Lion Brand Yarn is lending their Vice President out to knitting and crochet clubs

May 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
Manhattan, New York, May 27, 2007 - The Lion Brand Yarn company ( today announced a new guest speaker program for knitting and crochet clubs in the New York, Tri State area that have 50 or more members. The worlds largest home knitting and crochet yarn manufacturer is offering their Vice President as a guest speaker to qualified organizations, free of charge. Topics include: Fashion trends in knitting and crochet, new yarns, products and services. Each talk includes gift packets and coupons for club members. Lion Brand also donates the yarn samples used for each talk to each club for use in charity projects.

"This new speaker program gives us a unique opportunity to not only share the latest trends in hand knitting and crochet, but also get feedback from people who actively knit and crochet." said Jack Blumenthal, Vice President of Lion Brand Yarn. "This is an exciting opportunity for us to give back to the community of knitting and crochet enthusiasts."

Knitting and crochet clubs interested in participating in the Lion Brand guest speaker program, need to have at least 50 members and be located in the New York Tri state area to qualify. To schedule a speaker engagement, clubs should contact Jack Blumenthal at . Each club is encouraged to include detailed information about their organization. Availability is on a first come first served basis and each club must meet the minimum qualification requirements.

About Lion Brand Yarn Company
The Lion Brand Yarn Company, is a 128-year-old entity and is America's oldest hand knitting yarn company. Founded in 1878, the company began operation in New York and has been a leading supplier of quality hand knitting and crochet yarns ever since. Throughout its history, Lion Brand Yarn has been at the forefront of yarn trends while consistently providing its customers with the highest quality product, service and inspiration.

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