LHI 2009 Calendars PR by cln12100



Lang Holdings, Inc.
514 Wells Street
Delafield, WI 53018

Industry-Leading Lang®, Avalanche® and Turner™ lines add new products
that talk, help our planet, and inspire!

Delafield, WI – Lang Holdings, Inc, the owner and distributor of Lang®,
Avalanche® and Turner™ brand calendars and gifts, is unveiling more than 200
new products for 2009 within its popular, high quality lines.

“We are thrilled to continue our tradition of offering a wide variety of new designs
and product innovation within our three distinctive lines for 2009,” said Tamara
Hauck, Lang Holdings, Inc. vice president of marketing.

Lang® calendars expands popular line and helps support cancer research.
The industry’s #1 calendar since 1999, the Lang® wall calendar collection
continues its tradition of offering nationally recognized artists; durable, canvas
embossed paper stock; brass grommets for hanging; and more than 90 themes.
New titles for 2009 include “American Farm” by Mort Künstler, “American
Kitchen” by Susan Winget, “Coffee” by Dan DiPaolo, “Life is Your Dance” by
Karen H. Good, and many more. A truly inspired addition is the “Endurance
Through Faith” calendar by artist and cancer survivor Ellen Stouffer, featuring a
pictorial representation of her cancer journey with accompanying text from Psalm
23. The Lang Companies is donating a portion of the proceeds to the Breast
Cancer Research Foundation. The Lang® collection also features new two-year
pocket calendars in a wide variety of artistic styles.

New Avalanche® calendars play music, leave messages and help
plant trees.
Avalanche® is launching 66 new titles and 8 new formats within its innovative
calendar line. A highlight is their new sound calendars, which feature a voice-
recording capability or a pre-recording of memorable music. Avalanche® is also
debuting Plant-A-Tree eco-conscious calendar collections, which feature virtually
no packaging waste, recycled paper, a recyclable backer/pocket, and soy-based
ink. Avalanche® will also be donating part of the proceeds to fund American
Forests’ reforestation effort.

Turner™ calendars let your customers hum along to their favorite
team’s anthem.
The Turner Licensing™ line of national and college sports products includes new
designs within their extensive line of NFL, NHL, NBA, Major League Baseball
(MLB) and college wall and boxed calendars. Some new product highlights
include college stadium puzzles; college, NFL and MLB boxed Christmas cards;
and sound and box college university calendars featuring each school’s fight
song with the push of a button.

Background Information:

With headquarters in Delafield, WI, Lang Holdings, Inc. produces and distributes
three well known calendar and gift lines, including the Lang®, Avalanche®
Publishing, and Turner Licensing™ brands. Since 1982, The Lang Companies
has become the essence of distinctive artistic expression embodied in a broad
line of calendar and gift products featuring signature Americana themes.

Avalanche® Publishing, founded in1990, specializes in unique, high-quality
calendars, organizing products and gift books, and is best known for its creative
“Off the Wall” calendars with added features such as pockets, file folders, photo
sleeves, and more.

Turner Licensing™, established in 1955, is now a leading provider of creative
and high-quality sports licensed calendars, stationery and back-to-school

For more information about all of the Lang Holdings brands, contact Michele
Virnig, Marketing Manager, at 262-646-7596.

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