Join the River Vision 2020 discussion Feb. 28


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Posted Online: Feb. 20, 2013, 11:44 am
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Press release submitted by WQPT


MOLINE, IL –WQPT and the Moline Foundation invite you to participate in River Vision 2020. This innovative project is designed to bring together citizens and community leaders to discuss ideas to enhance the Moline river front along the Mississippi River. "We want to hear from everyone in our community on the ways they think we can best use our riverfront as well as the Floreciente neighborhood and the Moline Centre in downtown Moline," said Joy Boruff, Executive Director, The Moline Foundation.

The remaining community forums take place on, Thursday, February 28 and Thursday, March 14 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at the Western Illinois University Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive, Moline, IL.Dinner is served. Everyone in the Quad Cities region is invited to participate in one or all of the community forums.

In addition, students from Western Illinois University and members of The Network, are creating videos on their ideas for the riverfront and everyone is invited to view them and vote for their favorite by going to wqpt.org/rivervision2020. Community voting will begin February 25 and continue until midnight on March 25.The winning video creatorreceives a $500 educational stipend from the Moline Foundation.

For more information on River Vision 2020 go to wqpt.org/rivervision2020.


WQPT is a public media service of Western Illinois University Quad Cities located in Moline, IL.


Western Illinois University Riverfront Campus, 3300 River Drive Moline, IL 61265




















 




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