Nebraska RedWingers Chapter Meeting Scheduled

The Nebraska RedWingers next chapter meeting will be held at the Country Kitchen, 3324 S Lincoln Ave, in York Nebraska, on March 3rd, 2007 at 12:00pm . The Country Kitchen is located ½ mile north of I-80 on the west side of the road. The educational part of the meeting will be about Majolica. The presentation will be given by Nebraska Redwinger member Mike Lunkwitz. Guests are welcome. For more information or in case of inclement weather contact Rose Splittgerber (402)730-3400

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MidWinter Registration Now Available!

The MidWinter Registration System is now up and running for members!

Simply enter your user ID and password and it will direct you to the RWCS Online Membership Services page. There you will be able to renew your membership, pre-register for the MidWinter GetTogether, and secure a Sellers Table. The RWCS Membership Services accepts VISA, MasterCard, and Discover.

If you have never used the Members Only Section and are a current member click here to set your user ID and password. Once you do that it will immediately direct you to the Online Membership Services page. If you have any problems please contact the RWCS Business at 800-977-7927 or email at

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2007 MidWinter Education Sessions

The 2007 MidWinter GetTogether Education Sessions planned have been announced!

The Keynote Speaker during the Opening Session will be Bonnie Meyers, Chair for the 30th Anniversary Committee. Bonnie will be presenting what exciting activities and events that members can expect at the 2007 July Convention in Red Wing. She will also be talking about opportunities for all members to get involved in our 30th Anniversary Celebration.

Below is a list of the Education Sessions being presented at the 2007 MidWinter GetTogether!

E Bay Tips and Tactics Chris Osterholz

Recent Dump Finds Steve Showers

Salt-Glazed Red Wing Rick Natynski

Nemadji Pottery and it’s Red Wing Ties Steve Brown

In addition, to these wonderful education opportunities for our members all Kids attending the 2007 MidWinter event our encouraged to participate in a Kid View Paint Project! All supplies will be provided so come on out all you young collectors!

Registration Deadline for MidWinter is January 19, 2007.

REMINDER: The RWCS Business office is still taking request for Sellers Tables until January 11, 2007. Please contact Lori Anderson via email at or call 800-977-7927 for a contract.

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Nebraska RedWingers Chapter Meeting

The next Chapter Meeting of the Nebraska RedWingers will be on December 2, 2006. It will be helped at the Knolls Restaurant at 2201 Old Cheney Rd, Lincoln, NE.

A buffet lunch is available at noon for those wishing to partake for $12.00 per person. The business meeting will follow at approximately 1:00pm. Guests Welcome!

Please RSVP to Rose or Steve Splittgerber at

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Red Wing Retro Exhibit Extended

The Red Wing Retro Extraordinary Pottery, Everyday Life exhibit at the Minnesota History Center has been extended! Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Red Wing Retro exhibit at the Minnesota History Center the exhibit has been extended until April 8,, 2007.

In addition, to this great news they will be having at Red Wing Retro Family Day on Sunday, March 11, 2007. There will be a lecture series including a book signing by Ray Riess. Other Family Day activities include paint your plate for kids and a few of our members available for valuing services. On March11th all RWCS members who identify themselves will receive discount admission of $4 instead of the normal $8 to the exhibit and activities.

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RWCS Website upgrade beginning Oct. 23

Attention! Beginning Monday, October 23, 2006 we will be making upgrades to the RWCS website. The Members only sign up feature will be unavailable. You will still be able to login if you’ve previously signed up online. Also, the Ask the Experts submit question pages will be unavailable, however, the answered questions will stay online.

Our apologies for this inconvenience to our RWCS members and visitors. Those features should be back online later this week.

If you have any questions, please contact the business office at 800-977-7927.

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MidWinter Event Information Now Available!

MidWinter GetTogether information now available by clicking on the MidWinter page under Events.

The 2007 MidWinter GetTogether theme is Ringing in the Chinese New Years. Come celebrate with your fellow Red Wing Collectors.

  • Housing information
  • Event Schedule
  • Registration Form and Sellers Contracts for Download next week!
  • Soon to follow Education Sessions, and the New Kids View program!

If you are interested in volunteering at MidWinter please contact Lori in the Business Office at or by phone at 800-977-7927.

Hope to see you all there!

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MidWinter 2007 Hotel Information

MidWinter 2007 Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
4800 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
Phone: 515-278-4755

For reservations call 800-HOLIDAY (indicate that you are a RWCS Mid Winter attendee and/or room seller

Deadline: January 18th, 2007 for the room block ( up to 4 guests per room)
Floors 1-4 are designated non-smoking and floor 5 is smoking

Types of Rooms:
Standard: either 2 Queen beds or 1 king bed at $64 per night plus 12% tax
Junior Suite: 1 king bed and 1 sleeper sofa at $94 per night plus 12% tax
(About one and a half rooms with a bedroom areas bigger and a living area smaller)
Extended Stay Suite: 1 king and 1 sleeper sofa at $105 per night plus 12% tax
(The size of one and a half rooms with the bedroom area smaller and the living area bigger)
Family or Parlor Suite: 1 king and 1 sleeper at $126 plus 12% tax
(The size of two rooms with a big dining room table and kitchen area)

Whirlpool Suite: at $146 plus $12% tax

****** New this year for Room Sales – Furnishings Packages **************
Sellers Package: $15 per night: one 6 foot table clothed with 3 chairs
Deluxe Package $28 per night two 6 foot tables clothed with 6 chairs and an easel

If you are interested in securing a Furnishing Package for Midwinter for your Room Sale Please contact: Donna Lynde at the Holiday Inn & Suites at 515-727-0402 or at to reserve a package.

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