Christmas Sweepstakes Cash Call – BONUS TRIVIA

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Friday, December 15th

Posted: Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Marion Avenue Baptist Church

How many years have you been in business? 45 years

How did your church get its name? Based on our location

What is something unique about your business? There has been a church on our corner since before the Civil War

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? The Live Animal Christmas Play

 

McCoy Plumbing Heating and Cooling

How many years have you been in business? Since 1961

How did your business get its name? Glenn McCoy was the original owner of the business

How many employees do you have? 6

What is something interesting about your business? We are the leading installer of geothermal heating and cooling systems in Washington County

 

Sigourney and Keota Healthcare Center

How many years have you been in business? Sigoruney- nearly 40 years, Keota more than 52 years

What is something unique about your business? We provide memory care services in a secure unit

 

Murphy’s Bar and Grill

How many years have you been in business? since 1995

How did your business get its name? Our owner, Jerry Murphy

What is something interesting about your business? We have the best food in Washington County

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Thursday, December 14th

Posted: Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Halcyon House

How many years have you been in business? Since 1959

How did your business get its name? A period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful

How many employees do you have? 140

What is something unique about your business? This year we opened our new healthcare households. A very different approach to long term care

 

English Valleys Insurance

How many years have you been in business? 45 years

How did your business get its name? We wanted the name to reflect the surrounding area

How many employees do you have? 2

What is something interesting about your business? We have a newly renovated office

 

Uptown Motors in Muscatine

How many years have you been in business? Since 1959

How many employees do you have? 18

 

Everybody’s Whole Foods

How many employees do you have? 62

How many years have you been in business? 22

What is something interesting about your business? We have the largest G scale holiday train set in southeast Iowa

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Wednesday, December 13th

Posted: Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Colonial Manor

How many years have you been in business? 42 years

What is something interesting about your business? We are the only assisted living facility in Louisa County

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? Old fashioned family Christmas with Colonial Manor residents

 

Washington County Mini Bus

How many years have you been in business? Since 1975

How many employees do you have? 25

What is something unique about your business? We have a mini tour bus that we rent out. It transports 12 passengers

 

Repurpose It/Carson Plumbing and Heating

How many years have you been in business? Repurpose It 3 years, Carson’s 101 years

how did your business get its name? Repurpose It, after running an estate sale in the Carson building we decided to open a consignment shop and call it Repurpose It (recycle and reuse, instead of ending up in a landfill). Carson’s was based on two brothers going into business with the last name Carson.

How many employees do you have? Repurpose It 3, Carson’s 5

What is something unique or interesting about your business? Two unique businesses operating under one roof and we sell Annie Sloan Chalk Paint

 

Washington HyVee

How many years have you been in business? HyVee started in 1938, Washington location opened in 1955

How did your business get its name? Through an employee contest, its a combination of the founders last names

How many employees do you have? At the Washington location 200, company wide over 86,000

 

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Tuesday, December 12th

Posted: Monday, December 11th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

H&R Block of Washington and Sigourney

How many years have you been in business? 50 years

How did your business get its name? Named after brothers Richard and Henry Bloch

How many employees do you have? 5 in the Washington office. The franchise has 5 full time and 50 seasonal employees

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

 

Washington WalMart

How many years have you been in business? The Washington location opened in 1990

How did your business get its name? From our found Sam Walton’s last name

How many employees do you have? 179

What is something unique about your business? We have recently started selling firearms

 

Hospice of Washington County

How many years have you been in business? Started in 1988

How many employees do you have? 13

What is something unique about your business? When we started we were strictly a volunteer oganization

How many counties do you serve? 7

What community event does Hospice of Washington County sponsor in December? The Community Memorial Christmas Trees at the Washington Public Library

Who designed our original logo? Carlton Bump

What design is the logo? A tree, symbolizing the tree of life with a pathway beside the tree

 

Herteen and Stocker Jewelers

How many years have you been in business? 70 years

How did your business get its name? William Herteen and Walter Stocker

How many employees do you have? 9

What is something unique about your business? We have 3 generations working together at this time

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? Seeing families grow and continue the tradition of coming to Herteen and Stocker

 

 

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Monday, December 11th

Posted: Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

MD Orthopedics

How many years have you been in business? 13

How many employees do you have? 30

What do you do? Make clubfoot braces

 

Ace N More

How many years have you been in business? 9, we opened on Groundhog Day 2008

How did your business get its name? We are Ace Hardware and a lot more and we are named after Pork N More, a business that we started in 1997

How many employees do you have? 10 full-time and 12 part-time

What is something unique about your business? Variety of products and our team members

 

Community 1st Credit Union

How many years have you been in business? 81 years as a company, the Washington branch has been open for 11 years

How many employees do you have? 5 at the Washington Branch, we also have mortgage, commercial and other departments

 

Washington Chamber of Commerce

How many years have you been in business? Since 1935

How many employees do you have? 2

What is something unique about your business? We are housed in the original JC Penny Building and have a collaborative workplace that has a shared office space with Main Street and WEDG.

What is your favorite part of the holiday season? The Chamber’s Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes

 

Christmas Cash Call Trivia Friday, December 8th

Posted: Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Hinshaw Trailer Sales

How many years have you been in business? 54 years

How many employees do you have? 2

What’s something unique about the business? Both employees have red hair but they aren’t related

 

Hospice Compassus

How many years have you been in business? 15

How did your business get its name? It’s a word that represents compassionate care

How many employees do you have? 10

 

Agriway Partners

How many years have you been in business? 14 years

How did your business get its name? The name was derived from the merger of two businesses, Agriway Feed and Ag Partners

How many employees do you have? 76

What is something unique about your business? It is 100% Farmer Owned

 

REC Center in Mt. Pleasant

How many years have you been in business? 22

How many group exercises classes are included with membership per week? 37

What days do you currently offer ZUMBA? Monday and Wednesday Evenings

How many treadmills are at the facility? 9