Louisville's 150 Year Trivia Challenge
April 20, 2007

This contest was a complete success and was the brilliant idea of BUILD President Terri Scholting and was created and executed by Dee Arias and Nancy McManis with the help of many from the community.
Take the TRIVIA Challenge yourself! Read the contest questions and you will be ready for the 200 Year contest.


First round - Ash Grove "Know it Alls" against "Caring Buddies" (Lousville Care Center)


Ash Grove "Know it Alls": Dave Tietjen, Max Heard, Bob Dobbs, Roger Gaebel

 


"Caring Buddies": Margaret Henson, Pat Buzzard, Ed Kasl, Lei Smith


School gym was full.


Trivia fans follow each question and answer with great interest.
"Caring Buddies" win!


Second round: Louisville Antiques against American Family’s “Final Four”


Louisville Antiques: Gary Buskirk, Ella Reichart, Pete Sutton, Marvelle Hansen.
American Family’s “Final Four” : Dennis Barnes, Phil Pankonin, Terri Scholting, Marian Johnson


American Family’s “Final Four”
wins 2nd round.


Third round: Home State Bank team (Andy Mixan, Trudy Sutton, Linda Gaebel, Lori Gray) playing against GOOD ole’ TIMES girls


Public's favorites - GOOD ole’ TIMES girls: Marguerite (Williams) Streeter, Virginia (Tyo) Knutson, Bay (Heard) Reveillac, Mary (Biggs) Terry.


Public is watching the thrid round - GOOD ole’ TIMES girls won!


Fourth round - City Hall-Stars team against Blake’s Pharmacy team.


Blake’s Pharmacy team: Jim Johnson, Ralph Welte, Bill Nessen, Brad Johnson.


City Hall-Stars: Cheryl Knutson, Dave Pankonin, Dee Arias, Alan Mueller.


Blake's Pharmacy team is strong (answering Louisville history questions fast and accurate) - as Jim Johnson put it "we've actually been there!"


Blake's Pharmacy fans are waiting - will there favorite team win?


City Hall-Stars
team nearly escapes defeat and wins 4th round.


Fifth round - GOOD ole’ TIMES guys team against The Whole Fam-Damily


GOOD ole’ TIMES guys team: Gene Seevers, Tim Seevers, Luke Bender, Bob Due


The Whole Fam-Damily team - Bill Wegener, John Ahl, Mary Tietjen, Jack Mayfield - wins 5th round!


After all other teams has been eliminated from the contest, the two finalists were competing in the final round:
American Family’s “Final Four” and City Hall-Stars


Both teams were very good, and score was close through the whole round.


Trivia fans are watching the final round of the competition.


American Family’s “Final Four” win Louisville's 150 Year Trivia Challenge!
There must be something in the name :)


City Hall-Stars team has received a special game "Trivia for Dummies" to perfect their skills and get ready for the next 200 Year Trivia Challenge....
Here are Trivia Questions - how would you have done?

After the game Dee Arias pulled winning tickets for special prizes provided by local sponsors:

Prizes were donated by the following businesses:
Movie Basket from Farmers Bank of Cook
Gift Basket from Coop de Ville
Atlas and Hat from American Family Insurance
2 Steaks from Jeff's Jack & Jill
2 Lunches from Art Chicks
$10 Gift Certificate from Subway
$65 Gift Certificate from Main Street Cafe
Lunch Buffets and Pizzas from Gambino's
2 $50 Gift Certificates from Taylor Quik Pik
$39.95 VIP Treatment for your car from Copple Chevrolet-GMC
$79.95 VIP Treatment car detail from Copple Chevrolet-GMC
Salon Envy haircare products
Mane Street Salon - Haircare products and a $23 Gift Certificate for a haircut/shampoo/set
Stander Ace Hardware Nebraska Husker Stepping Stone
"Scene It - TV Edition" game from Best Buy at 75th and Dodge
NAPA donated ball caps, basketball and football
Berner Real Estate a gift basket with Godiva Chocolate
Angie Krejci (Louisville's new Tupperware dealer) a Tupperware Quick Chef, a $49.50 value
Coreen Tietjen with Home Interiors and Gifts donated candles and baskets
Denny and Kay Gosch from Springfield/Louisville Insurance a HUGE stuffed animal and emergency flashlight/radio
Jalepeno Designs 12 custom t-shirts
Image Ad 4 Manheim Steamroller CD's
Havenmaker Homes donated $60 in Cabela's gift certificates
Snowdog printing provided the t-shirts for the winning team

Team Sponsors:

Home State Bank
American Family
Louisville Antiques
Pankonin/Mueller
Blake's Pharmacy
Good Times had two teams
Care Center
The Whole Fam Damily
Louisville Family Dental (sponsored a team, couldn't find a team!)
Ash Grove

 

Many thanks to Paul, Linda and Johanna!
"I'd like to personally thank Paul Pankonin for doing so much work on the contest. I know he put a LOT of hours into it and he is appreciated. Also Johanna for keeping time and Linda Allen for keeping score....we couldn't have done the contest without them." (Dee Arias, City Clerk)

Thank you to BUILD members that made all of the Trivia plans: Terri Scholting, Nancy McManis, Dee Arias. Thank you to those that helped that night - Nancy and Ken Kratky, Irina and John Harrington, Roxanne Suiter, Jeanne Anderson, Todd Ray.

Thank you to BUILD member Allison Gifford - Louisville Postmaster - who ordered special commemorative 150th Anniversary stamp which was used on the day of Trivia, April 20th, 2007.

Thank you to Ed Kasl, superintendent of the school, who gave BUILD member permission to use the gym and the quiz bowl equipment. Thank you to Linda Allen and Harvey Halfhill that helped to set up tables and equipment and cleaned it all up after the Trivia night.

It was an interesting and Memorable event!
Thank you everybody for being there!