Christmas Sweepstakes Cash Call - BONUS TRIVIA

Christmas Cash Bonus Trivia for Friday December 18th

Posted: Friday, December 18th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Washington Fareway Meat Department

How long have you been in business? Since 1938, we have been in Washington for 60 years

How many employees do you have? 11 in the meat department

What is something interesting about your business? We are two stores under one roof, a full service meat department and a grocery store

Federation Bank

How many years of service does the current staff have combined? 350 years

What was the name of the previous bank on your Washington location? Farmers and Merchants and National Bank of Washington

What is something interesting about your business? We are the tallest building on the square

What year did you open and what was the business name? The 1905 Rubio Savings Bank and the 1937 Washington Federal Savings and Loan Association

Washington County Hospital and Clinics

How many years have you been in business? 103 years

How many employees do you have? 330

What is something interesting unique about your business? We were the first rural county hospital in Iowa

Archer Appliance and Electronics

How many years have you been in business? 26 years

How many employees do you have? 12 years

Christmas Cash Bonus Trivia for Thursday December 17th

Posted: Thursday, December 17th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Community First Credit Union

How long have you been in business? 80 years

How many employees do you have? More than 200 employees in 16 branches in 14 different communities. The Washington Branch has six employees

What is something interesting about your business? We are a not-for-profit financial cooperative with more than $540 million in assets and 55,000 members

Iris City Cleaners

How many years have you been in business? 68 years

How did your business get its name? Mount Pleasant is known as the Iris City

How many employees do you have? Five

What is something interesting about your business? We restore vintage and antique textile garments. The oldest was 1890.

Don’s Jewelry and Design

How did your business get it’s name? Don and his joy for designing

How many employees do you have? Nine

What is something interesting about your business? We are truly a family owned and operated business. We have five relatives who work here

How many years have you been with the business? Don has worked in this location for 46 years

Washington Chamber of Commerce

How many years have you been in business? 80 years, since 1935

What is something interesting about your business? I have come to work dressed as a hot dog. The business community in town comes to our organization for advice and help

How many years have you been with the business? Four years

What is one of your favorite Christmas Memories? Our family sings happy birthday to Jesus on Christmas

Christmas Cash Call Trivia December 16th, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 at 4:39 am

All-American Pest Control

How many years have you been in business? 44 years

How did your business get its name? The letter A made it first in the Phone Book

How many employees do you have? 18

What is an interesting fact about your business? We are family owned and operated, have been since 1971

What is your favorite part of the Holiday season? Spending time with family and friends and watching Christmas Vacation

Colonial Manor

How many years have you been in business? 40 years

How many employees do you have 63?

How did your business get it’s name? From the Corporation

What is an interesting fact about your business? We are the BRIDGE from hospital to home

Banner Auto and Hardware

How long have you been in business? The Wayland location has been in business for eight and a half years

Where did your business name come from? The name came from a sermon, we are to be banner people. Above average.

What is an interesting fact about your business? We carry three brands of appliance Maytag, Amana, Whirlpool and NAPA auto parts

CBI Bank and Trust

How long have you been in business? The Washington location has been in business for 115 years, the Kalona location has been in business for 116 years.

How many employees do you have? 18

How long have you been with the business? 14 years

What is an interesting fact about your business? Our bank has eight locations in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois with $785 million in total assets

Christmas Cash Call Bonus Trivia Tuesday, December 15th

Posted: Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Tequila Grill

How many years have you been in business? 3 years

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? Christmas Day with our family

Hinshaw Trailer Sales

How many years have you been in business? 37

How did your business get its name? It’s our family name

How many employees do you have? 2

Halcyon House

How many years have you been in business? 59 years, since 1956

How did your business get its name? Halcyon is a mythical bird that evokes calm, peace and joy

How many employees do you have? 110

What is something interesting or unique about your business? We are currently undergoing a building project that will provide private rooms of health center residents in a household. We will be the only facility of this kind in Washington County.

Freeman Foods

How many years have you been in business? 25

How did your business get its name? From the original owner, Bob Freeman

How many employees do you have? 20

What is something interesting about your business? We have ribs on a stick, custom meats and rare liq

Christmas Cash Call Bonus Trivia Monday December 14th

Posted: Monday, December 14th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Pioneer Park

How long have you been in business? 39 years

How many employees do you have? 43

What is something interesting about your business? Second grade kids from the local school visit residents twice each month

Farmer’s Hen House

How many years have you been in business? 15

How many employees do you have? 40

What is something interesting about your business? We ship to Hawaii

English Valleys Insurance

How many years have you been in business? Over 70

How many employees do you have? 2

Camander’s Bar and Grill

How many years have you been in business? 3

How did your business get its name? From a birth announcement

How many employees do you have? 5

Christmas Cash Call Bonus Trivia Friday December 11th

Posted: Friday, December 11th, 2015 at 4:00 am

McFarlane Insurance

How many years have you been in business? 90 years

How many employees do you have? 2

QC Supply

How long have you been in business? Since 1982

How many employees do you have? 3

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? Family time and seeing kids open presents?

J&D Small Engine Repair

How many years have you been in business? 6

How did your business get it’s name? It’s named after our father and son team (Dan and Jim)

United Presbyterian Home

How many years have you been in business? 68

How many employees do you have? 106

What is something interesting about your business? Fulton Hall, the original building on campus is 105 years old and houses the main office, parlor and guest rooms

Christmas Cash Bonus Trivia Thursday, Dec 10th

Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2015 at 4:00 am

El Oasis in Winfield

How many years have you been in business? 25

How did your business get its name? A passage in the Bible

How many employees do you have? 10

What is something interesting about your business? We have weekly specials

Professional Proteins

How many years have you been in business? 21

How many employees do you have? 5

What is something interesting about your business? We are certified organic

Farm and Home Security Mutual Insurance Association

How many years have you been in business? 141

How many employees do you have? 5

What is your favorite part of the Holiday season? The great food

Jaz It Up

How many years have you been in business? 9

How many employees do you have? 8

What is your favorite part of the Holiday season? Helping customers pick out the perfect gift

Christmas Cash Bonus Trivia Wednesday Dec. 9, 2015

Posted: Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 at 4:00 am

Kirkwood Regional Center

How many years have you been in business? 50

When do spring semester classes begin? January 19th

What is Kirkwood’s mascot? Sammy the Eagle

Who is Kirkwood named after? Samuel J. Kirkwood, Iowa’s Civil War Governor

Iowa Children’s Museum

What are the Iowa Children’s Museum Staff Known As? Playologists

How many years have you been in business? 16 years

Who greets you at the door when you first enter the museum? Peter the Turtle and the fish

Sitler’s LED Supplies

How many years have you been in business? 38

How many employees do you have? 9

How did your business get its name? From our founders, Bill and Hazel Sitler

What is something interesting about your business? We’ve sold products in all 50 states

Washington McDonalds

How many years have you been in business? We have been in Washington for 19 years, we have been a company for 60 years

How many employees do you have? 44

What is something interesting about your business? We often have potlucks to appreciate our staff

Christmas Cash Call Bonus Trivia Tuesday, December 8th

Posted: Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at 5:00 am

Keota Healthcare Center

How many years have you been in business? 51 years serving the community

How did your business get its name? Because we are not just a nursing home, we are a care center

How many employees do you have? 33

Your Dream Home Furniture and Floors

How many employees do you have? 7

How many years of combined experience does your staff have? More than 100

What is something interesting about your business? Our name is our mission, our team helps you turn your home into your dreams

H&R Block of Washington and Sigourney

How many years have you been in business? We have been at our current location since 2003

How many employees do you have? eight, two full time and six seasonal employees

What is something interesting about your business? We are the largest H&R Block franchise in the state of Iowa

Washington HyVee

How many years have you  been in business? HyVee is celebrating it’s 85 anniversary overall, we have been in Washington since 1955

How many employees do you have? 154

Bonus Trivia For Monday, December 7th 2015

Posted: Monday, December 7th, 2015 at 3:00 am

Repurpose It

Tell us something interesting or unique about your business: We operate two businesses out of the same location and we sell Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.

What is Chalk Paint? It’s a decorate paint for furnishings that requires no prep

How many years of plumbing experience does Jim have? 29 years

Cafe Dodici and the Dodici Shop

How many years have you been in business? 11 years

How did your business get its name? Dodici means the number 12 in Italian which is significant to us. 12 months in a year, 12 astrological signs, 12 apostles, the day divides itself into cycles of 2 etc…

How many employees do you have? 19

What is something interesting about your business? We have art from all over the world on display in the restaurant

State Representative Jarad Klein

How long have you been in your position? I have been serving for 6 years

What is something interesting about your position? Every 2 years I have to interview to fight and keep my position

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? People’s Spirit of Giving and Holiday Music

What is one of your favorite Christmas Memories? Christmas Eve Mass

The REC Center in Mount Pleasant

How many years have you been in business? 20 years

How many employees do you have? 25

What day do you host swimming lessons? Saturdays

How many treadmills are there in the facility? 10

Bonus Trivia for Friday, December 4th

Posted: Friday, December 4th, 2015 at 5:00 am

Washington Fareway Meat Department

How long have you been in business? Since 1938, we have been in Washington for 60 years

How many employees do you have? 11 in the meat department

What is something interesting about your business? We are two stores under one roof, a full service meat department and a grocery store

Federation Bank

How many years of service does the current staff have combined? 350 years

What was the name of the previous bank on your Washington location? Farmers and Merchants and National Bank of Washington

What is something interesting about your business? We are the tallest building on the square

What year did you open and what was the business name? The 1905 Rubio Savings Bank and the 1937 Washington Federal Savings and Loan Association

Washington County Hospital and Clinics

How many years have you been in business? 103 years

How many employees do you have? 330

What is something interesting unique about your business? We were the first rural county hospital in Iowa

Archer Appliance and Electronics

How many years have you been in business? 26 years

How many employees do you have? 12 years