Winner moves in to MSI for 30 days

October 20, 2010 (PRESS RELEASE) Kate McGroarty, recently announced as the winner of MSI's Month at the Museum contest, will officially move into the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at 10 a.m.

Kate will be welcomed by MSI employees in the Museum's Entry Hall, be presented with her 30 "Month at the Museum" t-shirts (one for each day), the technology package she'll use to document her experiences, and be given her exclusive MSI "all access" pass, which will be her key to unprecedented behind-the-scenes knowledge of the Museum from Oct. 20 - Nov. 18, 2010. Kate will also see her private sleeping quarters for the first time, as well as her remodeled "office" cube.

About Month at the Museum:

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago has picked one curious, adventuresome individual-Kate McGroarty of Chicago-to live at the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere 24/7 for 30 days this fall, from Oct. 20 - Nov. 18, 2010. During the stay, she will eat and sleep science-taking in all the exciting activities and exhibits that the Museum has to offer, mingling with guests, and sharing all the adventures with the public online! And the end of it all, Kate takes home $10,000 and the experience of a lifetime!

For more information about the Month at the Museum contest, visit

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