BRISTOL, Pa., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenox Corporation, America's leading tableware, giftware and home entertaining business, announced today it has been selected by the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 to develop special commemorative gifts for Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States in September 2015.
"Lenox is honored to design and manufacture in its U.S. factory an assortment of fine bone china gifts, including a collector plate, mug and ornament containing the image of Pope Francis with the dove of peace," states Peter Cameron, Chief Executive Officer of Lenox Corporation. "These exquisite bone china offerings are accented in the same ivory and gold Lenox trade dress used to make gifts for U.S. Presidents, governors and dignitaries during Lenox's distinguished 125 year history."
These gifts will be available for purchase by the general public in the middle of August at www.WorldMeeting2015.org and at the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia September 22-27, 2015. They will also be available at Lenox authorized dealers and Lenox retail stores throughout the United States, as well as on www.lenox.com.
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of these Lenox collectibles will benefit the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and Pope Francis' visit to the US.
About Lenox Corporation
Lenox Corporation is a market leader in quality tabletop, giftware and collectibles. The company markets its products under the Lenox, Donna Karan Lenox, DKNY Lenox, Marchesa by Lenox, kate spade new york, Dansk, Gorham and Reed and Barton brands. Lenox is the market destination for bridal, entertaining and all occasion gift giving. Lenox Corporation is majority-owned by Clarion Capital Partners, LLC, a New York based private investment firm. Visit Lenox on-line (http://www.lenox.com/) for more information.
SOURCE Lenox Corporation