Sean Casey and the TIV come to the Putnam! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jenna Smith   
Friday, 10 August 2012 08:02

Sean Casey and the Tornado Intercept Vehicle (TIV) will be at the Putnam Museum on August 18! Sean Casey is a professional storm chaser who appears in the reality television series Storm Chasers. Casey is also the filmmaker of Tornado Alley 3D – a film that the Putnam Museum will begin playing on August 18! In Tornado Alley 3D with the TIV, Casey captures inside footage that no one else has ever had!

Want to win a ride in the TIV, here’s how!

Spot the sticker and win a ride in the Tornado Intercept Vehicle at the Putnam Museum!

Snap a picture wherever you see an “I BRAKE FOR WIND” sticker and email it to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it !

Remember to include:

·         Your name

·         Where you found it

·         The 4-digit number on the sticker

Stickers are placed at different location throughout the community so keep an eye out! The person who find the most stickers by August 15 will win a ride in the Tornado Intercept Vehicle (TIV) with Sean Casey, star of Storm Chasers and Tornado Alley 3D!

Win tickets to watch Tornado Alley 3D with Storm Team 8!

Win tickets to see the 10 a.m. showing on Saturday, August 18 with the Storm Team 8 meteorologists! 50 winners will be selected to receive 4 tickets to the show and one lucky viewer will win a ride in the Tornado Intercept Vehicle!

Deadline for entry is Sunday, August 12! Meet the Storm Team 8 meteorologists and enjoy the film which “reveals the beauty and the power of some of our planet’s most extreme—and least understood—weather phenomena.”

For more information or to entry to win, visit WQAD’s Facebook page.

One time only events! Don’t miss out!

TIV Challenge: build and test!

Register today for the ultimate tornado challenge on August 18! From Noon – 2 p.m. participants will build their own TIV and learn about engineering design in the process! Then it’s time to put your TIV to the test with a crush, drop and water test to see if it can remain undamaged!

Are you up for the TIV challenge? Do you think your TIV can pass the tests?  Register today; call 563-324-1933 ext. 219. This is not a drop-off program. Registration is required, per team (1-4 members allowed) $8 members, 10 non-members.

Sean Casey, star of Storm Chasers and Tornado Alley 3D, and the TIV will be at the Putnam during this exciting challenge! This is a one time only event, don’t miss out!

Meet and greet with Sean Casey and the TIV!

Meet and greet as well as photo-opportunities with Sean Casey and TIV will be available on Saturday, August 18 from 2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. and on Sunday, August 19 from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.!

River Bandits Game on August 18!

Sean Casey will be at the 7 p.m. game to throw the first pitch! Don’t miss out! For more information on this event please contact the Quad City River Bandits.

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