Sherrard Fire Victims Benefit May 18 at Milan Hy-Vee

Posted Online: May 10, 2013, 12:01 pm
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Press release submitted by Milan Chamber of Commerce

11 am All Stars of Bags Tournament
– 5 courts $20
• Team registration at 10:00 am
• Food, drink and beer available for purchase
• Double elimination: top 3 teams = cash payout

1 pm Pinnacle Golf Club Outing
– $60
• Includes green fees, cart and meal (at Hy-Vee)
• Shot gun start at 1:00 pm, 4 person scramble
• Call Pinnacle Golf Club to register (309) 787-6191

3-7 pm Jumpin' Joey's Bounce House Playground
• Special Thanks to Jumpin' Joey's for providing the
bounce houses
• Root beer floats available (donations appreciated)
• Special Thanks to A&W Root Beer and Blue Bunny
Ice Cream

4-7 pm BBQ Dinner Under The Big Tent
• Donations appreciated
• Entertainment provided by Tonal-Insanity (5-6 pm)

4-7 pm Silent Auction and 50/50 Drawings
• Bidding closes at 6:45 pm
• 50/50 winner announced at 6:50 pm
• Pinnacle Golf Outing prize announcements at 6:55 pm

7-10 pm Dance/LIVE Bands and Beer Garden
– $2 beer
• First band at 7:00 pm: "Keep Off The Grass"
• Second band at 8:45 pm: T.B.A.
• Special Thanks to Stern Beverage and Budweiser
• Special Thanks to Adrian Carriers for the stage
• Special Thanks to The Bands and Butch for the sound

To Donate: call Kevin at 787-0273 or email
Silent auction items can be dropped off at Milan Hy-Vee or call for pick-up.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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