. This is a great idea/contest. Letter writing truly is a lost art form.

  2. This is a great project and I hope lots of people get involved. I promise I will.

  3. Hi, It's me your newest follower. Nice to meet you! Love your blog! Look forward to your posts. Have a great day! Digna from Pa.

  4. What a fantastic idea! Thanks for sharing. I will do my part and write. New fan of your blog.