PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost releases new postage stamps to celebrate National Teachers Month
September 13, 2016 Posted By: Corp.CommThe Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) releases special stamp to celebrate National Teacher’s Month this September. The PHLPost, together with the Metrobank Foundation, Inc. and the Department of Education (DepEd), launches the "Guro: Pangalawang Magulang" stamps, to highlight the opening of the month-long activities and presentation of Ten Outstanding Teachers at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan, Department of Education in Pasig City last September 08, 2016. Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones, of the Department of Education, Metrobank Foundation President Anicento Sobrepeña and PHLPost Assistant Postmaster General Luis Carlos unveiled the commemorative stamps frame honoring our school teachers nationwide. “By being the second parents of our children, we pay tribute to our beloved and hardworking teachers who play an important role in shaping the future of the students under their guidance and care”, Assistant Postmaster General Luis Carlos said. The cartoon-style postage stamp was designed by PHLPost in-house graphic artist Rodine Teodoro and features an illustration of a teacher that demonstrates caring behavior supportive to students' academic needs. It also incorporates the logo of My Teacher, My Hero with the texts “Guro Pangalawang Magulang”. The postal service also printed 101,000 copies of the special stamps measuring 3x4 cm and sold at P12.00 each. Also, the “ National Teacher’s Month” stamp comes with a first day cover envelope which are now available at the Post Shop, Central Post Office, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila and area post offices nationwide. For inquiries, please call 527-01-08 or 527-01-32.