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Milan to host Trivia Fundraiser


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Press release Sarah Wright


Milan to host Trivia Fundraiser

Benefit for Scholarships and Extension of Recreational
Bike Trails on Big Island

Milan, IL – Milan and Big Island are raising funds for scholarships and bike trails with the first ever Trivia Night event featuring Mr. Trivia, Friday, November 8th, 2013 at the Milan Community Center off Highway 67. Big Island Soil & Water has teamed up with the Milan Lion's Club to raise funds for extending recreational trail system, to augment the Milan Lion's Scholarship Fund and HyVee "Little Sprouts" program.
Doors open at 6p.m. On Friday, November 8th and trivia will begin beginning at 7p.m. To 9p.m. at Milan's Community Center located at 2701 First Street E. Milan, Illinois. Reserve a table for a chance to win 50/50 drawings and raffle prizes, plus team prizes: 1st place - $160, 2nd place - $120, 3rd place - $80. Bring your own snacks to share, soda and drinks will be available at the bar.
Get your team together for Trivia Night and help Milan "bike it forward" with scholarships and recreational bike trails for community prosperity Friday, November 8th. Call Kathy to register (309) 798-3356, teams with members ages 11 and older and walk-ins are welcome.

















 




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