Progress Pursuit: Anything but Trivial

Welcome to a new twist on our Progress Chenango series.

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Our prize is generously donated by Agro Farma, and is a one year’s supply of their wildly successful Chobani Greek Yogurt.

This year we will test your knowledge of Chenango County and all the things made here. Read the Progress Chenango daily sections and take the daily quiz below.

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The Questions


Monday, January 24


Who is the current chairman of Commerce Chenango’s Board of Directors?


What percentage of Frontier’s workforce is based in the United States of America?


How big is the Sidney Federal Credit Union’s new headquarters in Sidney?


What is the name of Unison’s world-renown parent company?


Tuesday, January 25


What local graphic artist volunteered her services to create the label design for the ADC’s “Produced in Chenango” label project?


As of 2010, the Norwich Family YMCA has been in operation for how many years?


What famous food company initially rejected SchoolHouse Kitchen’s first concoction, which owner Patsy Smith says was a good thing?


Approximately how many tons of material are shipped out of the Mid York Press every month?


Wednesday, January 26


What three new flavors of Chobani did Agro Farma launch this month, to bring their total number of varieties to 14?


Sure, everyone knows it as “The Place.” But what is its more official name?


How many positions does Preferred Mutual Insurance Company intend to add in 2011?


What East Meredith-based company was purchased by Golden Artist Colors in May of 2010?


Thursday, January 27


How many terms has Chenango County Board of Supervisors Chairman Richard Decker completed?


New business at Norwich Pharmaceuticals is expected to grow by how much in 2011?


Production in the lumber industry is measured in “MBF.” What does that stand for?


According to the Norwich Merchants Association, for every $100 spent in a locally owned store, how much money returns to the community through taxes, payroll and other expenditures?


Friday, January 28


According to Deputy Superintendent Robert Wightman, based on preliminary budget numbers, what size gap will the Norwich City School District face between revenues and expenses for the 2011-2012 academic year?


This question has been omitted from the contest.


Construction of the new Byrne Dairy Convenience Store, laundromat and self-service gas station is slated for completion when?


In 2010, the Arts Council hosted its first-ever performance by an illusionist to a sold-out crowd. What was his name?

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