Midwest FurFest 2010 facts and figures
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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