Trivia Night 2015 A Winner

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Trivia Night 2015 was a huge success, attracting almost 340 players and setting a fundraising record for our annual trivia. The event raised more than $20,000. All proceeds are used to continue the Endangered Wolf Center’s important mission of preserving Mexican wolves and red wolves and returning them to the wild.

Trivia Night 2015 was held Friday March 13 at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Road in Kirkwood.

The Endangered Wolf Center thanks all those who attended. And we’re extremely grateful to the many Volunteers and Junior Volunteers for their hard work that day and night. We thank Jack Hagedorn, who asked the questions and entertained the guests throughout the evening. We thank Chris Weber for donating his audio/visual equipment and expertise.

Jay Smith was the Event Sponsor. He also played.

Virgil and Sandra VanTrease were Gift Shop Sponsors.

Harvest Plaza Animal Hospital and St. Charles Animal Hospital and Clinic were Beverage Sponsors.

In addition, each round had several sponsors:

Round 1 Sponsors:
Stella Amsinger
Craig Austin, Board of Trustees

Round 2 Sponsors:
Craig Austin, Board of Trustees
The Broom Family

Round 3 Sponsors:
CHE Consulting, Inc.
Jo Anna Dale

Round 4 Sponsors:
Darling Development Team
EWC Volunteer in Honor of the Animal Care Staff

Round 5 Sponsors:
Lisa and Rick Houska in loving memory of Kevin Houska and Babs Nelson
Henry and Peg Kaltenthaler
The Krieghs, Two- and Four-Footed Ones

Round 6 Sponsors:
The Krieghs, Two- and Four-Footed Ones
The Kostman Family
Diane M. Maixner, Chairman of the Board

Round 7 Sponsors:
Maxine, Bradley, Bob, Trè and Dorothy May
Cheryl Morrow
Steve and Jackie Parker

Round 8 Sponsors:
Linda Reifschneider and Asian Elephant Support
Celeste Ruwwe and Gerry Hufker
Jay Smith

Round 9 Sponsors:
St. Charles Animal Hospital and Clinic
Harvest Plaza Animal Hospital
St. Louis Partners for Paws

Round 10 Sponsors:
Linda and Ruby Straubinger
VFW Post 2593, Arnold MO
George and Lee Weber

The Endangered Wolf Center thanks Grey Eagle Distributors and Krey Distributing, which donated the Anheuser-Busch beer provided to adults 21 and over.

The Center also thanks the many businesses and individuals who contributed items for our table prizes, balloon pop, raffles and silent auction, including:
Sandy and Tim O’Shaughnessy, Brio Tuscan Grille, Chauvin Coffee, the Porch, Pappy’s Smokehouse, The Saint Louis Brewery, Four Hand Brewing, Urban Chestnut Brewing, Soulard Coffee Garden, Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant, Saint Louis Zoo, Russell’s Cafe and Bakery, Trueman’s Place, Dewey’s Pizza, Drury Inn, PRP Wine International, Raging Rivers, Six Flags St. Louis, Romaine Creek Veterinary Clinic, Gateway Arch, Billy G’s Restaurant, Brunswick Zone Lakeside, Funny Bone, Fairmount Park, Kennelwood Pet Resorts, World Aquarium@City Museum, Canyon Cafe, Lazy River Grill, 5 Star Burgers, Citizen Kane’s, Hidden Valley Ski Resort, Roberto’s Trattoria, Missouri Botanical Gardens.

The round titles and subjects were:

Round 1: Not by the Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin (about beards)
Round 2: X Marks the Spot (all the answers had the letter ‘x’ in them)

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Round 3: What’s Your Dog Gone Name? (identify the famous dogs in the photos)
Round 4: Today’s Your Lucky Day (on Friday the 13th, questions about luck)
Round 5: Eh, Canada (about our northern neighbors)
Round 6: Where the Wild Things Are (about animals … tables could bid to have one of our Animal Keepers sit with them and provide answers for the round)
Round 7: We Ought to be in Pictures (movies filmed in St. Louis or movies about St. Louis)
Round 8: What’s Up? Sport (about sports)
Round 9: The Eyes Have It (questions about things with the word ‘eye’ in them)
Round 10: The Happiest Round on Earth (Disney movies)

Prizes were awarded to the tables finishing first, second and third. In addition, prizes were given to the best themed table (the winners had a St. Patrick’s Day theme), the table winning the “Switch a Letter” side game, and to the lone winner of the “Extinct, Endangered or Not Endangered” stand-up side game. Three door prizes also were awarded.

Guests also enjoyed browsing our gift shop, a station with free beverages and snacks, a silent auction, a balloon pop and raffles.

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