Oglebay Norton Co. invites you to participate in its third quarter
earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 24, 2000 at 11:00a.m.
(Eastern Daylight Time). Interested parties are also welcome to visit
the web site at www.oglebaynorton.com/IR/conferen.htm. A replay of
the conference call will be available for 30 days beginning at
2:00p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, October 24, 2000. In
compliance with S.E.C. Regulation FD, this webcast will be open to
the media and individual stakeholders as well as the general public.
Be advised that there may be forward looking statements and
disclosure of previously non-public material information about
Oglebay Norton's business. Because this webcast of the third quarter
earnings conference call is open to all constituencies and prior
notification has been widely and unselectively disseminated, all the
content of the conference call will be considered fully disclosed and