Zootoo contest '09
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri won a new Toyota through the 100 Cars for Good contest, a philanthropic initiative hosted on Facebook in which online voters choose from five nonprofits each day to win a car.
The Central Missouri Humane Society is planning on commencing with the Zootoo renovations in the next 5 or 6 weeks.
Humane Society board of directors President Jim Loveless says he expects construction to begin in two to three weeks.
John Shrum, a board member, told the Central Missouri Humane Society on Tuesday night that the Zootoo.com design plans are coming along nicely and a blueprint will be finalized by next month’s meeting.
The Central Missouri Humane Society board members and Zootoo CEO Richard Thompson discussed details Tuesday about the shelter's makeover. Alan Allert said the board and Thompson came up with a tentative plan that combines previous designs.
The first draft of renovation plans for the Central Missouri Humane Society was rejected by the Zootoo.com CEO. A new plan was preliminarily approved, but the society's board of directors expresed concern that it did not meet the society's needs.
The fundraiser for the Central Missouri Humane Society took place this Sunday. In addition to providing entertainment for Columbia dog owners, the event helped the Humane Society fulfill its budgetary needs.
The Central Missouri Humane Society met Tuesday to discuss Zootoo makeover plans. Attendees offered about 36 suggestions for improvements, including more natural lighting and a surgery recovery room.
Zootoo.com announced Central Missouri Humane Society as the winner of its annual shelter makeover, according to an article by USA Today. The shelter will be holding a press conference Monday at 9 a.m.
An agreement between the two has Zootoo giving an undisclosed amount of money to Stray Rescue, a St. Louis animal shelter that won a national contest sponsored by Zootoo with a $1 million prize.
Voting to determine which animal shelter will win a $1 million makeover from Zootoo.om will end April 19.
Stray Rescue of St. Louis won the Zootoo.com $1 million shelter makeover a year ago, but received less than half of the money. The shelter still plans to build a new facility downtown, but will need to reassess how much more money it will need to raise.
The Central Missouri Humane Society is one of 10 finalists in a million dollar makeover contest run by Zootoo.com. The winner will be announced at the end of April.
Columbia's Humane Society finished in the top spot after phase one of Zootoo.com's national search for a shelter to make over. The Humane Society still needs Columbia's help to win phase two of the contest.
The Central Missouri Human Society won first place in the first round of the Zootoo.com competition for a million-dollar shelter makeover.
The Central Missouri Humane Society asks residents to support the shelter by welcoming zootoo.com founder Richard Thompson to town. The shelter hopes to receive a $1 million makeover from a zootoo.com contest.
The final phase of zootoo.com's Shelter Makeover II contest will be in a national vote from April 7 through 24.
The Central Missouri Humane Society is in the running to receive a million-dollar makeover from zootoo.com. Two Columbia Catholic School students, Libby Burks and Amanda Huhman, brought attention to the shelter, which is seeking to expand. The shelter has risen to fourth place in the makeover competition.
All it takes is a few clicks and the Central Missouri Humane Society could be closer to winning a shelter makeover from the Web site Zootoo.com.