Turner Publishing Announces
RWCS Anniversary Book have been shipped to all pre-orders!
The long await RWCS Anniversary book from Turner Publishing began shipping to people who placed orders on March 19, 2008. The RWCS Business Office received notification from Turner Publishing that the books have all been shipped. If you have not received book please contact Turner Publishing directly.
A copy will be available at the RWCS Business Office should anyone like to see the finished book before ordering.
It is not to late to order a book just contact Turner Publishing. Each book is $54.90 which include the $6.95 for shipping an handling.
pre-register for convention
order commemoratives to be picked up or mailed
Contract for a Sellers table
Picnic and Banquet tickets
Renew your membership
2008 Annual Convention
The 2008 July Convention will be July 10-12, 2008 in Red Wing at the Red Wing High School. This will mark the 32nd Anniversary of the RWCS membership gathering in Red Wing.
This year the State of Minnesota is celebrating 150 years of Statehood, so our Convention is going to focus on all things Minnesota. Members are encouraged to send pictures of their Minnesota pieces to the RWCS office for the Convention Supplement.
Visit the Convention Page to learn more about this exciting event! Information on education sessions, kids view, auction, picnic and so much more!
If you have any questions regarding the RWCS Convention please contact the RWCS Business Office at email@example.com or phone at 800-977-7927.
We hope to see all of you once again in Red Wing!
Aloha RWCS Members!
The MidWinter GetTogether February 8-10.
It is with great excitement that the RWCS Business Office announces that the 2008 MidWinter Show and Sale on February 9th from 1:oopm to 4:00pm is sold out!
The MidWinter Show and Sale will have 46 sellers tables filling the room to capacity with Red Wing Stoneware, Dinnerware, and Art Pottery at the Holiday Inn and Suites, Des Moines, IA.
In addition to this jam packed Show and Sale room there will be educational sessions, Kids View, Room Sales, and auction organized by Houghton’s Auction Service. Click here to learn more about MidWinter.
It is not to late to register. Pre-registration will be open until the January 31st. RWCS Members can register by logging in to the Members Only section of website, calling the Business Office at 800-977-7927, or mailing a registration form today.
The MidWinter will be held at the Holiday Inn & Suites, 4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines IA, February 8-10. You must be a current member and registered for MidWinter in order to attend the event. If you are not a member you can join today or the day of the event at the registration table.
Don’t Miss this MidWinter!
Additional Housing Now Available for MidWinter!
The RWCS housing block is almost sold out. The RWCS Business Office worked closely with our contact at the Holiday Inn and Suites and rooms are now available at the Super 8 located directly behind the Holiday Inn. Below are the details for the facility.
Attention RWCS Members and Chapters!
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
For every NEW PRIMARY MEMBER that a current RWCS Member recruits to join the RWCS between now and July 1, 2008, your name will be entered in to a drawing to win free Society membership for one year and registration to either the 2009 MidWinter GetTogether or the July Convention.
Any member that recruits five or more NEW PRIMARY MEMBERS to the RWCS during the program will automatically have their membership renewed for free for one year!
This program is also open to all RWCS Chapters!
The Chapter with the most NEW PRIMARY MEMBERS joining the Society will have first bragging rights to the traveling Little Brown Jug of Membership. This trophy will be presented at the 2008 Convention and the program will be an annual event.
Name and/or membership number for the referring current member
Name of the Chapter referring the new member
The RWCS Business Office keeps track of everything. For more information please call 800-977-7927 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let’s Start Today!
November 2007 Meeting Minutes
2008 Approved Budget
The Full Board of the RWCS met in Red Wing, MN on November 3. Items that where discussed included Open Board positions, Bi-Law revisions, and the 2008 Operation Budget.
Members may view the 2008 Budget and Full Board Meeting minutes by logging into the RWCS Website and clicking on the Meeting Minutes and Budget & Financial tabs on the menu bar. This information will also be available to all member in an up coming issue of the RWCS Newsletter.
Please contact the RWCS Business Office with any questions!
Aloha RWCS Members!
MidWinter Get Together Update!
NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD:
The Education Manager, Terry Speedy has released the Education Sessions for MidWinter along with the Key Note Address information.
The MidWinter GetTogether Keynote will be one you won’t want to miss. RWCS Member Dave Kuffel will be talking about the recently discovered and preserved Red Wing Potteries Ledger Book. Attend MidWinter and learn all about the latest information regarding the Ledger book!
In addition, their will be education session regarding art pottery, salt glaze, ebay, recent dump finds. The RWCS Business Office has received so much positive feedback on the Online Membership Services, Bonnie Myers will be offering a session to show everyone what this new service has to offer you the member.
There was such a positive response to the KidsView program in 2007 we are forging ahead with another program "Clowning Around". The kids will have the opportunity to paint Clown faced mugs and other great projects. More information come soon.