2014 VGCI Convention Photos

2014 VGCI Convention
October 9 ~ 11, 2014
16th Annual VGCI Convention
Jacksonville, FL

Here is the group with Flagler College in the background. Beautiful day!
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Some of our members immediately inside the door at Flagler College, ready for a tour of the college.
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Imagine this as your lunchroom at school (Flagler College); Tiffany windows!
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Need room to serve a large group their lunch?  No problem; drain the pool (Lightner Museum) and use that area.  No one will notice!
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Many thanks to those folks who put so much effort into creating displays for all of us to enjoy!  It really is a sight to see!!
Awards are given each year for Most Educational, Best Theme, Best Visual and Best Single Piece.  Here are those award winners and other beautiful displays:

For the Best Theme, Nancy Haddock; Daisy & Button with “V” ornament, by A.J. Beatty & Sons.
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For the Best Visual, BOB Harry & Rob Leal; Pairpoint Glass, Osiris Pattern.
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For the Most Educational, John Fiore & Michael Pierce; Dewey, by Greentown.
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The Best Single Piece award went to Kristi Moorhouse, a beautiful Moser compote with candles. Stunning!
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Barb & Milton Quick put up a display of “Vaseline Glass through the Decades.”
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“Roses are Red, Violets are Blue….” display by first-time attendees Fran & Bob Risting.
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Chris Cope’s collection of OPALINE BROCADE (aka: Spanish Lace) by Northwood and John Walsh Walsh.
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Central Glass Company Cake Plates, by Marilyn Hallock.
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Margaret Preston’s display of Baubles, Bangles & Beads, (oh my!) which she brought from England!
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Fostoria canary glass made from 1924-1927, by Lynda Randolph. Very nice!
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And last but certainly not least, A display of various colors used in combination with Vaseline glass, by Jim & Sherry McClung
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