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‘Sponges’ soak up trivia title

Published: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 10:15 a.m. CDT
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The SOAS Sponges, from left, Pat Barger, Gary Vander Meer, Kinch Mizell, Robert Ridinger, Dan Rey and Steve Johnson, were named champions of the Trivia Night fundraiser at Oak Crest.

DeKALB – Residents, staff, volunteers and community friends of the DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest challenged themselves when they participated in the Trivia Night fundraising event.

Fourteen teams competed. Larry Werline, quiz master for the evening, kept the contenders busy with questions in the categories of Current Events, World War II Sound Round, WWII-Era Picture Round, Old Time Radio and TV, Famous Firsts and Seconds, Where In The World Is It, Authors and Their Books, and Potpourri.

The SOAS Sponges, sponsored by SOAS Apparel and Design, claimed the title of trivia champs. The team was made of members of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

The fundraiser benefited the Oak Crest Good Samaritan Fund. Teams are already forming for next year.