Henry County Fair Trivia Night


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Posted Online: Feb. 15, 2013, 12:23 pm
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Press release submitted by Amy Jeffries


The Henry County Fair will host a Trivia Night Saturday, February 16th, at 7pm at the Geneseo Country Club.

Entry fee is $80 per team, with eight players maximum per team. All ages welcome!
A pulled pork meal will be available from 5-7pm. Live auction at 7pm. Trivia will follow the live auction.

Silent auction and 50/50 will also be available. To register your team or donate an item for the live or silent auction please contact Amy Moskowitz-Jeffries at 309-314-6328.

Snacks are welcome but please no outside beverages. A cash bar will be available. For more information, visit the fair website at www.henrycountyfairil.com.

















 



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