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Findlay Bottle Show -- October 16, 2011

DEALER TABLES ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT

Our show chairman Fred Curtis announced at our June meeting that we have already sold 50 tables! So folks, that means there are less than 20 tables left! Get your Findlay Bottle Show contracts in NOW.
Call Fred for dealer info @ 419-424-0486. Last year we were sold out before the National Show, and it looks like that's going to happen again. Thank you to those who have gotten their contracts in so quickly. We're working hard to make this year's show another memorable success! 
To that end, we're thrilled to tell you that we have added a Special Event.
The Saturday before our bottle show (Oct. 15, 2011), is dealer set-up day, with our famous supper. There is no early bird admission on Saturday, it's just the club members and the dealers, shopping and visiting, and enjoying our time together. Dealer set up is from 1pm to 9pm, with dinner at 6pm.
This year's dinner will be extra special. Why? Because there's a...
Guest Speaker at the Dealer Dinner
Noted author and bottle industry historian Dr. Quentin Skrabec will be giving a talk at the Dealer Dinner on Saturday Oct. 15. He is the author of several bottle-related books, and has a wonderful talk planned for us. Dr. Skrabec's books include biographys on the inventor of the Owens Bottle Machine, as well as the Mr.'s Heinz and Libbey, and a book on the glass industry of NW Ohio,
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Dr. Skrabec is a professor at Findlay University.
His books include:
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A biography of HJ Heinz
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Michael Owens and the Glass Industry
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Edward Drummond Libbey: A Biography of the American Glassmaker
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Glass in Northwest Ohio
You can see by these titles, which are just a few of his books, that we are in for quite a treat.
Another reason to get your contracts in right away. The only way to attend the dinner and hear Dr. Skrabec's speech, is to have a show table.
Find these and other Quentin Skrabec books on Amazon (link).
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Also NEW for 2011!
Early Bird admission on Sunday from 7am - 9am for only $10
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