Kiwanis Club uses trivia night to raise funds

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Community members came together to create teams for the Kiwanis Club's trivia night. The teams received two minutes to answer ten questions focused around a single theme.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.The Kiwanis Club Trivia Night saw many different teams compete against each other. These teams included people of all ages, ranging from veterans to school students. Pictured, the high school's Key Club discusses their answers.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.The Austintown Kiwanis Club had their second trivia night at the Austintown Middle School's cafetorium. The event raised funds that the club will use to help children in the community. Pictured are, from left, trustee Ken Carano, Kiwanis member Carole Powers and Kiwanis president Diane Fry.

By ZACK SHIVELY

zshively@vindy.com

The Austintown Kiwanis Club had their trivia night in the Austintown Middle School’s cafetorium on April 27 to raise money for the group.

Different community members formed several teams that competed throughout the night. Teams included people of all ages, ranging from a team of veterans from the area to students in the high school’s Key Club.

Past president Mario Sallee said the night was a fun fundraiser to have a good time and support the club. In addition to this fundraiser, they also had a pancake breakfast in March to raise money for their group.

They will use the funding toward projects that help students. Sallee said that the group serves students and children, whether that means helping the schools or making donations to the township park.

The teams had ten questions per round and two minutes to answer them. Each round centered around a singular theme, such as breakfasts and “tool time.” A panel of judges, including president Diane Fry and trustee Ken Carano, scored the teams’ answers.

The club offered a veggie tray, cookie table and pizza, as well as numerous other treats from different members, for the teams. They also had a 50/50 raffle, which raised money for the group.

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