Red Wing Collectors Society announces free trial membership offer

RED WING, Minn. – As part of its 2010 membership initiative, the Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) is offering FREE trial membership to everyone interested in Red Wing stoneware and pottery. Established in 1977, the RWCS is the largest group of collectors dedicated to the study and preservation of Red Wing and American pottery in the country.

As part of the free trial, participant will receive the February and April issues of the 2010 RWCS Newsletter. Packed with full-color feature articles about various lines of Red Wing wares, collector profiles, collecting trends, latest finds and club news, the Society has one of the best newsletters of any collectors group in the nation.

Those who take advantage of the offer will also have access to the “Members Only” section of the RWCS Web site with a temporary user id and password. When you log in, you will be able to access the hundreds of resources available to our members including: past newsletters, articles, Convention supplements, etc.

This offer has no gimmicks and no catches. Since a credit card number is not required for this free trial, trial membership will simply expire May 31, 2010 and you won’t need to call the Society to cancel.

“If you find value in the trial membership, we’d love for you to contact our office and join the RWCS as a primary member,” says RWCS Executive Director Stacy Wegner. “Annual primary membership costs $25 and includes a lot of great benefits, including the opportunity to buy our annual members only commemorative piece. But if you decide the RWCS isn’t for you, you can keep the newsletters as a gift and you owe us nothing.”

Other benefits of RWCS primary membership include free access to the RWCS video library of more than 200 educational presentations, the opportunity to attend the annual July Convention and February MidWinter events, and the ability meet and network with other members. As long as there’s at least one primary member in a household, associate memberships including all benefits except the newsletter are available for spouses, etc. for an additional $10 annually.

To sign up for this free trial offer, please visit the Free Trial Membership page on the RWCS Web site [HERE], call the RWCS Business Office at 800-977-7927 or e-mail your name and mailing address to Use promo code ATa1.

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