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AAUW Brain Buster 2013 slated Jan. 19

AAUW Brain Buster 2013 is an annual fundraiser event sponsored by the Brainerd branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

This year marks the sixth annual Brain Buster competition. Participants can join in on the challenging questions at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd.

The Brain Buster event is designed to be a team competition with up to six members on a team. Intergenerational teams are encouraged.

The Brain Buster will begin with check-in at 1 p.m. at the Northland Arboretum. Arrive by 1:30 p.m. The quiz rounds will start at 2 p.m.

Food, prizes and team awards will be given. Wear a costume, crazy head gear or something festive.

To get involved, call Julie Despot at 218-829-6338 or Bea Eades at 218-829-7216 to register a team. Registration fee is $60 per team.

AAUW will use the proceeds from this event to support scholarships for Central Lakes College students. More information can be found at

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