News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 4, 2013

Newest Village Post Office to open

Staff Report
The Tribune-Star

LYONS, Ind. — A Greene County business in Lyons is joining other retailers as a host site for a Village Post Office. C & F Variety becomes the 22nd Village Post Office to open in the Greater Indiana District.

Last year, the U.S. Postal Service introduced the village post office model as an alternate retail location for postal products and services, especially in rural communities. VPOs are operated by local businesses contracting with the postal service, and offer a range of postal products and services including stamps and flat-rate packaging.

The new postal center will be opened today by Cindy Klaiber, U.S. Postal Service manager of post office operations, Several USPS executives and local officials will participate in a 10 a.m. ribbon cutting. An open house is scheduled for after the ceremony.

C & F Variety is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays. The store is closed on Sundays and Mondays and also the last Saturday in the month.

Additional information about VPOs is available at www.uspsvillagepo