SOURCE: Paper Shouts, Inc.

August 14, 2008 09:00 ET

Paper Shouts Creates Invitation for "The Retreat" at the ALMA Awards

In Addition to Custom Invitation, ALMA Awards Celebrity Guests Will Receive Note Cards From Paper Shouts

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - August 14, 2008) - Paper Shouts, provider of posh notes for life's big moments, announced today it was selected to develop a custom invitation for "The Retreat," a backstage gathering for celebrities attending the 2008 NCLR ALMA Awards®. The 2008 ALMA Awards will be hosted by celebrity Eva Longoria Parker and will air on Friday, September 12 to bring together celebrities and leaders to commemorate Latino heritage. In addition to the creation of the invitation for "The Retreat," Paper Shouts' 100 percent Post Consumer Waste (PCW) recycled paper note cards offered in vintage, modern, and traditional designs will be included in the gift baskets and handed out to all of the celebrity presenters at the Awards.

"After seeing the distinctive invitations Paper Shouts developed for other celebrity events, such as the MTV and CMT Awards, they were our first choice for creating invitations for our exclusive backstage event at the ALMA Awards," said Karen Wood, president at Backstage Creations. "Celebrities attending the event will also get to take advantage of Paper Shout's fashionable designs with a set of customized note cards -- a perfect way to keep in touch with their friends and family."

Celebrities expected to participate in the ALMA Awards include Eva Longoria Parker, Jessica Alba, The Black Eyed Peas, America Ferrera, and Shakira. In addition to "The Retreat" invitations, Paper Shouts also developed a custom invitation for this years' Summer of Stars Fourth of July Bash, an event attended by several celebrities to celebrate our nation's birthday in an eco-friendly manner. Paper Shouts' unique mix of note cards have also been selected for the gift baskets at the MTV and CMT Awards, as well as Earth Day and Mother's Day gifting programs.

"It's an honor to have Paper Shouts selected to provide both the custom invitation for 'The Retreat' as well as our unique note card sets for the celebrity gift baskets at the ALMA Awards," said Shannon Malliet, president of Paper Shouts. "We are delighted with the personalized invitation, as it sets the stage for the premier awards event, celebrating the spirit of the Latino community in the entertainment industry."

Paper Shouts' custom designed products are printed on 100 percent PCW recycled paper, using 110 pound card stock with matte finish. Customers can easily personalize their own cards and invitations online and preview them before orders are finalized. Customer service is available to aid in design and ensure all orders are personally viewed before shipping. Paper Shouts offers a wide variety of products including birth announcements, shower invitations, kids' birthday invitations, sweet sixteen party invites, graduation announcements, bar/bat mitzvah invitations, quinceañera invitations, wedding invitations, holiday cards, pet announcements, thank you cards, personalized note cards and more.

About Paper Shouts, Inc.

Paper Shouts, headquartered in Scotts Valley, California, was created with the mission of giving people a way to share their family news that is not only easy and cost effective, but also provides an end result that is as fabulous and personal as the events themselves. Paper Shouts believes the design of an invitation or announcement should be an extension of the personalities of our customers. We have created a unique set of designs to reflect individual styles -- traditional, vintage, and modern. All products are custom-designed and printed on 100 percent PCW recycled paper. For more information on Paper Shouts, please visit www.papershouts.com.

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