Looking for youth artwork submissions related to Black History Month


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Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 12:50 pm
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Press release submitted by Integrity: Arts & Culture Association


CALL FOR ENTRIES - YOUTH ART EVENT - PRIZES AWARDED!

Integrity: Arts & Culture Association is currently accepting artwork submissions from youth (12-18 years old) related to our Black History Month themes of "At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington." Artwork is being accepted in any medium, but must related to one of the above listed themes. Artwork will be displayed at the Annual IACA Black History Program/Reception, which is being held in the Moline Public Library's Gold/Silver/Bronze rooms on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Participation prizes will be awarded to all who participate. For more information, email admin@integrityaca.org or call 309-786-1045 or 309-716-9854. The artwork submission deadline is Saturday, February 9, 2013.





















 



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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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