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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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
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.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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