August 12, 2019

Young woman with Down Syndrome to be Letter Carrier for a Day

Postal Service delivers on her wish


Grace Flannery will fulfill her dream of being a mail carrier for a day.


Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 9am


Westwood Post Office
3336 Harrison Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 44211


Grace Flannery, Cincinnati Postmaster Karen Garber and Letter Carrier Melissa Tilton


21-year old Grace Flannery is a young woman with Down Syndrome and from a young age has dreamed of becoming a mailwoman. On Tuesday, August 20, 2019, Grace will be joining the postal team to become a carrier for a day. She will spend time with Letter Carrier Melissa Tilton where they will start at the office and continue to the street to deliver the mail.

The Postal Service does not receive tax dollars for operating expenses; it relies entirely on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.



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