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Zola Gallery ribbon cutting in The Shoppes on 2nd


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Posted Online: Jan. 28, 2013, 10:15 am
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Press release submitted by city of Rock Island


What: Ribbon cutting at Zola Gallery to celebrate its first retail location in The Shoppes on 2nd a retail incubator in downtown Rock Island.
When: Friday, February 8, 2013 4:00PM
Where: Zola Gallery, 1700 2nd Avenue, Suite 2, Rock Island, IL 61201
Who: Owners Glorie Iaccarino and Meghan Hollister, Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley, Rock Island city officials and community members will participate in the ribbon cutting.
Why: Zola Gallery, 1700 2nd Avenue, Suite 2, Rock Island, Illinois, is the Quad Cities first and premier model for an EcoArts gallery, taking the lead in EcoArts growth and environmental practices. Zola will offer high quality EcoArt pieces in a professional, industry-standard setting while promoting "Eco-literacy" and environmental themes. The Shoppes on 2nd hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The Shoppes on 2nd are closed Sunday and Monday.



















 



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