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Smock introduces latest product in Change the World Series

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Smock, ( an environmentally committed stationery line based in upstate New York, just added a new letterpress art print calendar called "Sunflower" to their Change the World series. 100% of profits from these limited edition calendars will be donated to the Pesticide Action Network (PAN), a non-profit organization that works to replace the use of hazardous pesticides with ecologically sound and socially just alternatives. The calendars celebrate PAN's 30th anniversary and include information about the organization's mission.  One serious problem that PAN currently focuses on works to save the honeybees and addresses colony collapse disorder, a serious problem dating back to the mid-2000's. More than 30% of our food supply is dependent on honeybees, and immediate action is critical to helping the colonies recover.

Smock's Sunflower calendars are the third installment of their Change the World series, which brings attention to hot-button environmental issues and urges consumers to act. Smock donates 100% of profits from the series to environmental non-profit organizations that impact the planet. Available on Smock's website, these 12-month, 8x10 calendar panels are filled with sunflowers and retail for $10 each. The calendars are also part of Smock's latest stationery release, which includes a variety of new letterpress and foil stamped greeting cards to celebrate special occasions like Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, anniversaries, birthdays, weddings and more.

About Smock:
Smock is an inspired line of letterpress wedding invitations and stationery designed by Amy Graham Stigler. The line also offers unique everyday stationery essentials, including gift wrap, letterpress cards and more. Smock is a true environmental stationery line - in addition to printing on sustainable bamboo and 100% post-consumer recycled papers, Smock is wind powered and practices progressive green printing methods. Smock's letterpress invitations and stationery can be found at select retailers worldwide. 

Erica Henriksen