The Chicago Pipe Show is like no other – not only for collectors, but pipemakers as well. The opportunity to get critical feedback from master pipemakers and learn from world-renowned peers is unrivaled. Just as important is the chance to network with many in the pipe community and create long lasting friendships, among countless other benefits to attending the greatest pipe show in the world.
Through a weekly video conference that includes a wide variety of pipe makers and collectors, a number of us have gotten to know each other very well and have become as close as family. Unfortunately, we recently learned that there are two exceedingly gifted and good-hearted pipe makers that would otherwise not be able to attend the Chicago Pipe Show for financial reasons.
We are trying to change that. Many of us are donating money to financially assist these pipe makers to attend the Chicago Pipe Show this year, and we’ve set a goal of $2,000.00 to cover travel and hotel expenses for both of them. If we can even get close to this goal, we’re confident the pipe makers will be able to attend the show. One hundred percent of the donations will be used to pay for the traveling, lodging, and other expenses for the two pipe makers. If this goal is exceeded, the remaining funds will be donated to the Chicago Pipe Show in the names of those who donated.
We believe these two pipe makers, who would like to remain anonymous at this time, will bring joy and knowledge to the Chicago Pipe Show. We are excited by the prospect of making this happen for them.
Premal Chheda, Clark Layton, Todd Bannard, Tyler Beard, Steve Norse, Pete Prevost, Josh Feldman, Mark Price, Matt Rousell, & Pipe Makers and Pipe Collectors of the World
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