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The threesome of, from left, Celeste Bordner, Tom Suarez and Ailene Garrido, also known as “Two Chicks and a Dude,” took home the trophy Saturday night as Calaveras County’s trivia champs.

Valley Springs trio takes
home coveted trivia title

-  March 25, 2015

By Nick Baptista

   The Trivia Bee title for 2015 resides in Valley Springs.

   The trio of “Two Chicks and a Dude,” composed of Celeste Bordner, Ailene Garrido and Tom Suarez, bested 14 other three-person teams assembled from throughout the county Saturday evening at the 18th annual Friends of the Calaveras County Library Trivia Bee in San Andreas.

   The Trivia Bee is the signature fundraising event for Friends of the Calaveras Library and attracted more than 200 people in the town hall who enjoyed dinner before 45 would-be know-it-alls competed for the coveted title.

   The theme this year was “The Roaring 20s” with competitors answering questions such as where President Warren Harding died, where the 1924 Winter Olympics were held and what was the height of the Dow Jones Industrial Average before the stock market crash in 1929.

   The teams had 20 seconds to write down their answer. The first round was composed of 10 questions and the second had eight. In the third and final round, “Two Chicks and a Dude,” sponsored by Valley Springs Friends of the Library, got five out of six questions correct to take the title.

   Proceeds from the event help purchase books for the county library system and support the Calaveras Adult Tutoring Program.









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