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August 17, 2006

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In this issue:

• Functional Fenton at its finest...

• Fenton Sample Room

• PAWS and Make a Difference!

• 2006 Relay for Life

• Clearance Corner

• Fenton Glass Trunk Shows

• Fenton Weekly Trivia Game

 

The Next QVC Show is Saturday, August 26


Functional Fenton at its finest...

• 54405

Fenton Burmese Swirl, Gold Crown

• 54406

Fenton Rosalene Baby Dot, Silver Crown

• To shop for Fenton La-Tee-Da Effusion Lamps


New Sample Room Items this Week...

River Scene Lamp (Kim Barley)

Designer Kim Barley created and handpainted the peaceful scene on this 20" lamp in 2006. The sun-kissed purple mountains are the perfect background for a rustic home-away-from-home beside a babbling brook.

• To shop for items from the new Fenton sample room


PAWS and Make a Difference!

It may be the dog days of summer to some but at Fenton Gift Shop it's the cat's meow! Join us now through Labor Day Weekend for our first-ever Fenton Adopt-a-Thon...benefiting our local Mid-Ohio Valley Humane Societies!

Fenton Gift Shop will donate 5% of all Fenton animal figurine sales (online and in-store) through Monday, September 4 to our Wood and Washington County shelters - along with all animal donations brought to the shop!

Don't delay...adopt your pet today. When you purchase any Fenton animal figurine featuring a red paw print ... you'll be helping to make a big difference in the lives of our Valley's furry friends.
Thinking about visiting Fenton for our Labor Day Sale and Family Signing Events? Great...

Even better yet...Drop off a donation during your Williamstown visit (pet food, kitty litter, toys, leash, etc.) and receive a special Fenton Gift Shop coupon!

• To shop for Fenton Gift Shop Exclusives


Original Price $27.50 now $19.25 Made exclusively for the Fenton Gift Shop, the Periwinkle Hummingbird is handcrafted in an historic color rarely made by Fenton. Periwinkle is a vivid opaque blue that ranges from light to dark within each piece, so no two Hummingbirds will be exactly alike in this final batch of Periwinkle made in 2004. To buy the 4 1/2" Fenton Gift Shop Periwinkle Hummingbird

Our adorable milk glass Squirrel with a hand painted pansy design was produced as a 2006 Gift Shop Exclusive and is proudly signed by the artist. A perfect way to introduce a young collector to the wonders of Fenton Art Glass. To buy the 2 3/4" Fenton Gift Shop Handpainted Milk Glass Squirrel


Fenton Employees Walk to Defeat Cancer in the 2006 Relay for Life

George Fenton at the 2006 Relay for Life in Williamstown.


Fenton Glass "Happy Daffy" Walking Shoe

($34.99 U.S.)

Show your support and help us raise money by purchasing the Fenton “Happy Daffy” Walking Shoe. We will continue to sell the shoes until August 31.

• For more information

Employees of Fenton Art Glass participated in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, August 11 and 12 in Williamstown, WV.

The Fenton Team consisted of more than 20 participants. Fenton employees included Connie Mayle (Team Co-Captain), Pam Dick (Team Co-Captain), Ron Dick, Charla Nutter, Suzi Whitaker, Nancy Bobbitt, George Fenton, Nancy Fenton, Mike Fenton, Lynn Fenton Erb, Kim Mayer, Mel Blankenship, Chris Benson, Mike Mumaugh and Fenton retiree, Howard Seufer. The team also included employees from the Fenton Gift Shop, Jena Blair, Jennifer Minehart, Amy Patterson, Marcie Petty, Kerri Griffith, Karen Feltenberger and Brittany Feltenberger.

In addition to walking, the Fenton team had a Dime Toss Fundraiser and Fenton Glass Bingo during the Relay.

Relay For Life is a community-based event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for the American Cancer Society. On the day of the event, teams of people gather at school or community football fields, fairgrounds or parks and take turns walking, jogging or running laps. Each team is asked to keep at least one person from their team on the track at all times.

This was Fenton's first year in participating in the event. So far the Fenton team has raised $1,596.


Everything is discounted in the Fenton Clearance Corner. All first quality items. New items added weekly! shop now

Original Price $52.00 now $33.75 This beautiful Epergne Horn in Ruby Amberina Stretch glass with metal stand is a simple and affordable decorative accent for your home. Ruby Amberina Stretch glass has been sprayed with metallic salts, just as stretch glass was first made in the late 'teens and 1920s.

• To buy the 11" Fenton Gift Shop Ruby Amberina Stretch Epergne Horn

Fenton Glass Trunk Shows

Mark your calendars! Over 100 Trunk Shows are planned for this Fall ! We're adding scheduled events daily.

Stores holding Trunk Shows will offer an expanded selection of Fenton Art Glass for a very limited time. Normally only a week. Enjoy pieces you've never seen, exclusive merchandise and much more when you visit participating stores during this time. Remember, the special selection offered during Trunk Shows won't last long so make sure you stop by during the scheduled times.

In many cases, Fenton Artists from Williamstown, West Virginia will be visiting Trunk Shows. The schedule for Artist Events will be posted soon. Make sure you check back often to learn about what stores will also include an Artist visit with their Trunk Show.

Please feel free to contact participating stores to learn more about their expanded inventory and the exclusive merchandise planned to be on display during this special time.
 

• To find a Trunk Show near you

 
 

Answer the Fenton Trivia Question
and Win Fenton Glass!


One winner each week! Winners will be announced on the Fenton website. A new contest begins each Monday at Noon ET.

*One entry per customer per week.

The first drawing will be Monday, August 28.


Enter to win an 8" Red Carnival Swan Vase

($89.50 value)

Fenton Art Glass launched America's first Carnival glass treatments in 1907, and they have remained a Fenton hallmark. Collectors worldwide search for our finest examples of this "iridescent ware" that first put Fenton on the map.


This Week's Question:

Fenton Glass is made of 3 main ingredients. Name all three.

Hint: The answer is found on this Fenton web page.

• To enter the contest and answer the first trivia question

• Official Rules

 
 
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