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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1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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