The 1993 Keepsake Ornament Collectors Club Event
EVENT DATES: July 8-10, 1993 (first convention)
September 2-4, 1993 (second convention)
LOCATION: Kansas City, MO
ATTENDANCE: 1,000 - 1,500 (first convention)
450 - 700 (Second convention)
Mail in only (Registration fees had to be included with
Early Registration: $195 per person
Fee included meals (except Friday night), tours, materials and
admission to all seminars and workshops plus many, many
surprises and extras! It did not include hotel accommodations.
- Westin Crown Center Hotel
1 East Pershing Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64108
reservation line: (800) 937-8461
Hotel: (816) 474-4400
K.C. ANGELNOTE: A Gold-Plated version of the K.C. Angel (the first known colorway piece) was given to Clara Johnson Scroggins as a "Thank You" during the 1993 KC Convention. (Edition size: 10)
By Duane Unruh. 2½" h. QXC5445
ON THE BILLBOARD
Personalized Keepsake ornament
Personalization of 1993/1994 ornament
Features an elf painting a message on a billboard.
Message: A Keepsake Welcome to Kansas City
(attendees first name)
By Ken Crow. 2¼" h. x 3" w.
OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES
- COSTUME CONTEST
Grand Prize Winners:
- First convention: Jim Reed of San Francisco, CA - 1989
- Second convention: Rhonda Maurer of Valmeyer, IL - 1984
"Victorian Dollhouse", 1st in the Nostalgic Houses and
NOTE: As their prize each of the two costume contest winners was flown back to Kansas City to meet with a Keepsake Artist (Linda Sickman - Jim and John "Collin" Francis - Rhonda) and the Keepsake Ornament staff to collaborate on a Keepsake Ornament based on their fondest holiday memories.
The two ornaments that came out of these collaborations were "Treasured Memories" (QLX7384), released in 1996 and "Christmas Morning" (QX5997) released in 1995.
This design represents the 22-foot Christmas tree at the home of collector Jim Reid. Attach to a light string for optional light effect. By Linda Sickman.
$18.50 USA QLX7384
Represented the treasures and memories Rhonda Maurer.
By John "Collin" Francis. 3⅜" h.
- ARTISTS' AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS
- GUEST SPEAKERS
Clara Johnson Scroggins
Dean Genth (columnist)
Keepsake staff members and other notable collectible authorities
- PRODUCT SHOP - Purchase ornaments and other product created exclusively for the event