Two-Day Happening Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Keepsake Ornaments 

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NEWARK, DEL. (July 10, 2023) – On July 21 and 22, Norman’s Hallmark at Christiana Center (320 Center Blvd.) in Newark, Del. will welcome Joanne Wright and Emma Leturgez-Smith – two renowned Hallmark studio artists – in conjunction with Hallmark’s nationwide Keepsake Ornament artist signing event. 

On Friday, July 21, the store will host an exclusive opportunity for Keepsake Ornament Club (KOC) members. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., KOC members can have any two ornaments designed by the on-site artists signed (two ornaments per person; not per membership or per artist). One KOC member per event location will win a $250 gift card; the winner must be present to win. Light refreshments will be available. 

On Saturday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the general public and KOC members can have a total of four 2023 model line ornaments designed by the visiting artists signed (four ornaments total per person, not per artist). The first 50 guests in line on July 22 at event location stores will receive a goodie bag that includes a Keepsake Ornament. Selections may vary by location (no exchanges); one goodie bag per attendee. 

Raffles will take place throughout the course of the two-day event; prizes will vary by location. For the latest updates and more information on artist signing events, visit     

An employee-owned company and the nation’s largest independent owner of Gold Crown Hallmark stores, Norman’s offers a complete line of Hallmark products, cards for every occasion and Keepsake Ornaments, along with a diverse merchandise selection for gift giving and the home that includes fashion apparel and accessories, books, stationery, games, home décor, specialty candy and gourmet foods. The company maintains thriving supplier partnerships with household-name brands like Squishmallows, Vera Bradley, Yankee Candle, Life is Good, Scout Bags, Willow Tree, Mud Pie, David Bradley Chocolatier, Stonewall Kitchen, and Godiva, amongst many others.   

Norman’s Hallmark currently operates more than 70 locations. With roots dating back over 80 years, Norman’s Hallmark has grown from a single retail store in Trenton, N.J., to a leading force in the social expression industry. The Newtown, Pa.-based company continues to grow its brick-and-mortar footprint throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and in recent years expanded into Delaware and northern Maryland; it also maintains a strong ecommerce presence. 


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