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The Salvation Army Produces Low-cost Interactive Resources with QuarkXPress

The Schools and College Unit within the Salvation Army UK and Ireland Designed the ‘Ultimate Church Visit’ Resources with Flash in QuarkXPress 8

LONDON - 11/3/2010 - The Schools and Colleges Unit within The Salvation Army provided 140 churches in the United Kingdom and Ireland with their “Ultimate Church Visit” resource package, a kit designed to handout to schools visiting a Salvation Army place of worship. The resources – created in-house with QuarkXPress® 8 – include an interactive CD ROM, information and activity cards, teaching outlines, and display material.

“The Ultimate Church Visit resource package looks amazing and everyone is thrilled with the results. We saved a significant amount of money, which is important for a not-for-profit organization and a small department like ours,” said Shelley Drake, Schools Resources Development Officer at The Salvation Army.

Peter Schaebbicke, Quark European Channel and Education Program Director, said, “We recognize the constraints that charities face with regard to budgets. Our Non-Profit Program addresses this issue in particular by offering QuarkXPress 8 at a significantly reduced price. Charitable organizations can now purchase QuarkXPress 8 for only £149/€189/$299 (excl. VAT and tax) giving them the same page-layout and design software used by creative professionals at an affordable price.”

An in-depth case study about how The Salvation Army has used QuarkXPress 8 to create interactive resources with limited training and budget can be found here:
http://www.quark.com/pdf/QXP_SalvationArmySuccessStory_US_Web.pdf.

About the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a worldwide Christian church and registered charity, working in more than 120 countries, and is one of the largest and most diverse providers of social welfare in the world. For more information visit www.salvationarmy.org.uk.

About QuarkXPress 8 for the Non-Profit Sector
When an organization depends on a limited budget to communicate what it does and needs to attract volunteers, raise funds, and relay the important impact it has for the community, Quark can help. With QuarkXPress — superior page-layout and design software — organizations can create professional-quality promotional materials for print, Web, and interactive formats in a single, affordable application.

Quark offers charitable organizations across the world the opportunity to purchase QuarkXPress 8 with a discount of up to 80 percent off the original price. To check eligibility and purchase non-profit-priced copies of QuarkXPress, contact a Quark Authorized Reseller or contact Quark Customer Service.

Charitable organizations can download a FREE 60-day, fully-functional trial version of QuarkXPress 8 at http://8.quark.com/evaluation.html.

About Quark
Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organizations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product — QuarkXPress® — changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionizing publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Artwork to illustrate this story is available on request.

Contact: Sarah Rector, Quark Inc., 303-520-2993, srector@quark.com