PDF format now available for download!
Current RWCS members now have access to the 2007 issues of the Official RWCS Newsletter on the Newsletter tab. In 2008 the RWCS Business Office worked with a small group of members to scan, create PDF’s, and post issues from 1996 to the present.
Below are the direct links to the 2007 issues
To view all available issues visit the Newsletter Page.
2009 On-line Convention Registration
The 2009 Convention registration is open on-line. RWCS Members can now pre-register to attend, order commemorative, purchase picnic and banquet tickets!
Come "Celebrate with Red Wing" at the 2009 Annual July Convention, July 9-11, 2009. To learn more about official Convention events visit the event page today!
2009 MidWinter GetTogether Attendee Survey
The RWCS Business Office is conducting a survey regarding this years event using Survey Monkey.
Thank you to all the members who have already responded via email through the Survey Monkey program. The RWCS Business Office sent emails to each MidWinter attendee with an email address.
If you attended MidWinter, BUT DID NOT RECEIVE the survey email, please use the link below!
By filling out this 10 question survey, you will help us plan for the 2010 event, February 12-14. We look forward to receiving feedback from you soon regarding your MidWinter GetTogether experience.
2009 Annual July Convention
Red Wing, MN
"Celebrating with Red Wing"
July 9-11, 2009
The 2009 Convention in Red Wing will mark the 33rd Convention. It is exciting to know that our organization continues to remain strong. This years theme is to share how you celebrate using your Red Wing Collection. Members are encourage to submit pictures of using their collections for family celebrations, holidays, special occasions, and everyday use. Please send your pictures to the RWCS Business Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration forms have been included in RWCS Members February 2009 Newsletter. On line registration will be open by the end of February.
Click Here for Pre-registration form
In an effort to go green the Auction forms will be not be included in the February newsletter mailing. RWCS members who submitted pieces in 2008 will receive the form in one of the following ways:
- Download today – Click Here
Questions regarding the 2009 Auction should be directed to Todd Avery, Auction Manager at email@example.com
There are a number of exciting changes occurring at the 2009 Convention.
- The Friday night picnic will be a pig roast in a new location. Watch for more information on all the exciting editions to this event!
- The Banquet will be held at the St. James Hotel Summit Room this year.
- For members interested in an opportunity to socialize on Saturday night, but not attend the banquet, we are planning a "So Long Mixer" in Jimmy’s Pub at the St. James Hotel.
More details on both of these events coming soon.
The 2009 Display room is now accepting contracts. Laura Beall, display chair, is looking for members interested in showing their collections at MidWinter. No display is to small to be entered to win a special commemorative for Best in Show, People’s Choice, or Rare Item. If you have question contact Laura Beall today at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also included in the Newsletter, Kathy Silverthorn, director, Red Wing Visitor and Convention Bureau, discussed available housing in Red Wing for the 2009 Convention. Below is the most current housing information for Hotels and Motels in the Red Wing Community.
Members are encouraged to contact hotel directly or the Red Wing Visitor & Convention Bureau at 800-498-3444 or on line at www.redwing.org for best available.
2010 MidWinter GetTogether
12-14 February 2010
The Red Wing Collectors Society will hold it Annual MidWinter GetTogether, February 12-14, 2010 at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Des Moines, IA.
Make your reservations today for the 2010 MidWinter. Once again we will be returning to the Holiday Inn at 4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA.
2009 February Newsletter Issue
Classifieds available online
In 2009 the RWCS Website has launched a classified page. This new page will publish the classifieds following the official mail date of the printed newsletter.
This online service offers additional benefits to advertisers:
ability to post a picture of items for sale
direct link to your email address or website
open to any visitor to the RWCS website
If you are interested in advertising in a future newsletter issue please contact Rick Natynski, editor at email@example.com
Contact Stacy Wegner, executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you missed the last issue but would like to post online today!
The following items were stolen from a West Des Moines, Iowa home on Saturday February 7, 2009 between 2:30PM and 9:30PM. A reward will be offered for any information provided that leads to the recovery of these items.
Please call 1-515-205-2053
1. Orange banded Western Stoneware rolling pin with the following advertising:
DIGNANS DOUBLE HEADER
FOR CASH AND FOR LESS
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