By Carolyn C Coulter
Starting July 1st, RAWK is participating in Bookbug’s month-long scavenger hunt, Where’s Waldo in Kalamazoo? Bookbug gives each of the 29 participating local businesses a six-inch Waldo standee to secretly display somewhere in their business. Bookbug then gives you, the participants, a “Find Waldo Local” passport with the names of the participating merchants. When you visit our store or another participant and spot Waldo, we’ll stamp your passport.
Throughout the month there will be incentives awarded to you for each milestone that you reach. Collect at least 10 stamps and bring them to Bookbug, your find Waldo Headquarters, to claim an “I found Waldo” button and “$1 Off” coupon. Collect at least 22 of the 29 possible store stamps and receive a button and a coupon, and you’ll be entered in a drawing for a 6-volume deluxe set of Waldo books and other fantastic prizes during the Waldo celebration at Bookbug on Friday, July 27th at 4pm.
The goal of the event is to give participants the opportunity to visit the broad range of local businesses around the Kalamazoo community and build lifelong relationships with the businesses. It is an honor for RAWK to join Find Waldo this year because the event gives the community a reason to explore all the great things our local businesses have to offer.
We can’t wait for you all to hit the streets to see what Waldo has in store for you all over town, and especially at RAWK’s very own storefront! RAWK’s storefront, The Geological & Musicological Survey Co. is relatively new. All sales in our store go directly toward supporting free programs for Kalamazoo youth, so be sure to come ready to shop during your Waldo’s scavenger hunt journey.