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by Jessica Rudgley (subscribe)
I am undertaking a double degree in Bachelor of Journalism, Bachelor of International Relations while living in Adelaide's Northern Suburbs. I have enjoyed writing and telling others of great things to do in this amazing city!
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Are you a quiz nut? This is a night for you - have fun
Kate, an EB sufferer - Image appears courtesy of Laraine Frost
Are you a quiz nut? Do you love helping little known charities? Or maybe you just love an excuse to show off your awe inspiring general knowledge?

Well, it doesn't matter either way – boy do I have a night for you!

Ever heard of the Butterfly Children? Or perhaps the organisation DEBRA? Don't worry if you haven't, not many people have.

DEBRA is a non for profit organisation relying totally on the donations of kind and generous people. It provides support for sufferers of the disease known as Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB for short) and their families.

EB is a rare genetic disease. It affects all ages, and children sufferers are called "butterfly children" as their skin is just as fragile as a butterfly's wing – the slightest touch can result in painful blisters. There is no cure, but there is hope – money raised at the quiz night will go towards the support and daily care products for sufferers along with money to the research team at Mawson Lakes. You may not be a scientist – but you can be part of finding revolutionary new treatments and maybe even a cure, just by donating.

Feel free to poke around their website for more info www.debra.org.au/

Information specifically about the condition can be found here.

Okay, I hear you asking about this awesome quiz night – I promise, you are in for a treat. Having been to a quiz night held for DEBRA before, I can honestly say it will be worth your while. Why not grab seven of your mates, make a table of eight and let the good times roll, so to speak. Can't get rid of the kids? No worries, make them part of your table; you might be pleasantly surprised by what they know.

There are plenty of activities (aside from the actual quiz) that are more than kid friendly – and more than a bit of fun! There's something for the whole family.

Remember playing "Who am I" or "Heads and Tails" at school? Well get nostalgic, because it's back for one night, you can have fun and raise money - all for a good cause! There will be a raffle – buy your tickets on the night one ticket for $1 or three for $2 – now that's a good deal.

How about a little silent auction – a little bit of secretive fun, and you never know, you might just end up with the prize you're after.

Would you like a nice new bottle of scotch perhaps? Well, there is a game - adults only of course – where you can win one, simply throw your $1 coin at the bottle – closest to the bottle wins! A bottle of scotch for a dollar – money well spent!

Can't make it on the night but would love to help out anyway? Send in a donation, either cash or a prize, big or small every little bit helps!

When: Saturday 17th of August 2013

Start Time: 7:15pm sharp – best get there a bit early, this fun time waits for no one!

Venue: Modbury Bowling Club 50-97 Jack High Lane, Ridgehaven 5097 (Behind Drumminor Gardens, Cemetery off Golden Grove Road)

Quizmaster: David Keane

Table size: 8 maximum @ $12 per person

There is a bar there so no BYO Drinks – at competitive prices, why carry your own?

Contact: lararich@adam.com.au ph. 74236284

Please make bookings by Wednesday the 16th of August 2013

And sorry, it's got to be all your own brain work – no phoning a friend! It will be considered cheating if a mobile phone is seen at your table so make sure to leave the room before you use it! Feel free to re-join your table at the end of the round.

If you just happen to be an Artsy sort of person, DEBRA has a wonderful art auction coming up in December– if you're interested in donating some artwork to the auction contact Laraine Frost, her details are above. More details about the art auction to come I promise.

Anyway – see you at the quiz night!
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Why? Show off your amazing general knowledge skills at the inaugural Quiz Night and raise money for a good cause!
When: Saturday 17 August 2013
Phone: 74236284
Where: Modbury Bowling Club
Cost: $12 per person - maximum of 8 people on the table
Your Comment
Great article Jessica, wonderful writing skill. Cheers,
Linda and Kate Turner.
by linda (score: 0|2) 2305 days ago
Awesome write-up Jess, I will probably see you there.
btw its Luke :P
by 28517 (score: 0|2) 2291 days ago
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