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 Sunday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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