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2001 KOCC 15th Anniversary JUBILEE

The 2001 Keepsake Ornament Collectors Club Events


2001 marked the 15th Anniversary of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Collector's Club, as such the 15th Anniversary JUBILEE, Heart of Keepsakes events were Hallmark's tribute to Collectors.


EVENT DATES1:

  • Las Vegas, NV (August 4)

  • Reston, VA (August 11)

  • Kansas City, MO (August 25)

  • Atlanta, GA (September 15)

  • Oak Brook, IL (September 22)

     START TIME: 8:00 a.m.

     END TIME: 2:00 p.m.


To see (and print) a complete list of the 2001 - 15th Anniversary JUBILEE event locations and artist assignments, click on the link provided below.  Please note: you will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer in order to see this document.


15TH ANNIVERSARY JUBILEE

event location
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1Although 5 regional events were originally scheduled due to the
 events of September 11; the last two events were cancelled. 
 Hallmark refunded all fees associated with the two cancelled
 events and mailed complementary Jubilee event product along
 with attendee gifts to all registrants.


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REGISTRATION

     Opened: Registration line opened May 30th (8:00 a.m. CDT)

Registration Line: 1 (800) 962-7575

     Closed: July 31, 2001 (or as cities sold out)

     Event Fee: $30 per person*

*NOTE: Each member could register one guest, while space was available, for a $30.00 fee. Guests could not buy exclusive product or receive signatures. Children under 5 were free, but were not eligible for Register-to-Win prizes, could not receive signatures or buy exclusive product.

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EVENT GIFT BAG
Each attendee received five event exclusive ornaments (more than ever before). Four were specially painted and one was a white body). The Gift bag contents had a collective value of $35.00 USA.

Contents:


CHRYSANTHA

Repaint of 2001
14th in the Mary's Angels series
Designed by Mary Hamilton.
Sculpted by Robert Chad. 3
" h.
QXC6985
(Edition Size: 15,000)


COOL DECADE
Repaint of 2001
2nd in the series
By Tammy Haddix. 2" h.
QXC6992
(Edition Size: 15,000)


OUR FAMILY

Photo Holder.
Repaint of 2001 ornament
(with special Jubilee lettering.)
Captioned on hanging sign:
Hallmark
Keepsake Ornament Collectors Club,
15th Anniversary JUBILEE 2001
By Joyce Lyle. 4¼" w.
QXC8995
(Edition Size: 15,000)


CHRISTMAS BELLS
Repaint of 2001
7th in the series.
Handcrafted and metal.
By Ed Seale. 1⅜" h.
QXC5245
(Edition Size: 15,000)


MISS ROSE
Mitford Snowman Jubilee Collection
White body (unpainted) version of 2001 ornament.
Sculpted by Sue Tague. 2⅛" h.
QXC2825
(Edition Size: 15,000)


NOTE: These ornaments have a collective value of over $35.00.

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AGENDA

OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITIES

  • APPEARANCES and ARTIST SIGNATURES

    Keepsake Ornament Studio Artists - Six signing artists were present at each contested event. Attendees received a pre-assigned ticket that allowed them to get one signature from each of three different artists.

    Technical Artists
    - Two Technical artists were available to meet and mingle with attendees.

    Clara Johnson Scroggins - The Queen of ornaments.

  • GAMES - Two games were contested that allowed everyone to be a winner.

  • INFORMATIONAL SEMINARS

  • DISPLAYS

    Blast from the Past
    - Reminisce over the past 15 years of Club history by visiting a complete display of all Club product from the very start.

    Ornaments in the making
    - See several of your favorite ornaments and how they each break down into dozens of pieces.

    Beth's Deco-Rama - Visit Beth Wall's living room with over 50 brand new decorating ideas.

    Sign the world's largest Hallmark Jubilee Card
    - Each city had it's own side to sign on!


    Local Club Stocking display
    - Local club members were asked to submit a stocking decorated with Keepsake ornaments.

    All individuals submitting a stocking received a repaint of the
    4th in the "A Pony For Christmas series" Keepsake
    ornament as a participation gift.

A PONY FOR CHRISTMAS
Repaint of 2001
4th in a series
Wheels turn.
By Linda Sickman. 3" h.

QXC6995

  • JUST DESSERTS! Local Club Tour (Friday Night): An informal drop in event (for local club members) that was contested on the eve of each Jubilee event.

     Event Fee: $10 per attendee

      *NOTE:
    Event admission tickets could only be requested by
        local club contact via mail. Attendees had to be a 2001
        KOCC member and belong to a local club. Guests were
        not allowed. Children ages 5 and older had to have a ticket
        to be admitted to the event

    Start time: 7:00 p.m. (program ran from 7:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.)

    End time: 9:00 p.m.


    Each local club member attending the Friday night gathering received a repaint of the Sharing Santa's Snacks.


    SHARING SANTA'S SNACKS
    Repaint of 2001 ornament
    By Nina Aubé. 1⅞" h.
    QXC8212

  • PRODUCT SHOP - Purchase ornaments and other product created exclusively for the event

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REGISTER-TO-WIN PRIZES2
Fifteen exclusive specially painted ornaments (3 each of 5 designs) were given away once an hour. Plus, two grand prize winners (complete Faery Tree and The Night Before the Night Before Christmas collection) were announced at 1:30 p.m.



READY REINDEER
Complements the Keepsake Ornament Premiere-
exclusive Santa's Sleigh as well as the 2001
Keepsake Collector's Club ornaments.
By Duane Unruh.
4½" h.
QXC8295

(Edition Size: 45)
3


SAFE AND SNUG
Repaint of 2001
1st in the series
By Julie Forsyth. 3" h.

QXC6972

(Edition Size: 45
)3



SERVICE STATION

Repaint of 2001
18th in the Nostalgic Houses and Shops series
By Don Palmiter.  4½" h.

QXC8045
(Edition Size: 45
)3


CARVING SANTA

Repaint of 2001 ornament
By Tracy Larsen. 3" h.
QXC8265
(Edition Size: 45
)3



BEAGLESCOUT
Repaint of 2001
4th in the Spotlight on Snoopy series
By Bob Siedler. 2½" h.
QXC6085
(Edition Size: 45)3


The Complete
FAERY TREE COLLECTION

over a $200.00 value


The Complete
THE NIGHT BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
COLLECTION

over a $200.00 value


2Registered attendees were automatically entered in the Register-
  to-Win drawing.
Individuals had to be present to win (prizes were
  not mailed). A photo ID was required to claim a prize.

3Although Hallmark intended to give away 75 pieces (15 per event), due to the events of September 11th, the events in Atlanta and Oak Brook were canceled, As such the 30 pieces that would have been given away at these two events were not awarded.

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PRODUCT SHOP

 

HEART OF COLLECTING WREATH5
Wreath is accompanied by 26 miniature ornaments,
one sculpted by each Keepsake Studio artist.
12" d.
$65.00 USA (at event) / $72.95 USA (direct mail offer)
QXC4572
Keepsake Ornament Collector’s Club Exclusive


Keepsake Artist Contributions:

  • Panda - Patricia Andrews
  • Snowman - Nina Aube'
  • Pony - Katrina Bricker
  • Elf - Robert Chad
  • Train - Ken Crow
  • Angel Holding Heart - Joanne Eschrich
  • Hand and Heart - Julie Forsyth
  • Cowboy - John "Collin" Francis
  • Stocking with Bear - Tammy Haddix
  • Cat on Pillow - Kristina Kline
  • Seal - Rich LaPierre
  • Santa - Tracy Larsen
  • Angel - Joyce Lyle
  • Airplane - Lynn Norton
  • Candy Canes - Don Palmiter
  • Lamb - Sharon Pike
  • Wheelbarrow - Dill Rhodus
  • Puppy - Anita Marra Rogers
  • Mouse and Cookie - Linda Sickman
  • Raccoon - Bob Siedler
  • Teddy Bear - Sue Tague
  • Baby in Manger - Duane Unruh
  • Penguin - Sharon Visker
  • Swan - LaDene Votruba
  • Woodworking Plane - Chris Webb
  • Guitar - Nello Williams


    LEGEND OF SANTA CLAUS3,5
    set of five ornaments
    Porcelain.
    A classic set of five porcelain ornaments depicting
    Santa heads from different cultures including:
    Germany, England, France, Norway and the United
    States. Comes in a specially designed hinged gift
    box
    By Patricia Andrews.
    EACH APPROX. 2" h. x 1" w.
    $40.00 USA (at event) / $46.95 USA (direct mail offer)
    QXC4585


    FROSTY FRIENDS
    3,5
    Repaint of
    22nd in the series
    By Ed Seale. 2¼" h.
    $10.95 USA (at event) $14.90 USA (direct mail offer) QXC8012



    ANTIQUE TRACTORS
    3,5
    repaint of 2001
    5th in the series
    Front tires swivel left and right.
    Die-cast metal.
    By Linda Sickman. 1½" w.
    $6.95 USA (at event) $9.90 USA (direct mail offer)
    QXC5252


    WITH HELP FROM PUP
    3,4
    Set of two ornaments
    Complements the Night Before the
    Night Before Christmas collection
    By Sue Tague (elf) and Anita Marra Rogers (pup)
    Elf: 2½" h., Pup: 1¾" h.
    $9.95 USA QXC4565



    JUBILEE LOGO TEE SHIRT4
    $12.95 USA


    JUBILEE LOGO LAPEL PIN
    4
    Features event logo.
    $5.00 USA
     

    3Could purchase up to 2 at each Jubilee event
    4Exclusive to the 2001 Jubilee events
    5Originally available first at 3 regional "15th Anniversary Jubilee" events held
 in the Summer of 2001.  For the first time ever, after the last event ended, the remaining limited quantities were offered up to club members through a direct mail offer.

     

    NOTE: Although 5 regional events were originally scheduled due to the events of September 11, the last two events were cancelled.  Complementary Jubilee event products were mailed along with attendee gifts to all
    registrants of the two cancelled events.

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