flat screen TV and qualified to compete for the title of Hallmark's
Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) June 12, 2007
The past two weekends, dancing dads from eight cities across the country have been taking center stage at local malls during Hallmark's "Daddy of All Dance-Off" events in recognition of Father's Day. These brave dads busted moves to popular tunes from Barry White, The Romantics, MC Hammer, and more.
The winner in each participating city took home a 42" flat screen TV and qualified to compete for the title of Hallmark's "No. 1 Dancing Dad." Videos of all eight finalists are now online at Hallmark.com; nationwide voting opened today at 8 a.m. CST and ends Thursday, June 14 at noon CST. The winner not only will win the bragging rights of being Hallmark's "No. 1 Dancing Dad," but he'll also receive the $5,000 grand prize. Hallmark will announce the winner on Friday, June 15.
Hallmark's "Daddy of All Dance-Off" events and contest are just one new way Hallmark is recognizing dads this Father's Day. Father's Day is the fourth-largest card-sending occasion in the United States, and whether you are sending a card to your dad, grandfather, uncle, brother, son, stepfather, or a father-to-be, Hallmark has your card needs covered with nearly 800 Father's Day cards available to consumers for a wide variety of sending situations and recipients.
Hallmark also offers several signature card collections, including the Signs of Gratitude collection for Dad, which features nostalgic buildings and road signs that coordinate with several gifts available in the store. Also available are new ESPN cards featuring sports-related icons and content -- perfect for the sports fan in the family. And, be on the lookout for Hallmark's hilarious Shoebox cards for Father's Day, in addition to a special selection of Hallmark Cards With Sound just for dads.
Hallmark Gold Crown stores are not only a great place to find your Father's Day cards, but a wide variety of gifts are available this Father's Day as well. For dads with a passion for sports, Hallmark recently introduced a new collection of ESPN sports-themed gifts including calendars, pint glasses, stadium cups, key chains, and desk accessories, complete with ESPN slogans, sounds, and more. Looking for a more heartfelt gift to give this Father's Day? Hallmark offers an assortment of photo frames, sentiment plaques, gift books, and more items consumers can give to their loved one, creating new memories and recognizing dad on his special day.
For more great gift ideas to show dad how much you care this Father's Day or for more information on voting for your favorite "Daddy of All Dance-Off" contestant, visit http://www.hallmark.com.
About Hallmark Cards, Inc.
Kansas City-based Hallmark Cards, Inc. is known throughout the world for its greeting cards, related personal expression products, and television's most honored and enduring dramatic series, the Hallmark Hall of Fame. The company's Crayola subsidiary provides fun and imaginative ways for children to colorfully express themselves. The company publishes products in more than 30 languages and distributes them in more than 100 countries.
In 2006, Hallmark reported consolidated net revenues of $4.1 billion.