3/1/14: Junior Auxiliary to Host Trivia Night Fundraiser

Grab your masks and beads and bring your friends to the 14th Annual Trivia Night fundraiser hosted by Junior Auxiliary of Taney County (JATC) on March 29th at Branson’s Radisson Hotel.

This year's themed Mardi Gras party will include a fabulous dinner, a silent auction with many great items, a raffle and of course, the main event – a trivia competition that features teams of eight members competing in ten interesting categories of ten questions each.

Guests will be entertained by the Branson High School Jazz Band and Emcee Shannon “Apple Jack” Thomason, a comedian with the Comedy Jamboree show at Grand Country Music Hall.

Tickets are $55 per person or $440 for a table of 8. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel. Contact Linda for tickets at 417-527-3963. The deadline for team or individual registration is March 8th in order to confirm dinner reservations.

The Silent Auction items are coming from a variety of generous local businesses and individuals. Raffle prizes include $1000 cash donated by Doug Baker State Farm Insurance Agency, Inc. or 2 (Two) Airline Tickets on Frontier Airlines, originating and ending atBransonAirportand donated by Branson Airport.

Raffle tickets are $20.00 each and can be purchased by calling Mary at 417-335-8745. Only 260 Raffle tickets are available for purchase so a person has a 1 in 130 chance to win either prize.

The funds raised through this event are 100% reinvested in our community, supporting a variety of projects aimed at addressing the needs of children and families. These include college readiness programs and scholarships, summer library reading programs, Women’s Crisis Center cottage, and mentoring programs for adolescents.

JATC is a group of women dedicated to improving the lives of children in Taney County, Missouri. The organization has approximately 50 members who annually contribute more than 4,000 volunteer hours and thousands of dollars as they strive to improve the mental, physical, social and emotional well-being of children in Taney County.

JATC is a local chapter of the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA), a non-profit organization founded in 1941 with headquarters in Greenville, Mississippi. Their slogan is “Care Today-Character Tomorrow”. The Taney County chapter was established by a group of caring, enthusiastic women in 1997 and continues to grow and thrive throughout Taney County.

More information on JATC and local projects can be found on their Facebook page, Junior Auxiliary of Taney County or via email at jatcmo@gmail.com. More information on NAJA can be found at www.najanet.org.


source: Branson Daily Independent, Feb 28-Mar 1, 2014