Tickets still available for Rock Island-Milan Booster Club event


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Posted Online: Oct. 25, 2013, 12:04 pm
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Press release submitted by Holly Sparkman, communications director, Rock Island-Milan School District 41.

Tickets are still available for the Rock Island-Milan Booster Club annual Dinner, Raffle , Silent Auction Night on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Milan Community Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are $100, which admits four people into the event and allows for a chance at the grand prize of $10,000 in addition to 21 other cash prizes. People can pair up on a ticket, or can donate $25 per person and will be paired up on a ticket with others who want to be a part of the event.
Food and drink are provided and there is a cash bar. For information call Dave Rockwell, 309-786-7766 or 309-788-9032.
Proceeds support extra curricular activities in the Rock Island-Milan School District! Visit the rockislandschools.org web site to download a form.

















 




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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.
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