Nov 19, 2014 7:25 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett
Organizers say the 2014 Trivia Bee for Literacy was the best yet, with a field of 21 teams and 300 people in attendance.
The event, held last Friday night at Manzanita Place in Chico, was in support of Butte County Library Literacy Services ... with a fundraising goal of $10,000.
" 'Da Bookies" team from The Teacher's Book Connection came out on top and are the reigning Trivia Bee Champions of Butte County! 2nd Place went to the "PRACtologists" (Paradise Ridge Adventure Club) and 3rd Place to the Butte County District Attorney's Team, sponsored personally by Mike Ramsey.
And Action News Now even fielded a team "The Action Newsies" with Noon News Anchor Linda Watkins-Bennett, Meteorologist Jason Atcho and Redding Reporter Charlene Cheng.
As you can tell from the team names it's a friendly competition with plenty of shenanigans. The event also featured delicious hors d'oevres and a raffle and silent auction.
A touching video was shown featuringthe program's 2014 Champion of Literacy, Greg Wagner. You can see his story via You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JvCTqTFvr4.