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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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1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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