List your charity event in Gold Book guide


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Posted Online: Aug. 31, 2013, 7:14 pm
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Does your group or organization have a fundraising event planned for 2014? Be sure to get it listed in the Gold Book Guide to Charitable Events, a comprehensive listing of Quad-Cities area charity and nonprofit activities.

If you want your event to be included, fill out the online submission form available at qconline.com/getalife/events/cgi/subform.php. In order for your submission to be considered for the guide, you must choose the "fundraisers" option in the "Event Type" drop-down menu.

Forms and more information also are available by emailing charityevents@qconline.com.

Deadline for submitting entries is Nov. 4.












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