East Moline/Silvis KIWANIS Club Flea Market

Posted Online: May 15, 2013, 1:39 pm
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Press release submitted by Zobeida Laufenberg

Flea Market sponsored by East Moline – Silvis Kiwanis
Sunday, May 19, 2013
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline
$2 Donation at the Gate
Proceeds To Benefit: Children's Therapy Center, Kiwanis ELIMINATE Project, QC Food Pantries, Carbon Cliff Mealsite, East Moline and Silvis Libraries, and more For more information or to reserve a lot
Please contact: William Siess 309-796-1204 wrsiess@mchsi.com


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