The Blackfly Derby Trivia Night was held to celebrate the ASITT project (Alleviating Social Isolation through Technology), which was funded through a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation. This event allowed for people to use and become comfortable with technology, in the form of tablets, in a fun, social atmosphere. As the questions were all connected to Canadian trivia, in celebration of Canada’s 150th, it also challenged people’s  knowledge of Canada.

Blackfly Derby winners' photos for Gold, Silver and Bronze

Photos of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of Blackfly Derby

Congratulations to our winners! The Blackflied P’s a team made up of (from left to right) Samantha, Will, Sadie and Josh buzzed past the rest for the Gold Trophy. Silver went to Poppy, Macy, Elizabeth and Lynette. The Bronze trophy was taken by Bob, Doug, Anne, Rhonda and Heather.

Here is a collage of Blackfly Derby photos. As you can see, many got into the spirit with their finest “Derby” or “Blackfly” wear.

Blackfly Derby photos

Collage of photos from Blackfly Derby

A number of sponsors donated prizes for the event. We really appreciate the generosity of:

  • Amazing Dollar Store
  • Barnabe’s Independent
  • Canadian Tire, Perth
  • Connections Adult Learning
  • Home Hardware, Sharbot Lake
  • Northern Radiance Aesthetics
  • Pharmasave, Sharbot Lake
  • Ram’s Esso
  • St. Lawrence College, Employment Services, Sharbot Lake
  • Sharbot Lake Gas & General Store
  • Springwood Cottages Resort