06.11.2002Corporate

Show Dad He's Best With Creative Ideas from Verizon SuperPages.com

DALLAS -- This Father's Day-whether you're looking for kid-friendly projects to make for Dad or other popular gift ideas-Verizon SuperPages.com offers creative suggestions to make the day stand out for fathers everywhere.


Visit SuperPages.com (http://superpages.com) and click on the "Father's Day" link, found under "What's New," for tips on how to create memorable homemade gifts including printable pictures for children to color, recipes for Dad's favorite cookies or pie and instructions on how to make a hand drawn card with art supplies. For another personalized idea, surprise him with a printable coupon -- good for taking out the trash, mowing the yard or washing Dad's car. Even create a custom coupon if you have a special favor in mind.


You can also send a Father's Day e-mail postcard, as SuperPages.com offers a variety of both comical and sentimental e-cards.


Celebrate the greatness of fathers by reading an article by national children's author Mary Brigid Barrett, and find reading recommendations for dads and kids including:


Younger Kids

  • Voyage to the Bunny Planet by Rosemary Wells

  • George and Martha by James Marshall

  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Sciesza


Older Kids

  • Time Warp Trio series by Jon Sciesza

  • Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater

  • The Enormous Egg by Oliver Butterworth


In addition, the Father's Day section of SuperPages.com allows you to search your local area for restaurants, sporting goods, barbecue/grilling supplies and other Dad-related vendors. There are also "Dad Stays Home" and "First Father's Day" links. For more creative Father's Day ideas, visit www.SuperPages.com and click on the Father's Day link found under "What's New."


For the adult crowd seeking the perfect gift, consider options such as CDs/DVDs, clothes, cologne, a framed photo of you and Dad, movie passes or a gift certificate to his favorite restaurant or bookstore. Ties, tool sets and grill accessories are also popular presents.


About Verizon Information Services and SuperPages.com


Verizon Information Services is the world's leading print and online directory publisher, a content provider for communications products and services, and the largest publisher of Hispanic directories in the U.S. With operations in 16 countries and annual revenues of more than $4.3 billion, Verizon Information Services publishes nearly 1,200 U.S. Verizon SuperPages directories and 400 international directories with a total circulation of approximately 150 million copies worldwide.


Based in the Dallas area, Verizon Information Services produces and markets SuperPages.com, the Internet's #1 online directory and shopping resource. SuperPages.com receives as many as 13 million visits and 9 million unique visitors a month and powers directory services on MSN, InfoSpace, AltaVista, Excite, Lycos, Ask Jeeves, HotBot, BigFoot, Tripod and Angelfire as well as more than 2,500 affiliate Web sites.


The company supports computer literacy with philanthropic programs and through the Enlighten Me and Internet Learning Tutor sites on SuperPages.com. Enlighten Me is a fun site where children and their caregivers go to read, learn and explore. The Internet Learning Tutor is specifically designed for adults who are just learning their way around the Internet.


Verizon Information Services is a unit of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), one of the world's leading providers of communications services. Through its signature Verizon Reads program and the Verizon Literacy Network, Verizon is leading the fight to increase U.S. literacy levels by creating community and corporate awareness, raising funds, encouraging collaboration among literacy providers and engaging employees in supporting literacy programs.


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