Sunday, July 25, 2010

Someone Appreciates Teachers

More likely they appreciate our money, but you'd better hurry before Bill Gates figures out how to stop giving it to us altogether.  Until then, it appears some box stores are willing to not only sell you stuff, but also reduce the price first.

In some cases, they'll eliminate the price altogether.  When you consider inflation, shipping, tax, and the fact you haven't had a raise in three years, this seems very reasonable.

Office Max Event is supposed to be August 15 per my store {TX} - no further details given. Last year they had muffins, apples, a nice extra large magnetic paperclip, and a reusable shopping bag with discount coupon for 15% off everything you could fit in the bag.

Office Depot Event the dates vary - you can look them up here:
Event Locator]. Supposed to have free breakfast and giveaways, and 10% off qualifying in-store purchases all week. In addition to that there will be 50% back in rewards for purchases of select brands {listed here} and $25 off Lexmark printers $199 and up. Looks like you must be a member of their STARTEACHER rewards program to qualify.

Staples Event the dates also vary - you can look them up
here. Free thank you gift for the first 100 teachers {last year was a bag of school supplies, a pencil case, pencils, a highlighter} and breakfast.

Michaels - Teachers, treat yourself to extra credit on Fridays. Present your educator ID every Friday through September 24th and take an additional 10% off entire purchase
including sale items. See a sales associate for details. Event on 7/30/2010 from 1pm to 8:45 pm - Create some fun for the classroom. Teachers and friends, join us for Teacher Appreciation Crop Event. Learn to create fun bulletin boards, bookmarks, signs and more. We provide the space and assortment of tools. Plus, we take care of the cleanup. Link

Big Lots - Saturday, August 14 is Big Lots Teacher Appreciation Day. To America's teachers and educators, we offer our sincere thanks. Join us for special discounts! Said to be 10% off.

Barnes and Noble is having Educator days - their their website for dates under store events. Free snacks from the cafe, raffles, and a free gift. 

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