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Heart of Glass - Blenko Glass

Blenko Glass is a West Virginia treasure that spans generations. Nothing symbolizes the state of West Virginia better or more beautifully than Blenko Glass. We will discuss current and former craftsmen and designers and how important it is that Blenko and West Virginia glass be appreciated and valued by the younger generation.

Monday, February 02, 2009

Blenko Glass - Perfect For Every Occassion

This Ruby Vase began its life as a BLENKO GLASS Bayliss Design. With some special etching before it was gifted to me - its now A very special item that will represent the next phase of my life. BLENKO GLASS http://www.blenkoglass.com/. The furnaces are down. But the visitors center is open and selling the remaining stock. Buy NOW so that you might personalize your BLENKO for future special occasions. Blenko is available in a magnificent variety of colors. Cost from $10 to $300. At Blenko Glass there is a gift for everyone. Blenko Glass one of West Virginia's treasures. Making glass the old fashion way for over 100 years.
The Visitor Center Gift Shop shelves have been refilled. Many one of a kind items, many high end items, and many of collegiate items. If you haven't been to BLENKO GLASS http://www.blenkoglass.com/ Visitor Center - Gift Shop go now.
I took photos at the visitors center gift shop of items remaining. Very nice items. ( I'll post photos tonight and every evening for the next week).

9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hillary, I would like to extend an invitation to your parents and all others who are within driving distance of Milton, to come to the Milton City Council meeting, Tues. Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. Please sign the book to speak and let our leaders know how the closing of Blenko is going to economically impact our community. We cannot fight this battle alone. If anyone is a friend of Del. Kevin Craig’s, ask him to come and put him on the spot. Our mayor and council haven’t issued a statement expressing sorrow or sadness regarding Blenko’s closure. If you are truly concerned about Blenko, the workers, and the Town of Milton, please come to the meeting. TY

Hillary J Homburg said...

Anonymous:
If people aren't stepping up we must ask ourselves 'Why they aren't.'

I'm on rural rotation and in clinic until 7pm daily.
My parents don't read the Huntington paper, I'll let them know of the meeting however, my Dad is in Legislative Session which usually end late evenings.
We have been encouraging people and students to write local state and fed govt your mayors address is one I'm passing out.
To be honest I don't know how closing Blenko will impact Milton your or your leaders may know this. I do know it will greatly impact 50 families, and hundreds of collectors. Loosing American business is never good. Caterpillar laid off 2,100 this week. The economy continues to decline.
hjh

annu said...

Warning Hilary
First the invitation is anonymous
2nd - Is this your hearts desire, to attend a meeting where the goal is to 'put people on the spot'.
We aspire to cleanliness for our bodies by washing ourselves, maintaining the clean and orderly homes, healthy food and drinking clean water. We aspire to cleanliness in our minds and speech by not polluting (them) with negativity or grasping after emoitonally and physically charged obesssions. In other words we find a balance that gives us a way to feel ourselves as clean and clear.
Stop to hear your thoughts before action.

Anonymous said...

Hilly,
Columbus is my city, let me help you with apt hunting, and getting to know Columbus. We were there for 6 years. We are there for all home games.
Sol

Hillary J Homburg said...

Sol,
Had I but remembered your connection, I would have listed you in the negative column when I evaluated OSU. I have friends with friends in Columbus, somehow I'll manage to find a proper place to live and I'll adjust w/o your help.
HJH

bridgett said...

If this is Blenko Glass they should not be closing, but
in all magazines on the cover.
What happened to their advertising program?

Dr.BOB said...

OSU is getting my favorite Dent Student.
Consider Oral Surgery immediately after the GPR.

Anonymous said...

So what was the outcome of this meeting?
Did anyone take minutes?
Can someone write here about it?
Or link me to a post about this meeting? I saw nothing in the newspaper
Sue M

lewisphddvd said...

A masterpiece.