Quarter Auction benefiting the Bettendorf American Legion


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 12:39 pm
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Press release submitted by Julie Moeller


The Bettendorf American Legion Post 154, Legion Riders Chapter 154 and Legion Auxiliary Unit 154 have been operating without a home for many years. Even without a home, this small, dedicated group of individuals have been able to provide comfort and support to many of our area active duty military and veterans as well as Marine Corps ROTC. Since 2007 The Legion Riders alone have have provided over $28,575.00 in donations and 3458 community service hours to help our community and it's veterans. So to help the Bettendorf American Legion Post 154 Family they are holding a Quarter Auction Saturday, November 17, 2012 Doors open at 2 p.m. at the Davenport American Legion Hall
702 W. 35th Street, Davenport, Iowa.

For $.25 you can win fabulous prizes just in time for the Holidays!
Come enjoy great food, new and unique vendors, and have the best fun for the whole family of the season!
All proceeds benefit the Bettendorf American Legion Building fund.

To make a donation or for more information contact Winnie Tuman 563-529-6921 or Julie Jones-Moeller 563-210-0188




















 




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