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Tour Kokomo Opalescent Glass Company (members only)Kokomo Opalescent Glass is known worldwide for producing art glass. They are celebrating over 100 years of business. They have been featured in episodes of "Factory Made", "How's That Made" and magazines such as Indianapolis Monthly, Travel Indiana and more.
The cost of the tour is $5.00 which will be due when you take the tour. The tour begins at 9:30 a.m. On June 13, 2014 and will last approximately one hour. They are located at 1310 S. Market Street in Kokomo, Indiana.
There are a few requirements and guidelines for the tour of the factory:
1. Oxygen tanks are not permitted on the tour (their furnaces are open gas flames).
2. You will need to dress for the weather as the factory has no climate control.
3. Canvas, open toe, open heel, flip-flops or clop style shoes are discouraged.
We need to know an approximate number of members wishing to tour the factory. Please contact us at the number listed above.
NOTE: Kokomo Opalescent Glass has made two special items for the National Greentown Glass Association. They are pictured in the "Publications" section of the website. These items must be prepaid no later than May 5, 2014 to assure their readiness the day of the tour.
Date: Friday, June 13, 201
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1310 South Market Street
Junior DivisionWe will be separating shards, please bring gloves.
Time: 10 am
Location: Greentown Glass Museum
NGGA Board Meeting
Location: Greentown Library Community Room
NGGA Annual DinnerCost: $30.00 per person. Make checks payable to NGGA. Reservations needed no later than May 20. Send check and copy of this form to Marcia Ellis, 725 Holiday Drive, Greentown, IN 46936.
Menu: Wedge Salad with Ranch or French Dressing; Pork tenderloin medallions with sauce variety, Tilapia, Glazed baby carrots, Baby baker potatoes, Butterhorn rolls, Chocolate Lava Cake. Note: If you need a sugar free dessert, please mark how many. ________
Name ______________________ Telephone # _____________
Address _________________ City ___________State ____________
Number of reservations: _________________ Amount$ Sent _______
Are you planning to dig for shards scheduled for Sunday June 15th? Lunch will be provided. Please let us know how many will be attending. __________________
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: 4-H Fairgrounds, Greentown, IN, Block Building
Contact: Marcia Ellis, 725 Holiday Drive, Greentown, IN 46936 765-628-3195