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: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
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