companies have agreed to sponsor the program for another three
Model Railroad Co.
K. Walthers Inc.
significant financial contribution each of these companies is making to
the program is a clear indication of the importance of the
important change for the long term viability of the program is that it
has become a non profit educational corporation. This will allow for
additional public relations benefits for the program when dealing with
the news media. This new non profit corporation’s board of
director’s is comprised of some of the most important
in the model railroad industry and include: Thomas Haedrich -
Atlas Model Railroad, Hiroshi Kato - Kato USA, Bud Reece - Bachmann
Industries, Terry Thompson - Kalmbach Publishing and Phillip
Walthers - WM. K. Walthers Inc.
World’s Greatest Hobby Board of Directors has engaged
Competitive Intelligence Advertsing
Incorporated to provide administration and promotion assistance for the
Intelligence Adverting Incorporated is well known in the industry as a
successful marketing and promotion company.
They managed the very successful
World’s Greatest Hobby on Tour shows since 2004. They will continue to use
their expertise in marketing and public relations to take the program
to another level. Their
President, Dave Swanson, will serve as executive director for the
World’s Greatest Hobby program.
of these changes there is new contact information for the program. The
Website address will remain the same www.greatesthobby.com
and it will be updated over the next few months. The new mailing
address is World’s Greatest Hobby - PO Box 11, Elmhurst,
The new e-mail address for the administration of the
World’s Greatest Hobby is email@example.com.
The phone number is 630-592-1894 and the FAX number is
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