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Reader report: Pt. Richmond trivia winners donate prize

By Robert Rogers
Thursday, October 18th, 2012 at 1:56 pm in Cities, Contra Costa County, Richmond.

The following report was provided by West County Times reader
Christina Platt:
 
RICIHMOND — Every Tuesday night, the Up & Under Pub and Grill in Pt. Richmond hosts a raucous Trivia Quiz competition. Teams of one to six members really get into it.  Our team, “The 6 Specs” (we all wear glasses) came in first on Tuesday. 
 
We wracked our brains extra hard because pub owner/manager Nathan Trivers offered a first prize of $100, second prize of $75 and third prize of $50 to the teams’ favorite charities.  
 
When our team asked to split the $100 between A Safe Place, a battered women’s shelter in Oakland, and the Alameda County Community Food Bank, Nathan generously doubled his pledge.
 
Each organization will receive $100.
 
We were all so touched, first by the terrific idea and then by the doubling.  No prize of a bottle of wine or free appetizer could compete with these donations, especially this time of year.
 
- Christina Platt
  

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