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Church Hill Classics Announces 25th Anniversary Sweepstakes

We’ve been celebrating your lifetime achievements for a quarter of a century—now join us to celebrate one of ours!”

Monroe, CT - March 17, 2016 - Church Hill Classics/ is celebrating 25 years of providing customers with high-end, handcrafted products that are proudly made in the U.S.A. Through their e-commerce website,, Church Hill Classics offers an exclusive line of customizable diploma, certificate, award and photo frames for universities, colleges, high schools, professional organizations, alumni associations, and branches of the U.S. military.

From its modest beginnings as a home-based business located in the basement of her Connecticut residence, President, Founder and CEO Lucie Voves transformed Church Hill Classics into a thriving $10M+ company that today serves more than 1,600 accrediting organizations and institutions of higher learning. A certified woman-owned business and nine-time winner of Inc. 5000’s fastest-growing companies, Church Hill Classics is a proud member of the Professional Picture Framers Association and is honored to count Barnes & Noble College, Matthews Book Company, Texas Book Company, and numerous independent college bookstores among its nationwide partnerships.

For Voves, 2016 not only marks her 25th year in business but is also the year the company will create its one millionth frame. “We take great pride in the fact that we’ve handcrafted close to a million frames right here in Connecticut,” says Voves. For the lucky person purchasing that millionth frame, their order will be free. Stay tuned—the company expects to hit the millionth-frame milestone in late spring/early summer.

To share the excitement of their silver anniversary, Church Hill Classics will be giving away 25 $100 eGift Cards redeemable on the company’s website, Entries can be submitted through their Facebook page at Starting March 28, 2016, five lucky winners will be randomly selected each week until April 29, 2016.

“It’s been an honor to provide quality, American-made products that celebrate life’s special milestones,” explains Voves, “and now we’re thrilled to celebrate our very own!”

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