Martinis and Manicures March 1


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Posted Online: Feb. 21, 2013, 10:42 am
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Press release submitted by Susan Kruse.

The Rock Island County Medical Society Alliance will hold their annual Martinis and Manicures fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Shangri-la Salon and Day Spa, 1570 36th Ave., Moline.
Tickets are $20 and includes one martini or glass of wine and many international hors d'oeuvres. Many salon/spa services are available at a reduced price during the fundraiser hours.
The money will be given to the Children's Therapy Center, the Child Abuse Council, and Winnie's Place this year. To participate, send a check for the ticket to Susan Kruse, 2629 Wood Lane, Davenport, IA. 52803. For information, call her at 563-355-1948. Reservations are preferred but tickets can be bought at the door.

















 




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