Thursday, March 12, 2009

The Headwear Association Celebrates 101st Year Anniversary

The Headwear Association (THA), the oldest association in the hat trade will celebrates its 101st year anniversary with a gala dinner on Thursday, March 19 at The Tavern on the Green, Central Park at West 67th Street in New York.

As The Headwear Association celebrates its 101st year, the organization has a renewed focus and energy. The mission today is to promote hat wearing and the headwear industry throughout the world and foster goodwill and fellowship among those engaged in the headwear industry.

Highlights of the evening include:

To formally induct Jackie Kennedy, Johnny Depp, Madonna, Princess Diana, Samuel L. Jackson and Vince Lombardi into The Headwear Hall of Fame

To honor outgoing president, Bob Broner with the David Lieberman Award

To present the Annual Hat Retailer of the Year Award to Sam Meyer from Meyer the Hatter

To present the Ben Rosenthal Award to Bernard Grossman, a leader in the headwear industry

For more information, please call THA's publicist Susan Weiss at 312-222-1337 or

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