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Vince Kramer Associates, Inc. to Represent Act Now Inspirations Products

Columbus-(May 3, 2016) - Act Now, Inc., exclusive producer of Act Now Inspirations, a line of inspirational verse products featuring the writings of Don Ebie, reached agreement to have Vince Kramer Associates, Inc. represent the product line for sale to retail stores and hospitals in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky and Michigan.

In her announcement, Darlene said "This is a great opportunity to be added to the Vince Kramer Associates 'blue sheet' list of manufacturers. Their reputation for providing professional, courteous customer service is just how Act Now Inspirations should be represented. It is just how my father did it. Having our product displayed on the aisle at the Columbus MarketPlace Showroom is very exciting. It is awesome to be working with another second generation owner of a family business. We both understand the responsibility of carrying on a family legacy."

Since 1970, Vince Kramer Associates, Inc. has represented manufacturers and importers in the gift industry, the diversity and depth of whose product lines contribute toward making Vince Kramer Associates “Your One-Stop Inspirational Shop.” In 1996, Paul Kramer, President of VKA, moved the corporate headquarters to Columbus, OH, where he has a permanent showroom in the Columbus MarketPlace. VKA has Sales Associates who provide personal service to retailers in the five states of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania.

Vince Kramer Associates, Inc.

Breakfast with Santa Event at Wolstein Center

CLEVELAND-(December 19, 2015) - Act Now, Inc., a leading provider of Holiday Workshop events at Northeast Ohio public, private, and charter elementary schools, hosted a breakfast with Santa prior to the Cleveland State Vikings basketball game at the Wolstein Center. Families were able to shop from among a sampling of items that are normally offered at school holiday workshops. Kids also had the opportunity to get their picture taken with Santa. Santa was happy to hand out a candy cane to anyone sitting on his lap.

More information on how you can bring an Act Now, Inc. Holiday Workshop to your school can be found on their corporate website.

Breakfast with Santa Event at Wolstein Center

Act Now Print and Promote Official Printer of Cleveland State Athletics

AKRON-(June 30, 2015) - Act Now, Inc. Print & Promote signed a contract with Viking Sports Properties, Learfield Sports' local, dedicated team representing Cleveland State, to become official printer of Cleveland State Athletics.

Darlene indicated "I am excited to take this leap into the exciting world of collegiate athletics. I am excited to see where this partnership with Cleveland State is going to take Act Now, Inc. Print & Promote. Beyond providing printing services, I will be furnishing promotional items and t-shirts at event give-away games. In addition, we will be producing and installing signage in the Wolstein Center arena and concourse as well as banners in their other athletic venues."

Viking Sports Properties

Act Now Print and Promote to be Exclusive Printer of Starlight Inspirations

AKRON-(June 1, 2014) - Act Now, Inc. Print & Promote entered into an agreement with Starlight Inspirations, owned by Marie Kline, to become the bookmark printer for Starlight's new line of products being marketed exclusively to the Amish Community.

Darlene said "Marie's passion for providing inspirational products to the Amish and Mennonite communities led her to design her own lines of bookmarks; Joyful Blessings, Personalized Joyful Blessings, and Joyful Blessings Wedding Bookmarks. Act Now, Inc. Print and Promote is the exclusive printer of these products. The form factor fits perfectly into templates we already have established with our Act Now Inspirations line, so it was a natural fit."

Starlight Inspirations to Distribute Act Now Inspirations Pocket Name Cards, Verse Cards and Bookmarks

AKRON-(March 1, 2013) - Act Now, Inc., exclusive producer of Act Now Inspirations, a line of inspirational verse products featuring the writings of Don Ebie, announced an agreement to have their product line distributed in the Amish Community by Starlight Inspirations.

In her announcement, Darlene said "I am so excited to have my father's product going back into the Amish and Mennonite communities. My father served many Amish customers throughout Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and beyond. They were a strong customer base of his, as they embraced his verse in the products he sold to their stores. It is wonderful to be able to rekindle relationships with these dear friends of my father."

Starlight Inspirations is a new company located in Shreve, Ohio owned by Marie Kline.