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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Rex the Squirrel to send Valentine’s Day postcards to Ocala residents

The City of Ocala Recreation and Parks Department’s newest employee and ambassador, Rex the Squirrel, is offering to send specially designed postcards to local residents on Valentine’s Day.

Beginning today through Sunday, February 5, Ocala residents can click here to sign up for a free postcard from Rex. According to the city, a total of 500 postcards are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Residents must provide a valid recipient’s name and mailing address. The postcards will be mailed on or by Tuesday, February 14, and the city states that it is not responsible for lost, stolen, or misplaced mailers.

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Rex the Squirrel will send a total of 500 specially designed Valentine’s Day postcards to local residents (Photo: Ocala Recreation and Parks Department)

“Rex is an important part of our team, and we appreciate the enthusiasm and love he shares with our community. Whether you are a young child or young at heart, I think we all appreciate receiving a Valentine in the mail,” stated Amy Casaletto, Community Special Events Manager for the Ocala Recreation and Parks Department.

For more information, visit the Ocala Recreation and Parks Department website or call 352-368-5517.