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What? Win a FREE William Shakespeare (Bard of Avon) or Henry VIII (King Hal) IMA Hero™ Bear to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Teddy Bear!!!

When? There will be 2 contests:

October 1 - 7, 2002: Teddy Bear 100 Contest #1
October 8 - 14, 2002: Teddy Bear 100 Contest #2

How to Enter? Answer the questions below and email your answers to info@imahero.com. There is ONE entry per person per day. No purchase necessary.

All Hero Clubhouse™ Members will have their entries COUNTED TWICE. If you want to be included in this bonus entry, JOIN THE HERO CLUBHOUSE™ today - it's FREE!

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To be eligible for the "double entry bonus," you must include both of the following on every entry:
1) state you are a Hero Clubhouse™ Member
2) the email address of your Hero Clubhouse™ Membership for verification.
For example: "Hero Clubhouse Member at yourname@aol.com."

Who Wins? At the end of each contest, one lucky winner will be drawn and notified by email. The winner will be posted on our web site and will have 10 days to claim his or her Prize. There is FREE SHIPPING AND HANDLING of the winning Bear within the U.S. Please indicate in your email if you do not want your name posted if you are the winner.

Any Questions? Please contact us at info@imahero.com.

Good Luck and Happy Learning!



Teddy Bear 100 Contest #1
October 1 - 7, 2002

CONGRATULATIONS to Bridget from Staten Island, NY!!!
She is the winner of Teddy Bear 100 Contest #1 and the winner of the
BARD OF AVON IMA Hero™ Bear!!!

Thank You All for Entering, and We Appreciate Your Interest!

1. Which U.S. President inspired the first Teddy Bear?
Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt. (Roosevelt was the 26th president and served two terms from 1901 to 1909.)

2. True or False: Morris and Rose Michtom lived in England when they made the first "Teddy's Bear."
False. (The Michtoms lived in Brooklyn, New York.)

3. In which country is the Steiff Company located? a) Switzerland; b) Germany; c) Austria; d) Canada
b) Germany. (The Steiff Company of Giengen is located in Germany.)

4. What year did the Steiff Company design the first jointed bear?
1902. (The next year, the Steiff Company introduced its jointed bear at the Leipzig Trade Fair.)

5. Who began writing the Winnie-the Pooh stories in 1926?
A.A. Milne. (He wrote the stories about his son's adventures with his stuffed animals.)

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Teddy Bear 100 Contest #2
October 8 - 14, 2002

CONGRATULATIONS to both Linda from Enid, Oklahoma, & Marc from Glenside, PA!!!
They are the winners of Teddy Bear 100 Contest #2 and the winners of the
KING HAL IMA Hero™ Bears!!! There are two winners because Marc was the winner of a previous IMA Hero™ Contest.

Thank You All for Entering, and We Appreciate Your Interest!

1. Who drew the political cartoon showing President Theodore Roosevelt refusing to hurt a bear on a hunting trip in 1902?
Clifford Berryman. (The caption of the cartoon was "Drawing the Line in Mississippi.")

2. In what state did the hunting trip in Question #1 occur?
Mississippi. (On November 14, 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt went to Mississippi to settle a border dispute between Mississippi and Louisiana.)

3. True or False: The Steiff Company was a toy company owned by Margarete Steiff.
True. (It has been making toys since 1880.)

4. A.A. Milne wrote the Winnie-the-Pooh stories about his son's adventures with his stuffed animals. What was the name of A.A. Milne's son?
Christopher Robin Milne. (Christopher received his first teddy bear for his first birthday on August 21, 1921.)

5. Which of the following characters does NOT belong in the Winnie-the-Pooh stories? a) Piglet; b) Tigger; c) Eeyore; d) Tweety
d) Tweety. (Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, and Eeyore are friends who live in the 100 Acre Wood.)

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