Not long ago I wrote about the ever expanding Ventriloquist Central Collection and because of expansion, two years ago before the first Ventriloquist Central Birthday Bash, I brought about half of the collection down stairs and created the “Annex.”
Well the collection has expanded quite a bit more in the past two years so I have been a busy bee worker and have expanded the space in the “Annex” (basement .
During the Birthday Bash I used a long black curtain and blocked off a whole section of the basement that housed lots of arts and crafts stuff that Helen saved. I can say none of it was anything that I would have ever used so I decided to pay it forward.
Jason, my son, and I carried all this crafting material and stacks of all kinds of paper out to the front of my home, placed it all in very neat boxes and put up a sign saying ” Free For The Taking” and I am happy to say many folks stopped and took items they liked and even thanked us for allowing them to have these items. I am so happy that all the stuff Helen accumulated will now be used by so many others.
This freed up a whole new section which I have been able to use to display many more of the vent figures for this year’s Ventriloquist Central Birthday Bash. I am now in the process of adding some shelves and will be displaying so much more for the Bash.
All I can say is it is going to be great for all to be able to see very soon!!
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Ventriloquist Central is the brainchild of Dan Willinger and Steve Hurst. Dan is a ventriloquism enthusiast and ventriloquist figure collector. He has been collecting for over 25 years. He created the Ventriloquist Central Collection. It now has over 100 ventriloquist figures and over 50 of them are Frank Marshall figures. Steve is a ventriloquist as well as builder of ventriloquist figures. He also has a background in sales, marketing, building websites and computers. Because they both love the art of ventriloquism, the website Ventriloquist Central was born. For more information about the website, go to: http://www.ventriloquistcentral.com
Copyright 2013 by Dan Willinger and Steve Hurst
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