Monday, January 30, 2012

SideDish Ads Due for Spring 2012 Issue of "The Dish"

It's 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 Spring 2012 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. To join HLCCA, click here.

Please forward your ad to HLCCA President Sandra Bond or The Dish Editor David Schaefer. Ads for "The SideDish" must be received by Friday, February 10, 2012.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Happy 3rd Anniversary, DISHing with HLCCA!

DISHing with HLCCA was a product of the 2009 Officers' Meeting in Nashville, TN.  Three years later, it's going strongly with nearly 100 followers and more than 400 posts.  Thanks for you interest and support!

(P.S. - We've recently enabled DISHing with HLCCA for mobile devices.  Let us know if you're checking us out on your smart phone or tablet!)

Monday, January 9, 2012

HLCCA Officer's Meeting This Weekend

The officers of the Board of Directors of HLCCA will be meeting via teleconference this Saturday, Jan. 14th, beginning at 9:00 AM CST.  Major topics of discussion are expected to include the plans for this year's annual conference in Kansas City, MO, in July, as well as preliminary planning for the 2013 and 2014 annual conferences.  If there are a topics that HLCCA members would like the officers to discuss this weekend, please e-mail them to by Friday, Jan. 13th.  Thank you!

Friday, January 6, 2012

Carleton Varney Gives Fiesta Raves!

The Jan. 5th edition of the Palm Beach (FL) Daily News included a feature article by world-famous designer Carleton Varney, singing the praises of Fiesta dinnerware.  Varney is also responsible for the interior design of another West Virginia icon, the Greenbrier Hotel in White Suphur Springs, WV.

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