South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Trivia Night Fundraiser

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The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus, Council #6203 held their annual Trivia Night Fundraiser at the South Plainfield Senior Center on November 4th. Twelve teams and over 80 people attended this fundraiser and over $2,000 was raised and proceeds will be donated to the Middlesex County Make A Wish Foundation.

The Teams were asked 10 questions from 10 categories and whichever team answers the most questions correctly, that team wins.

The “Renegades” won their 5th trivia night title in 13 years with a winning score of 60 points, coming in 2nd place was Thunder Buddies with 55 points and tied for 3rd place was Big Joe and the Mamma’s and Judy is Late Again with 47 points

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Team members of the Renegades were : Mike Soriano, Denise Soriano, John Schaffer, Tom Gilleece, Bob Longo, Pat Longo, Candy Longo, Patti Longo

The following Knights helped out: Judges were Grand Knight Joe McGeehan and Tom Pollock. A VERY BIG Thank You goes out fellow Knight Charlie Butrico who wrote all the questions and was also Master of Ceremonies.  

The Knights also would like to thank Mayor Matt Anesh for donating proceeds from his weddings he performs to pay for the Senior Center Hall Rental fee and Phil Battista for his very generous donation.

This event has become very popular; please look for the next time it is held. It is a great time and a great fundraiser, in the past 13 years the Knights have donated over $30,000 to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Father Michael J. McGivney founded the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society at a time in the United States when Catholic immigrants were being forced to renounce their Faith in order to earn a livelihood for their families.  Our mission as Knights of Columbus, is to keep Father McGivney's dream alive, to actively seek out Catholic men and invite them to be a part of our community of Christian family life through participation in our social and fraternal programs of service to our Church, community, and youth.

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