February 2014

The Peoria Veterans Center – Charitable Donations

by Evangeline R. on February 28, 2014

The Gallery Collection was pleased to recently donate 125 holiday cards to the Peoria Vet Center in Peoria, IL. We have a long history of making charitable donations to service groups for both Veterans and active military. It is a tradition that The Gallery Collection is very proud of! If you are interested in learning […]


How To Deal With A Disgruntled Employee

by Heather R. on February 27, 2014

As the owner of a small company, when a disgruntled employee comes to me with a complaint involving another employee, or employees, I find the best way to deal with it is to hear from everyone involved, individually and then together. I’m sure we’ve all heard the cliché, there are two sides to every story, […]


Our Go To Birthday Gifts For Co-Workers

by Jayne W. on February 24, 2014

Somehow, long, long ago, I became the gift buyer for our office. Any time there is a birthday, wedding, retirement or employment anniversary, I am the one everyone turns to figure out what to get. I thought I’d share our go-to birthday gifts that are ideal for coworkers. Personally, I think gift cards are fabulous. […]


How To Write A Thank You Letter

by Patsy M. on February 20, 2014

Having trouble thinking of exactly how to write a thank you letter? Well, first of all, congratulations for having such good manners! Secondly, just say how you feel. Maybe it is easier for you to start with an outline; remember who, what, when, where and how from grammar school? • Who gave you the gift? […]


Popular Birthday Card Sayings To Share

by Jayne W. on February 17, 2014

Signing birthday cards can be a tricky business. Many of us like to take the lazy way out and let the card’s greeting do the heavy lifting, and just sign our name. Others like to pour their heart out in their cards. Most of us, though, just want to write a little something extra to […]


Happy Valentine’s Day from The Gallery Collection!

by Joe Goldstein on February 14, 2014


How Do I Deal With A Death In The Office?

by Jayne W. on February 13, 2014

When a co-worker loses a loved one, even the most confident among us sometimes find it a challenge to know the right thing to say. The obvious and most practical thing to do when dealing with a death in the office is to send thoughtful sympathy cards with a personal note included. But who among […]


How To Plan Your Employee Birthday Cards In Advance

by Piper W. on February 10, 2014

Keeping track of your employee birthday cards can be so simple. I have found that by ordering birthday cards for my employees at the beginning of the year, I can obtain the best discounts for the year. The Gallery Collection has a large array of cards that are of high quality paper stock, embossed in […]


As part of The Gallery Collection’s charitable donation program, we made a donation of 1,000 holiday cards to Brooke’s Blossoming Hope for Childhood Cancer Foundation. The mission of Brooke’s Blossoming Hope is unique in the two-fold concept of helping children with cancer directly by providing them hand crafted headwear during the difficulties of hair loss, […]


As a senior HR manager, I highly recommend acknowledging each employee’s anniversary with a simple gesture. In fact boosting employee loyalty and strengthening morale can often be obtained with a personal card, letter or phone call. I prefer to send cards, and one of the most common questions I get from my colleagues is “What […]