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Midwest FurFest 2010 facts and figures

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Midwest FurFest 2010 occurred last weekend, with 2285 attendees, including 413 in the fursuit parade. 388 art show pieces were sold (of 1121 on offer), bringing in over $12,000, while $11,347 was raised for their charity, Castaway Pet Rescue.

Two guests for next year were announced – Rick Griffin, creator of Housepets! and Thornwolf. The convention is accepting suggestions for a third guest, as well as a theme.

The charity auction alone raised around $2100, including $260 for a set of ten tickets to a Chicago Wolves hockey game, $120 for a Geiger counter, and $100 for a steampunk ray gun. The charity table donation jar brought in $1675, 2 and Kage's comedy performance raised $1760, and charity poker buy-ins totaled $700. Midwest Furry Fandom threw in $5000, while the con suite tip jar added $112.

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