Ice cream social at First Christian Church of E.M.

Posted Online: Aug. 30, 2013, 3:35 pm
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Press release submitted by First Christian Church of East Moline

First Christian Church of East Moline (3501 7th St, EM) will hold an ice cream social on Saturday, September 7, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. proceeds from which will help pay for recent and coming building repairs and improvements. Get an ice cream+dessert+drink combo for just $3, a root beer float for $1.50, and canned pop for $1. The event will be held in the church's fellowship hall, on the building's lower level. A delicious way to beat the heat to which everyone is welcome!


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