Juneau World Affairs Council to present World Quest fundraiser

Posted: Sunday, February 07, 2010

JUNEAU - The Juneau World Affairs Council will present its annual World Quest fundraiser at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at Centennial Hall. The event features JWAC's international trivia team contest, an international buffet full dinner catered by the Baranof (with no-host bar), a silent auction of exotic goods and experiences, and a silent auction of fabulous desserts.

Participants are encouraged to form teams of eight or so to take on the international trivia challenge. Teams also will be formed at the event. The quiz entails 60 multiple-choice questions in various international categories. Prizes go to the winning team and runner up.

Tickets are $60, $25 for students, at Observatory Books, 299 North Franklin St., from board members or at the door. Proceeds from this fundraiser allow JWAC to present speaker events and travelogues through the school year, and the annual World Forum. For tickets and questions, contact JWAC at 586-4223, or visit jwac.org. JWAC is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan member organization.

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