CBC 50th Anniversary Celebration

 

Welcome to The CBC 50th Anniversary Page!

Here you can find information about all the exciting things we’re doing to celebrate our 50th year in existence!

CBC 50th Anniversary Quiz 2

Click the button below to take the quiz! Once you complete the quiz you will be entered in a drawing for one of five gift cards!  

CBC 50th Anniversary Events:

April 11th – April 17th: Celebrate Covington Week 

April 14th, 2022  @ 11:30am- CBC 50th Birthday Luncheon

September 11th-17th, 2022 – Bourbon Week

December 1st, 2022 – 50th Anniversary Annual Dinner

“How well do you know Covington?” Quiz 2 answers:

  1. Architect Daniel Libeskind designed the Ascent at Roebling’s Bridge, the upscale condominium tower in Covington that was completed in 2008 by Corporex. – What project in the U.S. attracted international attention for Libeskind?

His design for the Museum of the American Film Institute in Los Angeles

His plan for the “Glass Cantilever” that would project out from the south wall of the Grand Canyon

His master plan for the World Trade Center site in New York

His design for a 16-story apartment complex on Bourbon Street in New Orleans called “Quarters.”

  1. The Carroll Chimes clock tower in Goebel Park was named for?

Robert A. Carroll, a former U.S. Senator whose childhood home was in Latonia

Morris Carroll, the composer who wrote “Here Comes Peter Cottontail”

Former Kentucky Governor Julian Carroll

Joseph J. Carroll, Secretary of the Interior in the first administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

  1. Dee Felice Café in MainStrasse Village is named for a well-known jazz drummer who played in a number of bands, including the Dee Felice Trio and Dee Felice and the Sleep Cat Band. – What type of food is the restaurant known for?

Soul Food

Cajun/Creole

Northern Italian

Casual French

  1. Covington’s first female mayor was:

Vera Angel

Mildred Rains

Michelle Williams

Sherry Carran

  1. Covington Economic Development Director Tom West once worked as:

Executive Director of the Covington Business Council

Covington city manager

CEO of the Catalytic Investment Development Fund

President and chair of Southbank Partners

  1. Covington elected its first African American to the City Commission in 1971. – Who was it?

James E. Simpson Jr.

Arnold Simpson

Harold E. Simpson Jr.

Wallis Simpson

  1. Donna and Jim Salyers are prominent investors in downtown Covington who are known for a number of well-known projects, including Hotel Covington, The Madison Event Center and Donna Salyers Fabulous Furs. Beginning in 1923, the Fabulous Furs headquarters on 11th Street had been home to a manufacturing company for nearly 70 years. – What was the company?

Stewart Iron Works

Covington Metals and Moldings

The Globe-Wernicke Co.

Wadsworth Electric

  1. Wife-husband team Emily Wolff and Paul Weckman own several restaurants in Covington’s MainStrasse Village.
    Which of the following is not owned by the couple:

The Standard

Bouquet

Frida 602

Otto’s

 

  1. What was the immediate predecessor of the Lisse steakhouse in MainStrasse?

 

 

Mama’s on Main

Strasse Haus

Chez Nora

Lloyd’s

 

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