2010 ANNUAL CONVENTION

 

JULY 8 -11, 2010

 

 

THURSDAY, JULY 8  

 

          Chicago "Windy City" Tour and Naperville Pizza Party  (see pictures)

 

FRIDAY, JULY 9

 

9 TO 1 0:45 AM

        Registration

  

 

Check in pottery for members' sales and silent auction tables

 

  

    Theme table                                Raffle prizes

 

                                                                                                                       NATS product manager Charlotte opens 10:45 AM TO 12 NOON

Convention Welcome

       

        Kathy Collins, NATS President

        NATS Business Meeting

        Members' Table & Silent Auction bidding begins

        Photo Competition voting begins

 

12 NOON TO 1 PM

        Presidents' luncheon

 Presidents present for the Presidents' Luncheon

John Buckworth ( 2002-2005); Kathy Collins (2009- present); Diane Claffy (2007-2009); Judy Wucherer (1995- 1998); Shelby Scherr(2005-2007)

 

1:15  to 2 PM

        Presentation: Chris Fessler, WI.  "Mottoes; Meanings and Their Sources"

 

2 to 2:30 PM

         Mystery Pot & Theme Pot Discussion.   Brenda Kimber, England & Judy Wucherer, WI

 

2:45 to 3:30 PM

        Presentation: Judy Grant, AR "25 Years of Buying in England"

 

3:30 to 4:15 PM

        Presentation: Brenda & Ian Kimber, England "Under Brunel's Tower", The History of Long Park Pottery.

 

5:15 PM

    Hotel shuttle 'bus to the home of Mary Jo and Kevin O'Connor for an Open House & Chicago style dinner .

  

SATURDAY. JULY 10

 

9 AM TO 12 NOON

 

     SALES MALL (see pictures)

 

11 AM TO 11:30 AM

    Silent auction  winners

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

    Theme Pots Discussion

    Photo Contest Winners Announced

    Drawing of Raffle Prize Winners

    Drawing of Door Prizes

 

3 PM to 4:15 PM

     Final Mall Shopping

 

6 PM to 7 PM 

    Cocktails

 

7 PM to 10 PM 

    Closing Dinner

    Dutch Auction - John Buckworth

    Charades- Judy Wucherer

   

SUNDAY. JULY 11

 

10AM 

    Open House & Brunch at the home of Debby Lyke