Tri Kappa Valpo Trivia Night Successful Thanks to Community Members

Valparaiso’s chapter of the women’s charitable organization Tri Kappa held its inaugural Trivia Night Thursday, September 20, 2018.  Aberdeen Manor, 216 Ballantrae in Valparaiso.  It was a full house, as 28 teams totaling 225 guests competed for bragging rights and prizes. A raffle and silent auction added to the entertainment.  Nearly $15,000 was raised for the community, with 100% of profits going back into Valparaiso community programs.

The event, co-chaired by Carolyn Biesen and Sandie Van Laan, was successful due to community support from participants, as well its generous sponsors and partners:

Merrill Lynch, Jim Peller

Chester, Inc.

Centier Bank

Porter-Starke Services

Scannell Wealth Management

Gough, Inc., Buzz Gough

Fairway Laser Systems

ICU Outdoor Advertising

Kotys Wealth Professionals

Primabella Women’s Health

Cardinal Point Technologies

Aberdeen Manor and R&B Fine Printing

As a volunteer organization of more than 100 members, Tri Kappa focuses their efforts on charity, culture, and education. Each year, the group awards more than $16,000 in college scholarships to local high school students and nearly $10,000 in grants and allocations to non-profit groups in Porter County. Trivia Night is one of many fundraisers contributing to these endeavors.

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