FL (January 23, 2003) -- This Saturday a Phila. charity called ?A
Million for Us ?unveils a unique commemorative thank you note which was
created by the Naples Bank Note Company. The purpose of the notes are to
help www.amillionforus.org raise money for scholarships for emerging artists.
The latest and coolest in appreciation gifts has been unveiled by the Florida
based company who normally designs and issues commemorative ?money ?to
help charities. The Thanks a Million ?Note ?is designed to do double
duty as a Thank you gift to willing donors; as well as a pleasant reminder
of the kindness and appreciation of the donor.
is by noted Banknote artist Christopher McCauley. The Thank You ?Note
?looks and feels like money ! Rasheen Cooper, of the Royal Treatment on
Haverford Ave., found NBNC and suggested the idea. Bob Bednar, CEO of NBNC,
was so impressed with what the goal of the group, that he donated the design
and production costs and also provided a number of art pieces as well.
?I was so impressed with Ms. Cooper’s association with emerging artists
and the idea of helping them raise One Million Dollars ?says Bednar, ?
that we are considering offering the design to charities.?nbsp;
With a Million
Thanks as the main theme, the note is printed on genuine currency paper,
complete with security features normally found in banknotes. The Thanks
a Million ?Notes ?and Art can be custom imprinted with the names of any
organization or group and a message on the back.
Note Company issues commemorative banknotes called ?Banknotables ? All
products NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- For centuries people have
gone to extraordinary lengths to make their weddings exciting, memorable
events. With this in mind, The Naples Bank Note Company developed
an unusual wedding favor or the bride and groom to pass along. It
is the "wedding million" which conveys upon the recipients the status of
This note recently
issued by Naples Bank Note holds nothing back. "It is
look and feel exactly like real money," says company president Robert Bednar.
"It is designed with the care and precision of a real banknote including
engraving and special security features to prevent counterfeiting.
Presented to wedding guests and participants in the wedding, it is a distinctive
memento that is not likely to be discarded or thrown away," Bednar says.
note is approximately the size of a U.S. dollar bill and is
a golden color, front and back, on authentic banknote security
The note is issued in both English and Spanish languages and is
in a generic version, a personalized version and as a special,
presentation package that is suitable for framing.
Bednar is a
security paper consultant and counterfeiting expert who has
years in his field, providing security paper to such firms as the New York
Stock Exchange, and to government agencies. Also serving on the staff
of Naples Bank Note are Christopher McCauley, noted banknote designer and
Richard Baratz, one of the few remaining banknote engravers in the U.S.
two main product lines are "Banknotables(TM)", which are currency-style
art works that look and feel like real money, and "Banknote Art?" The
company issues these products to commemorate special historical events,
individuals and institutions. The first Banknotable(TM) issued by
Naples Bank Note Company was the One Million Euro, to commemorate the issuance
of the Euro as official currency within the 15-member European Union.
Since that time it has issued numerous other Banknotables(TM) honoring
sports figures, universities, hero action characters and firefighters to
name a few.
million" note costs $1.99 each when purchased as a wedding favor package,
and is also available in a customized version on the company's website
at http://www.banknotables.com. from NBNC come with a certificate
of authenticity. For more information on Banknote Art, see the company
web site at www.banknotables.com
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