Greville Theatre team add their names to Rose Bowl after winning Dunmow Rotary club quiz

The Rotary Club of Dunmow president Richard Harris presents the trophy to Rose Bowl quiz winners, th

The Rotary Club of Dunmow president Richard Harris presents the trophy to Rose Bowl quiz winners, the Greville Theatre team, from left, to right are David Bone, Judy Lee, Steve Bradley, Adam Thompson, Adrian Hoodless, Amanda Thompson, Jenny Hoodless and Joanne Ditchfield. - Credit: Archant

Quiz-goers helped to raise more than £1,000 for charity and smiled all night long – even those who were handed the dreaded wooden spoon.

The Rotary Club of Dunmow president Richard Harris presents the wooden spoon to the Catholic Women’s

The Rotary Club of Dunmow president Richard Harris presents the wooden spoon to the Catholic Women’s team, from left, Bernadette Martin, Claire Reeve, Veronica Cross, Margaret Joyce, Maureen Moir-Porteous, Lynda Crush, Margaret Howlett and Gina Hollick. - Credit: Archant

The annual Rose Bowl Quiz, ­organised by The Rotary Club of Dunmow, took place on Friday, at Foakes Hall.

Clubs, societies, individuals and businesses turned up to support the club’s fundraiser.

This year was close, with 19 tables taking part, but the Greville Theatre team won the right to add their team name to the coveted bowl. Each member was also presented with a bottle of wine.

The Catholic Women’s team took home the wooden spoons but accepted their tokens gracefully.

Raffle prizes were donated by groups and people in the town which helped get the total raised to more than £1,000 to go to local Rotary charities.

Anyone interested in joining the Rotary Club of Dunmow should contact Mike Perry on 01371 872129.