Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Hallowe'en!!

Make sure all your little
ghosts, ghouls and goblins
are safe tonight!

(Photo credit: HLC Factory Direct website)

Sunday, October 25, 2009

SideDish Ads for Winter 2009 Issue of The Dish

It is time once again for HLCCA members to place their FREE ads in "The SideDish", HLCCA's classified advertising supplement that accompanies each issue of The Dish. The Winter 2009 issue of The Dish is in the final stages of preparation and we expect to send the finished pages to the printer soon.

HLCCA members are invited to advertise items for sale, wants, trades, etc. You also may place ads in "The SideDish" to promote events or announce activities related to HLCCA, Fiesta and other HLC product lines, or just inform other HLCCA members of exciting new pottery-related websites!

Members are entitled to submit one (1) free ad per issue, which will be printed on a space-available, first-come, first-served basis. Ads should be limited to 30 words and must include specific contact information, e.g., phone number (with area code), email address, and/or mailing address.

Please forward your ad to: or Ads for "The SideDish" must be received by Wednesday, November 4, 2009.

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Speaking of limited quantities...

Supplies of our exclusive embossed ornaments are dwindling rapidly. As of this post, only 10 EVERGREEN ornaments remain in stock. Be sure to order yours (also available in SCARLET and TANGERINE) on the HLCCA website.

UPDATE 11/3/09, 4:35 PM PST: HLCCA's on-line store has been re-stocked with ornaments, but make sure to place your order in time for the holidays!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

1930s HLC Production Film on YouTube Video

This 11-minute video has been posted on YouTube and HLC's Facebook page. Check it out below!

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

HLC Outlet Tent Sale this Weekend

In conjunction with the Tent Sale, the HLC Outlet is having a Food Drive for several local Food Banks. If you're attending, please bring a non-perishable food item with you to the sale to help these food banks. The Outlet will also accept cash donations if you would like to help purchase more food for these local food banks. The HLC Outlet appreciates all you can do to help the needy.

As a fund raiser for THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, the Outlet will also be selling a chance to be the first shopper into the tent each day of the sale. The winner will have 10 minutes to shop before others are allowed into the tent. Only one winner per day, but tickets are good for all 3 days of the sale. The drawing will be at 7:00AM, with tickets going on sale at 6:30 AM each day of the sale. You may purchase your ticket in advance by calling (800) 452-4462, Option 1. Ticket price is $5.00 and all proceeds go to THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.

(Photo credit: HLC Facebook page)

Saturday, October 10, 2009

New "Fall Fantasy" at HLC Outlet

Just in time for fall, the HLC Outlet presents its new Fall Fantasy pattern. Check it out on the HLC Factory Outlet website.

(Photo credit: HLC website)

Monday, October 5, 2009

Fewer than 20 Red Stripe Mugs in Stock

There are fewer than 20 mugs left in the HLCCA store. Be sure to get yours! We're also re-ordering dinner plates and will have them back in stock soon.

UPDATE 10/8/09, 5:15 PM PDT: Only 10 mugs left in stock.

UPDATE 10/10/09, 5:06 PM PDT: Mugs are sold out!

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Remember, the polls close in a week!!

The mail-in ballots for the location of HLCCA Conference 2012 are due by Saturday, October 10, 2009. Please mail them to HLCCA, PO Box 721, North Platte, NE 69103-0721. Thanks!

Friday, October 2, 2009

ACC/NAC Update, Volume 7, Number 4

The latest update from the Association of Collecting Clubs/National Association of Collectors (ACC/NAC) is now available on-line. Check it out!