Paper cutting workshop to be held Jan. 19


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Posted Online: Jan. 14, 2013, 10:14 am
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Press release submitted by Lucille Mumma


The Rock Island County Home and Community Education Association is sponsoring a morning with Keith Bonnstetter, a local artist from Bettendorf teaching paper cutting. It will be on January 19 from 9:30 am-11:30 am at the Deere Wiman Carriage House, 1105-8th St., Moline, IL. The cost of the workshop is $3. Cutting of an intricate snowflake will be the focus, as well as a short talk about his interest in this area. The workshop is limited to 50 people, so call and sign up as soon as possible. Call (309)793-4675 for reservations giving your name, phone number, and unit, if applicable. Please bring your sharp, pointed scissors and some tracing paper with you. This is an exciting workshop that I'm sure you'll enjoy!!!



















 




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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
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