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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.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Blenko Project Looking for Volunteer with Web Design Skills

Do you have computer skills, web page design skills? Free time?
The Blenko Project www.blenkoproject.org is looking for assistance with updating the website, adding photos, text etc.
Should you be interested in volunteering your time and talent please email
theblenkoproject@aol.com .
If you have information about BLENKO GLASS or former BLENKO GLASS workers which should be included in the BLENKO PROJECT's History of Blenko Glass Workers please send the photos of glass, your workers history etc to
theblenkoproject@aol.com . This doesn't have to be in a formal format, send what you have and we'll help.
Thanks
Hillary

7 comments:

sweetdoc said...

Hilary
If you don't find anyone before 10/15 we are bringing a full time IT person on board, he maybe able to help.

Anonymous said...

your website has the designer’s dates wrong too; Winslow’s last year was 1953, not 1954 Make this correction Please.

bridgett said...

Hills
Wish I could help. No skills.
My BF is an engineer but hydrallics not computer.
Someone will step forward, May I suggest you offer free ad on your website in exchange for the service?

glassbug said...

Surely more than one or two of these readers have computer or web design skills.

Phani said...

I thought you already had a guy updating the website sometime before. I guess you can always find volunteers at the university in columbus who would be more than interested in knowing glass and working on a live project.

Hillary J Homburg said...

Hi Phani
No website hasn't been updated in over 16 months -
volunteer could be female - we will welcome any / all volunteers.
hjh

westvirginiajanis said...

Needless to say I can't help because when I look at host sites like typepad, they provide a template. You just upload pictures, add some text, and monitor comments. Why does the blog have to involve design when there are templates. You already have the design pretty much set up. Someone needs to be a clearninghouse of sorts but not a designer? We don't need anything fancy like a banner. Perhaps you need to clarify just what, exactly, you are looking for.

Can anyone at Blenko donate some time to help?

On an personal note: We appreciate all of your effort Hillary! You must be busy. It doesn't sound like you are getting out as much.