Trivia nights raise funds for Camp Valaqua

Foothills Mennonite Church in Calgary and First Mennonite Church in Edmonton held trivia night fundraisers for Camp Valaqua on Feb. 9. Teams of six to eight people answered sets of questions, and results were posted after each set. Projections of the scores at each venue allowed teams in both cities to compare results in real time. Calgary’s Team Jemmll and Edmonton’s Not Cheating team tied for first place. By the end of the evening, a total of $5,200 was raised through team admission fees and donations. The money will be used to pay down a line of credit taken out in 2018 for needed washroom renovations. A total of $13,000 is left owing on the project. 

—By Donita Wiebe-Neufeld

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Calgary’s winning Team Jemmll members, pictured from left to right: Marie Fraser, Steve Zimmerly, Mikaela Heidebrecht, Lori Pauls (down low), Ethan Heidebrecht, Lauren Harms (down low), and Jonas Cornelsen. Not pictured, Edmonton’s Not Cheating team consisted of Martin and Jean Blank, Karl and Kurt Blank, Donita and Jacob Wiebe-Neufeld, and Pat and Ev Buhr. (Photo by June Miller)

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