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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  Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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