Welcome to Beamer’s Holiday Beat, Bronner’s enewsletter
for everyone who shares my passion for Christmas. (Did you know
there are only 290 days until Christmas!)
Bronner’s buyers have returned from the winter trade shows
and are busy placing orders for beautiful new products to fill your
decorating and gift-giving needs. Work on Bronner’s exclusive
2011 partridge-in-a-pear-tree form ornament continues, and the final
sample, under production in Poland, is nearly complete. View the
round annual ornament, already available, here.
Bronner’s 2011/2012 catalog, Bronner’s Christmas Favorites,
is under construction. In addition to finalizing orders for all
items that will appear in the new publication, the catalog team
is also designing striking new covers.
Daylight-savings time begins on Sunday, March 13, and the spring
equinox arrives on Saturday, March 20. It is said that March comes
in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. We look forward to warm
spring breezes and the joyous celebration of the resurrection of
our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 24. Blessed Easter and
Happy Spring to you all!
you for inviting me into your home. You’re welcome at my home,
or 25 Christmas Lane in Frankenmuth, all year long!
‘O the Irish Sale at Bronner’s
a purchase from Bronner’s now through
March 17 and receive 17% OFF your purchase
of $17 or more.*
enter COUPON CODE 693 at checkout or mention the offer
when you call 800-361-6736 to order or when you shop Bronner’s in
Offer expires 3/17/11.
Plan ahead for your
spring decorating needs and special gifting opportunities, including Easter,
bridal showers, weddings and graduations. You can even get your Christmas
2011 shopping done early with these great savings that also apply to Bronner’s
*Must reference coupon
at time of online, in-store or phone purchase. Commercial displays, special
orders, gift cards, snack area and shipping excluded. Discount applicable
on purchases of in-stock merchandise. Not valid with any other offer or
on previous purchases. Custom ornament and wholesale departments excluded.
Lounsbury Hits Mark in Archery Contest for Charity
Local media celebrities were
aiming at $1,014 in prize money for their favorite charities on February
10 at Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland’s 4th Annual Hot Shot
Local Media Celebrity Archery Contest.
Six media celebrities and one special guest competed in the archery shoot:
|- Troy Beulla
for Larry Elliott with WJRT TV12 for the Frankenmuth International
- Scott Wenzel with The Frankenmuth News for the Frankenmuth Relay
for Life/American Cancer Society,
- Jason Fielder with WNEM TV5 for the Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN)
- Johnny Burke from WHNN for the Johnny Burke Children’s Foundation,
- Tom Lounsbury with the Tuscola County Advertiser for Big Brothers
Big Sisters of Tuscola County,
- Katie Morin with The Saginaw News for the CAN Council and First
Ward Community Center and
- Peter Brooks with 997 Family Life Radio for Youth Haven Ranch.
Tony Beulla, Tom Lounsbury
and Katie Morin advanced to the final round. Lounsbury finished in the
top spot, winning a check from Bronner’s for $1,014 for Big Brothers/Big
Sisters of Tuscola County. Beulla finished second.
Six media celebrities and one special guest competed for
their favorite charities in Bronner’s 4th Annual Hot Shot Local
Media Celebrity Archery Contest.
(back row l to r) Scott Wenzel, Tom Lounsbury, Jason Fielder, Peter Brooks
(front row l to r) Johnny Burke, Katie Morin, Troy Beulla for Larry Elliott
Tom Lounsbury (center) finished in first place, Troy Beulla
(r) finished second
and Katie Morin (l) finished third.
Shoppers Travel the World Photo Contest Winner Announced
Deborah Perlberg of
Midland, Michigan, is the winner of Bronner’s Shoppers Travel the
World 2010 Photo Contest. The winning photo features Deborah and fellow
soldiers (Army) holding a Bronner’s bag on Thanksgiving 2009 in
Kandahar, Afghanistan. She received a $100 Bronner’s gift certificate
for her winning entry. Entries must capture a person enjoying a visit
to a famous landmark while holding a Bronner’s bag or brochure.
One annual winner is randomly drawn from all entries. Enter
Bronner’s Shoppers Travel the World Photo Contest.
of the Shamrock
The shamrock, one of the most widely recognized symbols of Ireland,
has been considered good luck since the earliest of times. Legend
says St. Patrick used the shamrock to teach pagans the doctrine
of the Holy Trinity. Just as three leaves make up one shamrock,
three persons (Father, Son and Holy Spirit) are in one God.
card is included.
to bring the soft, warm colors of spring into your home.
Events at Bronner’s …
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Visit the Easter Bunny
at Bronner’s April 8 - 23. Bunny’s hours will be Monday
through Saturday from 10-10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-1:30
p.m., 2:30-3 p.m. and 4-4:30 p.m. On Friday evenings, the bunny
will make additional appearances from 6-6:30 p.m. and 7:30 –
8 p.m. Sunday afternoon hours for the Easter Bunny will be 12-12:30
p.m., 1-1:30 p.m., 2:30-3 p.m. and 4-4:30 p.m. Bronner’s is
closed 12-3 p.m. on Good Friday. The Easter Bunny will make a special
appearance on Good Friday from 3-3:30 p.m. Bronner’s is closed
all day on Easter Sunday.
Evenings a Year
Every evening, Bronner’s ½-mile Christmas Lane is aglow
with thousands of twinkling lights. Decorated lampposts and trees,
along with intriguing outdoor displays, make your visit a magical
one. A majestic, life-size Nativity scene reminds us of the true
meaning of Christmas. Bring your camera and capture the beauty of
this outdoor wonderland.
We thought you might like to try one of the recipes from “Bronner’s
Flavorful Favorites, Book 2.” The cookbook features
over 400 recipes submitted by Bronner’s staff and is
online or in-store for $14.99.
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 large can chicken, drained
½ c. Frank’s Buffalo Wing sauce
½ c. ranch dressing
1 c. shredded cheese
Layer cream cheese
and chicken in a 9 x 9-inch pan. Combine wing sauce and ranch
dressing and spread over the chicken. Top with the shredded
cheese. Bake at 350° for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve with
tortilla chips or crackers.
by Linda Holliday
first staff cookbook, “Bronner’s
Flavorful Favorites,” is also available online or
in-store for $14.99.
the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in
drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered
garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
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