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Always count on a superb BWPOSECC Convention Auction!

                  Images below are just a sample from past auctions

The 4th Blue & White Pottery / Old Sleepy Eye Collectors Club Convention will be held June 6, 7, & 8, 2019 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria, Illinois.  Make certain to mention you are a BWPOSECC member in order to receive the special room rate $129 plus tax, per night. Call 309.694-0200 to make your reservation.


The cut off date for the 2019 convention registration is May 1, 2019.  Please note that any registration after May 1st will have a late fee of $20 added. If unable to attend convention, let Susie know before June 1, otherwise no refund will be made. Please send the completed form and check payable to BWPOSECC to:


                                                    Susie Reicheneker

                                                    Treasurer BWPOSECC 

                                                    402 North Laurel                                       

                                                    Elmwood, IL 61529

The hotel is conveniently located at 100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria, Illinois 61611. Included in this room rate is a full cooked to order breakfast & buffet along with the free Manager's Reception each evening from 5:30-7:30 with drinks and horderves. The hotel is taking room reservations up to their cutoff date of April 5, 2019. After this cut off date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis. PLEASE DO MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION EARLY.



     The Embassy Suites

                East Peoria, Illinois 

                     309.694-0200

Please call and make your reservations NOW and be sure to mention you are with the Blue and White Pottery Club, to receive the special room rate of $129 plus tax.

BWPOSECC Convention 2019

June 6, 7, & 8,  2019

East Peoria, Illinois

                                              TENTATVE CONVENTION 2019 AGENDA

June 6, Thursday      3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.     Early Registration
                                                                          REGISTER on bulletin board for room sales 
                                    5:30p.m. - 7:30 p.m.      Manager's reception in hotel atrium
                                                                           Room sales immediately follow all evening
                                     5:30 p.m.                       Hospitality Room will be open during room sales                                                                                      

June 7, Friday            8 a.m. - 9 a.m.                Member display set-up


                                    9 a.m. - noon                 Convention Registration 
                                      

                                    8:45 a.m.                       Dealers can bring boxes in show NO SET UP                               
                                    9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Show and Sale Table set-up
                                                                          Drop off rare items for locked showcase outside the
                                                                          show and sales area


                                     9:30 a.m. 
                     Show and Sale open


​                                   11:00 a.m.                       Presentation of displays.

              

                                     Noon                             Pack up show and sale tables

                          
 
                                   1:00 p.m.                       President's  welcome

​                                                                           Business Meeting (Elect New Board Members and Officers)                                                                                           Convention SEMINAR follows Business Meeting

                                                                                 

                                  After Seminar                  Take displays down

                                                                           Pick up rare items from locked case
                                       
                                    Take show displays down

                                                                           Pick up rare items from locked case

                                    3:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.      Dinner on you own

                                    5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.      Manger's reception in hotel atrium

                                    7:00 p.m. -  ?

                                                                   


June 8, ​Saturday        8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.     Consign auction&/or Premiere Auction items with                                                                                                       completed auction form

                                     9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.    Auction Preview

          

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                                    10:30 a.m. - ?                  Auction

                                      5:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.     Manager's reception in hotel atrium


                                     PLEASE MAKE CERTAIN YOU ARE IN  BANQUET ROOM AT 6:30 P.M. TO AVOID A DINNER DELAY

                                        6:30 p.m.                     Banquet and Closing Remarks

                                                                            Cash prizes awarded for winning displays

                                                                            Three names drawn for:

                                                                                 1. Paid registration fees for 2020 convention

                                                                                 2. One night's lodging for 2020 convention

                                                                                 3. Paid B&W Club family membership for 2020  

                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                  2019 Convention Committee Chairmen
                                   Please feel free to contact one of our Convention Chairmen for

                                                additional information regarding convention. 


                         Show Displays       Bill & Jean Engle                       
englewl42@yahoo.com
                         Show & Sale          Ken & Rhonda Blackburn           rbkb@mchsi.com

                         Show & Sale          Ray and Kathy Goodell               kgoodell56@hotmail.com
                         Auction                   Burley and Tammy Green           burley@fidnet.com
                         Raffles                    Alan & Gracile Gickler                 n/a
                         Friday Night Activity   Jeff & Jill
Plato                         elgrandeplato@gmail.com
                         Seminars                Bill & Jean Engle                         englewl142&yahoo.com
                        
Commemoratives   Max and Linda Eakin                   meakin4952@gmail.com
                         Nominating Committee   Dennis Netten                      
paperologist@mahaska.org

                         Fun Auction             Jeff and Jill Plato                         elgrandeplato@gmail.com
                         Hospitality Room     Ken & Mary Kay Molfese             mmolfese@sd163.com

ANNOUNCEMENT

        A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU GOES OUT TO THE OFFICERS, BOARD, AND MEMBERSHIP FOR OUR TERRIFIC PAST CONVENTIONS

        GREAT FUN ----- GREAT STONEWARE ------ GREAT FRIENDS

        DISPLAYS ARE NEEDED FOR UPCOMING CONVENTION

          YOUR HELP IS NEEDED !

We are still in need of displays for our convention.  Remember a display does not need to be stoneware. In the past we've had displays on antique coffee tins, toys, banks etc.  The club pays $100.00 to those who put up a display.


If you would like to do a display please contact Bill & Jean Engel at 815-275-4139 or by email engelwl42@yahoo.com.
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 Flashbacks of past Conventions

REGISTERING FOR  CONVENTION 2019  IS FAST AND SIMPLE

 Make your 2019 Convention Hotel Registrations in August 2018

​                                               309.694-0200

​                and Join Us In East Peoria, Illinois, in June 2019 !!!!

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