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Corning's Gaffer District Announces New Sponsor for GlassFest 2017 Scavenger Hunt

Corning, NY—May 5, 2017—Corning's Gaffer District is pleased to announce that MASTERPIX™ Fine Glass Prints will sponsor the 2017 GlassFest scavenger hunt with special prizes. The scavenger hunt, previously sponsored by World Kitchen will be renamed MASTERPIX™ Fine Glass Prints Scavenger Hunt.

MASTERPIX will be giving away photos printed on Corning® Gorilla® Glass that feature scenic images of Downtown Corning. The grand prize giveaways will be glass prints of various sizes with display stands, plus MASTERPIX will print a photo of your choice in a matching size.

Three grand prize winners will receive MASTERPIX glass prints of Downtown Corning plus a print of their choice (see below for details)
● 16"x24" of Downtown Corning and 16"x24" photo of their choice
● 11"x14" of Downtown Corning and 11"x14" photo of their choice
● 8"x10" of Downtown Corning and a 8"x10" photo of their choice

In addition, 20 scavenger hunt participants will receive 6"x6" MASTERPIX glass prints of Downtown Corning.

"Our glass prints are a natural fit for this event, which celebrates the unique artistry of glass in our region," said Flora Sanders, assistant product line manager for MASTERPIX. "We are excited to showcase a distinctive, lasting way for GlassFest attendees to preserve their favorite memories on specialty glass."

MASTERPIX prints your favorite photos on thin, durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass using UV-cured inks so your photos remain vibrant with long-lasting color for years to come. Manufactured using Corning's proprietary fusion draw process, Gorilla Glass is optically clear, tough, scratch-resistant, stain-resistant, thin and lightweight, which makes it a great choice for preserving cherished moments. By visiting the MASTERPIX website, www.MASTERPIX.com, consumers can create glass prints in sizes ranging from 5 inches by 7 inches to as large as 16 inches by 24 inches. MASTERPIX glass prints can be displayed in a table top stand, hung on the wall, or used in standard picture frames.

Coleen Fabrizi, Executive Director for Corning's Gaffer District said, "We are thrilled to have MASTERPIX as our featured partner for the GlassFest Scavenger Hunt. The Scavenger Hunt participants love exploring our downtown businesses as they try to win spectacular prizes. There is no doubt that a chance to win a beautiful MASTERPIX print will make this year's Scavenger Hunt a huge success!"

GlassFest, May 25–28, brings thousands of visitors each day to Corning's Downtown. The event kicks off with the Glass Ribbon Cutting ceremony and an amazing 2300 degrees party at the Corning Museum of Glass, followed by 3 more days along Historic Market Street of glassblowing, live music, glass artists and other art vendors, food, shopping, the MASTERPIX™ Fine Glass Prints Scavenger Hunt, the Wineglass GlassFest 8K, and fireworks.

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For more information on MASTERPIX™ Fine Glass Prints, visit www.MASTERPIX.com, or contact Flora Sanders, (607) 368-9843 or sandersf@corning.com.

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