Hallmark ChristmasLARGO, FL. (November 21, 2012) – Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc., a leader in local print and digital coupons, will partner with Hallmark Channel for its popular Countdown to Christmas programming stunt with a chance to win $10,000 cash for a holiday shopping spree!

The Valpak envelope will be in homes between November 26 and December 31, and the sweepstakes will be promoted on Valpak.com on November 26 through January 4. To enter the sweepstakes, please visit Hallmarkchannel.com/Valpak.

Every year, millions of Americans make watching holiday movies and specials on Hallmark Channel a tradition. This year, there will be even more reasons to watch, with a commercial that encourages consumers to look for their Valpak envelope and enter the sweepstakes at Hallmarkchannel.com/Valpak.

Hallmark Channel is a Christmas lover’s dream, airing holiday movies and specials all day and all night, with heartwarming favorites such as Thomas Kinkade’s Christmas Cottage, The Christmas Card, Debbie Macomber’s Call Me Mrs. Miracle, The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, A Season for Miracles, The Christmas Secret, Jingle All the Way and more!

Don’t miss the 12 new movies of Christmas premiering Saturday and Sunday nights at 8/7c including Matchmaker Santa, It’s Christmas, Carol! Naughty or Nice, The Christmas Heart, Hitched for the Holidays and A Bride for Christmas.

The sweepstakes promotion will also be featured on Valpak.com, Twitter, Facebook and on Hallmark Channel’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

About Valpak®

Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America, is owned and operated by Cox Target Media, along with Savings.com. With nearly 170 franchises across the United States and Canada, the signature Blue Envelope® delivers savings and value to nearly 40 million households each month. Annually, Valpak will distribute some 20 billion offers inserted in more than 500 million envelopes. Valpak also offers digital solutions with www.Valpak.com®, an online site for printable coupons, e-commerce and coupon codes, which has nearly 70 million offer views each month, as well as apps for smartphone platforms For more information about advertising with Valpak, please contact 1-800-676-6878.

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of Cox Reps. Additionally, CMG owns and operates Cox Target Media, providers of Valpak, a leading North American direct marketing company and Savings.com, a leading online coupon site and community. With $1.7 billion in revenue, the company operations include 15 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 86 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 18 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

About Hallmark Channel

Hallmark Channel, owned and operated by Crown Media Holdings, Inc., is a 24-hour basic cable network that provides a diverse slate of high-quality entertainment programming available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) to a national audience of nearly 87 million subscribers. Hallmark Channel is the nation’s leading destination for quality family programming with an ambitious slate of original TV movies and specials, as well as some of television’s most beloved sitcoms and series, including The Golden Girls, Frasier, Little House on the Prairie, and The Waltons. The channel is also home to a diverse range of lifestyle programming, including the newly-launched Home & Family, a daily two-hour live show shot in a fully functional house located on the Universal Studios lot and Marie, a one-hour talk show hosted by iconic entertainer, Marie Osmond. Hallmark Channel's sibling network, Hallmark Movie Channel, also available in HD and SD, focuses on family-friendly movies with a mix of classic theatrical films, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, original Hallmark Channel movies, and special events.

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Marsha Strickhouser
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