GROVE CITY, Pa., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendell August, Pennsylvania-based premium metal giftware brand, announced the launch of its Pittsburgh Penguins 50th Anniversary collection to commemorate a half century of Pittsburgh Penguins hockey.
This exclusive assortment features a limited edition bronze 50th Anniversary Collector's Ornament, embellished with 50 Swarovski jewels to represent this 50th year in existence. Each of the brilliant cut crystals, from the world-renowned crystal brand, are hand placed on the ornament to create a stunning representation of this milestone in Pittsburgh Penguins history. Only 5,000 of this numbered series will be produced. Other products in the collection include glassware, metal serving trays and additional holiday ornaments, all handmade right outside of Pittsburgh. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these items will benefit the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation's youth-oriented programs.
"We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with the Penguins Foundation on this assortment that celebrates a championship hockey team, and gives back to an amazing organization," said Christian Werner, Wendell August President. "The Foundation has been a great partner for us, and their unbelievable work and commitment to children is truly an inspiration."
"We are pleased to launch our 50th Anniversary Collection with Wendell August Forge – a company built in our region with a strong understanding of the rich history of our franchise and a desire to support our youth initiatives," said Dave Soltesz, President of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. "Furthermore, we look forward to the reaction by our fan base to this unique line crafted in celebration of our 50 years."
The collection is available on www.wendellaugust.com/penguins and will be available at Penguins FanFest on October 9, 2016.
About Wendell August Forge
A time-honored tradition of hand-crafted elegance for 93 years, Wendell August makes heirloom-quality personalized metal giftware and jewelry to celebrate life's special moments. Our American-made high-quality, functional gifts fit within any budget and can be found at store locations, www.wendellaugust.com and more than 500 gift shops nationwide. For more information, visit www.wendellaugust.com
About the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to actively promote physical well-being, encourage teamwork, stress the value of education and provide essential life skills to young people in our community through youth hockey and other activities. For more information, visit www.pittsburghpenguinsfoundation.org.
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