On Dec. 21, 2017 teams competed in a night of holiday trivia at St. Nicholas Brewing Company in Du Quoin. The teams were encouraged to come with table decorations and compete for prizes for best decor. Competitors also had an opportunity to have their picture taken with Santa Paws.

Food and drink were available along with silent auction items. Proceeds from the event helped support SIT Service Dogs. SIT service Dogs (Support and Independence through Teamwork) trains and places service dogs with people who have physical disabilities. SIT works from an all-encompassing paradigm; a service dog needs to assist their human partner not only through performing daily tasks such as turning on lights, opening doors, or retrieving dropped objects, but needs to provide a level of comfort and social support to their people.

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