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Courage Kenny Cards seeks artwork for 2016 season

MINNEAPOLIS 10/05/2015

Courage Kenny Cards is conducting a national art search to find artwork for their 2016 holiday card collection. Proceeds from the sale of fine art greeting cards supports Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's services. To date, Courage Kenny Cards has raised more than $6 million for Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. All artists, especially those with a disabilities, are invited to submit works to Courage Kenny Cards Art Search.

Since the first card was sent in 1958, Courage Kenny Cards have been a way for people to show they care about their relationships with business customers, friends and family – as well as people with disabilities.

Courage Kenny Cards seeks art suitable for holiday cards including traditional Christmas and Thanksgiving images. Major city scenes, world peace and ethnic diversity artwork is also requested. Two-dimensional artwork is selected based on artistic merit, suitability of subject and color.

A $400 licensing fee will be paid to the artist for each piece of artwork chosen, in addition to national exposure through the distribution of more than 600,000 catalogs and promotional pieces, radio, TV, Internet and print advertising. Entries will be accepted through January 15, 2016. Visit  CourageKennyCards.org for more information or send an email request to  artsearch@allina.com. Entries also can be submitted online at  CallforEntry.org.

The 2015 Courage Kenny Card collection features a wide variety of cards with traditional and modern images and messages, city skylines, winter landscapes and religious art. To view and order visit  Courage Kenny Cards' online store.

In the Twin Cities, boxed Courage Kenny Cards are available at Lunds & Byerlys, Bachman’s, Rose Floral in Stillwater, Minn., County Market in Hudson, Wis., as well as Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – Golden Valley beginning November 1, 2015. These longtime Courage Kenny Cards retail partners generously give 100 percent of the sale proceeds to Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute.

About Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute 

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, part of Allina Health, was created in 2013 by the merger of Courage Center and Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute. The Institute provides a continuum of rehabilitation services for people with short- and long-term conditions, injuries and disabilities in communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has multiple locations, and numerous programs and services. For more information visit allinahealth.org/couragekenny

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, home oxygen and medical equipment and emergency medical transportation services

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