RWCS 2005 Convention Huge Success

The July 2005 RWCS Convention was by all standards a
huge success.  2,336 members attended from such faraway places as
Norway, Canada, Hawaii, California, Washington, Texas, Arizona, Alabama
and Maryland. Doesn’t that say something about the dedication of our

Some of the highlights of the Convention were:

  • The Commemorative, a Red Wing Perfection Syrup Jar with lid, was very popular. (see accompanying News Article)
  • The live pottery demonstration by Rowe Pottery received a lot of attention.
  • 131 future members of the RWCS attended KidsView Seminars.
  • The Auction sales on Thursday night were $148.690
  • The
    Scavenger Hunt, created by Diane Hallstrom, brought great participation
    and excitement. Could the $100 cash prize have helped?
  • 3 new Chapters, Wolverine (MI), Lewis and Clark(MT, ND)and Sunshine State (FL) were accepted into the national RWCS.
  • The Show and Sale was well attended and sellers felt sales were good.

Plans are already underway for next year’s Convention, July 6-8, 2006.