What’s on Your Wish List?

With Holiday giving (and receiving) just around the corner, have you made a wish list from the HSMG store? Within the store you can purchase a new membership, renew your membership, sign up for the HSMG Annual Conference or purchase HSMG logo items. How about a gift certificate? Sounding good? Check it out at http://www.soapguild.org/store/home.php …

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CongressDaily Article Covers HSMG Position on FDA Globalization Act

CongressDaily, a respected newspaper read by members of Congress, included an article last Tuesday about the HSMG and IBN letter to the Energy and Commerce Committee about the FDA Globalization Act. The writer, Anna Edney, contacted me the week before requesting information and I forwarded her our letter and information on our position. The article, …

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Spotlight – Cathleen Timberlake

Taking a Higher Path to Soapmaking Cathleen Timberlake joined the Handcrafted Soap Makers Guild in 2002. Six years later she became one of our Board members and now Chairs the Membership Committee. What’s so special about that, you may be wondering? (After all, lots of Guild members catch the “servant leadership” bug and end up chairing …

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A Trade Association for the Industry

Visit our Industry Resources link industry resources The HSMG is a non-profit trade association. As such, it is our goal and job to assist those in the industry to expand their own endeavors and thereby expand the industry as a whole. When public awareness about handcrafted soap is increased, there are more sales. When more …

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HSMG Members Call for Soap Sample

Dear HSMG Members, Eco Gift Festival 2008 has given us a wonderful opportunity to put our handcrafted soap samples into the gift bags of 400 volunteers to their event. Held in Santa Monica, CA, this is a large scale eco-conscious gift show that provides people with a convenient and green Holiday shopping experience. They are …

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