JLCU’s First Trivia Night a Great Success!


On January 26, 2017, trivia lovers from Champaign-Urbana and beyond came together to compete in a meeting of the minds for a great cause. 

Teams were challenged with a variety of questions put together by local trivia expert, Christine Akin, and the event at The City Center was emceed by Czar, of Sapphire Entertainment. The winning team received an amazing prize package: a party from Slowride Pedal Tours for up to 15 people, a $100 gift card to Baxters American Grilleand a case of beer to enjoy on the slow ride!
Total fundraising for the night (with 117 attendees and numerous raffle tickets sold) was $2,413. Wow!
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Lauren DeSmith, Chair of JLCU’s General Events Committee, shared, “everyone enjoyed themselves and had a fun time! We had a very successful first trivia night.” 
Many  attendees won great prizes from local businesses through raffle drawings. We’d like to thank all of our local business partners for their generous donations: 
Hamilton Walker’s
Baxters American Grille
The City Center
Hammerhead Coffee
El Toro Mexican Restaurant
Dos Reales Mexican Restaurant
Brixx Pizza – Champaign
Slowride Pedal Tours
JLCU General Events Committee
JT Walker’s Restaurant and Brewery
Art Mart
Jimmy John’s
Pandamonium Doughnuts
Houlihans’s Restaurant+Bar Champaign
The Original Pancake House
Slim Chickens
Jupiter’s at the Crossing
Orpheum Children’s Science Museum
Children’s Discovery Museum-Normal
Securities America, Inc.
Triptych Brewing
Riggs Beer Company
Wyldewood Cellars
Espresso Royale
Old Time Meat and Deli
Jessica Kress and the Roller Derby Team
Allie Teagarden

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