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Here are the answers to My Buckhannon’s December Trivia Challenge

BUCKHANNON – Every month, as part of My Buckhannon’s revamped MyBucks Community Rewards program, we feature a new Trivia Challenge for our premium members to test their community news knowledge. The MyBucks program is an innovative and interactive way for readers to engage with the local journalism we do at My Buckhannon.

Congratulations to JC Raffety, the December trivia champion!

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Without further ado, here are the questions and answers from our December quiz:

1. Who portrayed Scrooge in the Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s 2023 production of A Christmas Carol?

  • James Moore
  • Tommy Schoffler *
  • Bill Murray
  • David von Kampen

West Virginia Wesleyan College Associate Professor Tommy Schoffler spent the holiday season on stage himself for Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol.” Schoffler chairs the WVWC Department of Theatre and Dance and was announced as Dean of the West Virginia Governor’s School for the Arts for Summer 2024.

2. Which organization recently awarded a Challenge Grant to the Upshur Parish House?

  • Mountain CAP
  • City of Buckhannon
  • Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur *
  • West Virginia DHHR

In December, the Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur awarded a matching challenge grant to the Upshur Parish House earmarked for Crosslines in support of Upshur County residents needing assistance with utilities and rent. The grant will match up to $5,000 in contributions from individuals, businesses, civic organizations and churches.

3. What does Buckhannon Fire Chief JB Kimble recommend to thaw frozen pipes?

  • Hairdryer *
  • Space heater
  • Blowtorch
  • Hand warmers

“When pipes are frozen, I would only recommend using a hairdryer because it doesn’t have any actual flames,” Kimble told My Buckhannon. “Propane heaters do, and I have seen a lot of house fires caused by that.”

4. Where is the IDEA coworking space located?

  • Above Fish Hawk Acres
  • Upshur County Public Library
  • Buckhannon Academy Elementary School
  • Second floor of the Innovation Center *

Nestled at the vibrant intersection of Spring and Main Streets, The IDEA is located in Buckhannon’s Innovation Center, a $3.7 million hub for creativity and productivity operated by the Upshur County Development Authority.

5. When did Nina Scattaregia start the Augusta Youth Ballet Company?

  • 1995
  • 1998 *
  • 2003
  • 2007

Founded in 1998, the Augusta Youth Ballet Company has continued to delight audiences with the timeless story of “The Nutcracker” each holiday season, along with other full-length ballets and repertories by Scattaregia and guest choreographers. The company, based at The Dance Factory in north-central West Virginia, allows members to perform and train in a professional setting in their communities.

Tiebreaker: On average, how many Facebook link clicks does My Buckhannon get each day?

The main My Buckhannon page received an average of 571 organic link clicks daily as of December 2023. This does not include stories posted by other users, in groups, on other social media platforms, etc.

Think you can ace our latest trivia quiz? Not only will you have a great time, but you’ll also have the chance to win some fun prizes. Take the challenge today!

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