Mizzou Men’s Basketball head coach Kim Anderson and wife, Melissa, are set to
serve as campaign hosts for the 2015 Tigers on the Prowl, a charitable
organization with a mission to raise awareness and funds for 10 local Mid-
the Prowl launched the campaign and announced the 2015 selected charity
beneficiaries. This years campaign will raise awareness and funds for the
following charities: Alzheimers Association, Boys and Girls Club, The
Foundation for the Higher Good, Love Inc, Maplewood Barn Community
Theatre, ParentLink GrandFamilies, Pascal’s Pals, Primrose Hill Teen
Challenge, Welcome Home, and Worley Street Roundtable.
Tigers on the Prowl’s presenting sponsor is The Arcade at Columbia Mall. The
Arcade opened on May 8, 2015, offering arcades, skeeball, air hockey,
and pinball machines as well as an 18 hole miniature glow golf course. Owner
Nic Parks is a leader in our community focused on giving back to the
community through charitable contributions and family enrichment. Nic and his
wife, Brooke, are involved in several other businesses in the areas of retail,
manufacturing, amusement, real estate, and publishing. Nic Parks said, ”I am
thrilled to be involved with a campaign that does so much good in our
community through raising awareness and funds for 10 great charities. I’m
hoping that The Arcade can contribute to this cause for years to come.”
With 10 life-size fiberglass tiger statues that will be individually designed and
decorated by local artists, Tigers on the Prowl aims to provide a fun and
engaging experience for the local community and its many worthy causes.
The Andersons and The Parks will work with Tigers on the Prowl to build local
support and awareness for the initiative over the next five months.
On July 24, the “Unleashing of the Tigers” event will take place at Columbia
Mall. The unveiling serves as the first chance for the public to see the
completed tigers, bringing together the artists, charities and sponsors.
Following the unveiling is the Finale and Auction, scheduled for Oct. 2, at the
Over the last two years, Tigers on the Prowl has raised more than $150,000.
Fans and supporters can get involved by visiting TigersOnTheProwl.org or
contacting Crystal Umfress or David Strumpf at firstname.lastname@example.org or
at (573) 239-9326.