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CCC Historical Society Fundraising Weekend at Amy's Hallmark Shop in Pleasant Hill
Shop October 20-22! 15% of all pre-tax purchases will be donated to CCCHS.


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In partnership with Amy's Hallmark Shop in Pleasant Hill, the Contra Costa County Historical Society invites you, your friends and family to participate in the fundraiser weekend event by shopping at Hallmark!

15% of ALL pre-tax purchases will be donated to the Contra Costa County Historical Society.

Shop these dates for all of your Halloween, Thanksgiving and Holiday gifts, ornaments and greeting cards. And please be sure to thank the Amy's team while in the store!

The History of Hallmark

On January 10, 1910, a teenager from Nebraska stepped off a train in Kansas City, Mo., with little more than big dreams and two shoeboxes of picture postcards. From those inauspicious beginnings an iconic brand was born.

Their story begins in 1910, when 18-year-old Joyce Clyde Hall stepped off a train in Kansas City, Mo., with nothing but two shoeboxes of postcards under his arm. He had little money - not even enough to take a horse-drawn cab to his lodgings at the YMCA - but he had an entrepreneurial spirit and the determination of a pioneer. Hall quickly made a name for himself with the picture postcards he sold.

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