(LARGO, FL June 6, 2014) — Last year the average amount spent on a graduation party in the United States was $578. Whether it’s preschool, 8th grade, high school or college, getting savings on a celebration can make the day even better.
According to the National Retail Federation’s 2013 Father’s Day Spending Survey, the average person will spend $119.84 on gifts for their dads this year, up from $117 last year.
In order to celebrate this busy season and help save money between the graduation parties and finding the perfect gift for Dad, Valpak is offering So Much to Celebrate Sweepstakes with a chance to win $2,500.
To stir up some motivation, Valpak will host a Twitter party to share tips, savings and prizes on June 10 at 1 p.m. ET, using hashtag #ConGRADS2u.
When planning parties or dinner out to celebrate, Valpak is a great source for local offers on restaurants and entertainment as well as a great resource for savings on automotive services and tools for dad, as well as electronics and home products for graduates.
Check out these helpful Valpak blog posts to help navigate the grad waters:
Couponing tips for college students:
- 5 affordable graduation gifts
- 9 gifts that grads can actually use
- Budget graduation parties – 10 ways to save money
- How to make college more affordable
Check out these tips to get a handle on Father’s Day, June 15 for ideas:
- 8 Father’s Day gifts under $50
- 8 High-Tech gadgets for Father’s Day
- Father’s Day gift guide and ways to save
- How to celebrate Father’s Day on a budget
- Simple DIY Father’s Day gift idea (with free printable)
And when planning parties or dinner out, Valpak is a great source for local offers on restaurants and entertainment as well as a great resource for savings on automotive services and tools for dad, as well as electronics and home products for graduates.
Valpak, one of the leading direct marketing companies in North America, is owned and operated by Cox Target Media. With nearly 170 franchises across the United States and Canada, the signature Blue Envelope® delivers coupons and savings 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 online through http://www.Valpak.com and http://www.valpak.ca, sites offering free coupons, e-commerce and coupon codes. Additionally, the Valpak coupon mobile coupon app for smartphone platforms delivers easy to find savings for consumers. 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 CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and more than 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.
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