Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Zonta Club's team wins Burbank Library's Trivia Challenge

Zonta Club's team wins Burbank Library's Trivia Challenge
Burbank Leader:  4.09.2016 by Anthony Clark Carpio

For the last 18 years, members of the Zonta Club of Burbank have competed in the Burbank Library's Trivia Challenge, but they had never taken home the trophy.

After answering a slew of questions — some easier than others — and a small kerfuffle with the judges, the women-empowerment organization finally became champions Thursday night at the Ritz Banquet Hall in St. Leon's Cathedral.

About 100 people attended the fundraiser for the Burbank Library's literacy program, which offers free one-on-one tutoring for adults who read or write below an eighth-grade level.

"This is a demonstration of our commitment to literacy, the library and this community, which we are all a part of," Zonta Club member Nickie Bonner said after posing for photos with a medal around her neck.

The audience tried guessing the answers to the questions, which were asked by Drew Sugars, Burbank's public information officer.  READ MORE @

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