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Updated: 11/20/2013 10:10:01AM

Special delivery: Post office gains national recognition

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SUN PHOTO BY BARBARA BEAN-MELLINGER
The Punta Gorda Post Office placed third nationally in a contest to sell the most Breast Cancer Awareness stamps in October. Pictured are, from left, supervisor Lisa Gaylord, clerks John Eastman and Miriam Tinsley-Halat, supervisor Pam Long, clerk Eileen Dimase and postmaster Steve Bernier.

SUN PHOTO BY BARBARA BEAN-MELLINGER
The Punta Gorda Post Office placed third nationally in a contest to sell the most Breast Cancer Awareness stamps in October. Pictured are, from left, supervisor Lisa Gaylord, clerks John Eastman and Miriam Tinsley-Halat, supervisor Pam Long, clerk Eileen Dimase and postmaster Steve Bernier.

By BARBARA BEAN-MELLINGER

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PUNTA GORDA — When the U.S. Postal Service challenged its offices nationwide to see which ones could sell the most breast cancer stamps during October — Breast Cancer Awareness Month — the Punta Gorda post office stamped its way into history.

By the end of the month, the office on East Marion Avenue had sold $30,810 worth of the stamps, placing it first in the local Suncoast District of 346 offices, and third in the nation out of over 31,000 post offices.

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