2015 Annual Club Convention

May 15-16, 2015

Hilton Garden Inn
85 Glastonbury Blvd.
Glastonbury, CT 06033

(860) 659-1025

Call above number or use reservation link below. If calling, mention you are with the Wallace Nutting Collectors Club for discounted rate of $124/night + tax for double occupancy. Book by April 30th to receive this rate.

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2015 Convention Agenda
(See below for Registration Forms)

Friday, May 15, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Auction Preview
2:00 p.m. - approx. 8:30 p.m. Michael Ivankovich Auction
4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hospitality Suite
Saturday, May 16, 2015
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Dealer's setup (Exhibitors only)
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Buy, Sell, Trade at our Wallace Nutting Marketplace -
Open to Members
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Buy, Sell, Trade at our Wallace Nutting Marketplace -
Open to Non-Members
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Annual Meeting
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. "David Davidson Studios, Memorabilia from Whitmarsh at Updike St. Providence 7, Rhode Island". Presented by Mike Pellegrino
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Wallace Nutting Show & Tell moderated by Jan Liberatore - bring your Wallace Nutting treasure or story to tell!
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Featured speaker Charles T. Lyle, Executive Director, Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum presents "Wallace Nutting: Preservation Pioneer" (see more information below)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Last minute buy, sell, trade and browse presentation exhibits
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
12:45 p.m. Meet at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, Wethersfield. On your own transportation.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Tour of Webb-Deane-Stevens Houses (see more information below)
6:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cash bar at Hilton Garden Inn
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Annual Club Dinner at Hilton Garden Inn
9:00 p.m. - Until...? Hospitality Suite

Click here for a printable copy of the agenda

Convention Registration Form

WNCC Membership Renewal Form

Exhibitor Registration Form

More about the Webb-Deane-Stevens Speaker and Tour
at the 2015 Convention

Charles T. Lyle, Executive Director of the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will be our featured speaker on Saturday morning at the convention. His presentation will be Wallace Nutting: Preservation Pioneer. Wallace Nutting owned the Webb House as part of his Colonial Chain of Houses and called it Hospitality Hall.

Mr. Lyle's presentation will be followed by a Saturday afternoon tour of the Webb-Dean-Stevens Museum houses on the historic and beautiful Main Street of Wethersfield, just a few miles away from our convention hotel. Our discounted rate for the tour is $10 per person. Be sure to note your reservation on the convention registration form.

Highlights from the 2014 Convention

We had another great convention at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ft. Washington, PA! Members enjoyed two days of Wallace Nutting events and camaraderie, beginning with Friday's Auction and Hospitality Suite. Saturday began with the Buy/Sell/Trade set-up followed by the Business Meeting; Presentations; and Show & Tell. Saturday afternoon included an excellent tour at Valley Forge National Park where we had our own guided trolley tour. The day was then capped off by our annual always-fun Club Dinner and final get-together in the Hospitality Suite.

Member group shot following the annual club dinner
(scroll down for more informal versions!)

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Wallace Nutting Collectors Club Board of Directors

President, Jan Liberatore
(above right)
with Kyle Amberg
& Kyle Kohberger

Vice President, Sharon Lacasse
(with husband, Kenny)

Treasurer, Jim Eckert
(with wife, Sharon)

Secretary, Joyce Fishback
(with husband, Joren)

Trustee, Sue Ivankovich
(with husband, Mike)

Trustee, Pam Franscella

Trustee, Ron Leavesley

Couple/Individual/Group Photos taken at the Club Dinner
added alphabetically by last name where possible

Bruce & Linda Brookoff

June & Howard Freeman

Brenda & Mike Gridley

Bill & Gretchen Hamann

Beverly Handler (with Sharon Eckert)

Stephen & Anna King

John & Joan Larue

Gladys & Bob Masoner

Rick & Diane Naylor

Tieler Niedzwiecki (right)
with Kyle Kohberger and Jan Liberatore

Dan & Linda Palmer

Barb & Mike Pellegrino

Joren Fishback & Mike Ivankovich

Jim Eckert, Joe Duggan & Stephen King

Bruce Brookoff & Sharon Lacasse

Howard Freeman; Brenda & Mike Gridley

Tieler Niedzwiecki & Linda Brookoff

Table group shot

More laughs and fun shots (inspired by Kenny Lacasse!) to end the evening...a great time was had by all!!

Saturday morning's Buy/Sell/Trade

Bob Franscella & Tieler Niedzwiecki

Bill Hamann

Pat Pinkney & Tieler Niedzwiecki

Sharon Eckert

Gladys & Bob Masoner

Mike Ivankovich & Bruce Brookoff

Mary & Alan Treisbach

Beverly Handler; Jim & Sharon Eckert

Sharon & Kenny Lacasse; Joyce Fishback

Sue Ivankovich; Bill & Gretchen Hamann
Saturday morning's Presentations

Jan Liberatore holds business meeting

very rare displays of Davidson pictures

Mike Pellegrino's David Davidson presentation

Sue Ivankovich presents the making of the Country Gardens magazine article featuring Susan & Gary Leonard's collection

one of Susan & Gary's walls of Nutting's

the Leonard's with Country Gardens
magazine writer, Tovah Martin

Susan & Gary comment on the magazine article

Jim Eckert provides history of Valley Forge
prior to our tour
Saturday morning's Show and Tell

Jan Liberatore

Bill Hamann

Tieler Niedzwiecki

Joe Duggan

Saturday afternoon trip to Valley Forge National Park
with narrated trolley tour