Day: January 21, 2021
History of MFF: Midwest FurFest 2006
Midwest FurFest took place the Hyatt Regency Woodfield, in Schaumburg, Illinois from November 17th to November 19th, 2006
Midwest FurFest’s Guests of Honor for 2006 were:
- Illustrator – Heather “Kyoht” Luterman
- Fursuit maker – WhiteyFawks
- Artist and Designer – Spunky
Photo of the Hyatt Regency Woodfield
They actually had an Ice Cream Social
As I was going through the photos I had to post this
Photo from an event they no longer do a Fur Pageant
Another thing you don’t see at today’s cons The Bulletin Board
Total attendance 1,422 up 356 over 2005’s gathering
213 participants in the fursuit parade.
The convention charity was Safe Haven Wildlife Refuge. Who provides wildlife rescue, veterinary care, direct contact for emergency care, referrals to other facilities, and community support and education.
Through various fundraisers, including the charity auction ($5,570), approximately $13,048.96 was raised.
Update: I am happy to report Safe Haven Wildlife Refuge is still in business