HSMG – Member Update from the President

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From the President Announcing the Winner of the 2009 Vendor Membership Drive! Last month the HSMG conducted a Vendor Membership Drive. It was a great success and we are pleased to announce that Suzanne Goss of The Washtub is the winner of a 2010 Conference Registration. Thank you to all who joined, renewed, upgraded or referred new members. Stay tuned … Read More

High Tea at St. Paul’s

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What could be better than combining pleasures like handcrafted soap and a relaxing cup of tea?.  Board Member and Programs and Services Chair, Cathleen Timberlake, came up with a great idea to do just that at her home base in Clyde, Missouri.  The Teahouse at St. Paul was just the place to relax, enjoy and get together. Crafted by the Sisters and … Read More

HSMG Member Call for Your Best Soap Photos

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How would you like your soap photo to be featured in a national magazine print ad? The HSMG Programs and Services Committee is preparing a new magazine ad for an upcoming placement deadline.  If you have camera ready, high resolution color photos you would like to submit, please send asap to P&S Chairperson, Cathleen Timberlake at CathleenT@soapguild.org before Saturday, 12/5/09. … Read More

2010 Conference Schedule

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The Handcrafted Soapmakers 2010 Conference will be in session from April 30 through May 2, with early registration on the evening of April 29. After the Conference, on May 3, there will be an optional post-Conference tour of Denver. Thursday, April 29, 2010 4:00 – 7:00 pm Registration – Vendors Open 6:00 – 7:00 pm Certification Testing Friday, April 30, … Read More

Member Spotlight – Erica Pence, The Bonnie Bath Co.

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Erica discovered soapmaking in a roundabout way. After teaching and being a librarian for a number of years, she had a dream – to have an educational sheep farm, open to the public. After considerable thought, she decided to work toward her goal by putting into play some projects planned for the farm. One was a small gift shop with … Read More