Trivia Night for Camp Kesem Feb. 9

Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 2:49 pm
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Submitted press release.

A Trivia Night for Camp Kesem will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Viking Club, 1450 41st St., Moline. A silent auction will start at 6 p.m. with trivia at 7 p.m.
There also will be a 50/50 drawing and cash bar. Cost is $10 per person for teams of eight.
Camp Kesem is a national network of free camps for children with a parent who has (or has had) cancer. Call (563) 271-2540 for information.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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