Team Trivia 2012 winners
First there was 47. Then there were six. Then there were two. The 12th annual Fond du Lac Literacy Services Team Trivia 2012 drew a total of 47 teams of four players over two nights of tough questioning on March 6 and March 8 at Whispering Springs Golf Club.
On March 6, the winning team was the Schraufiderios: Jeanine Schraufnagel, Shawn Schraufnagel, Sarah Desiderio and Joe Desiderio. On March 8, the winners were The Operators: Anthony Strigenz, John Moen, Linda Englehardt and Tammi Flaherty.
Second and third place on March 6 were captured by the teams Read On and Like a Good Neighbor. Silver and bronze on March 8 went to Brains R Us and Marian University/Team 4.
Prizes included gift certificates from Whispering Springs Golf Club, Backyard Grill and Bar, A&W, Luedtke’s Dine ’n Bowl and The BookCellar.
In addition to the trivia contest, the event included a raffle of donated items, including a Kindle Fire from Michels Corp., a quilt made by Theresa Woodruff and prizes from Dynamic Chiropractic, Backyard Grill and Bar, Hopper’s Silk Screening, Nourishing You, The Coliseum, Savvy Boutique, Beautiful Image, Beautiful You, Cujak’s Wine Market and Carpe Diem Massage Therapy.
The event benefitted Fond du Lac Literacy Services, a non-profit organization that helps adults with the basic skills needed to learn and prosper in the 21st Century: reading, writing and math. Trained tutors provide free, one-on-one instruction. The literacy office is located on the second floor of the Fond du Lac Public Library.
The organization has begun planning Team Trivia 2013. To participate or volunteer, call (920) 929-7090, ext 155, or email [email protected].