Thurgood Marshall Learning Center 'Food'raiser Chili Supper

Posted Online: Oct. 28, 2013, 3:49 pm
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Press release submitted by Holly Sparkman

Thurgood Marshall Learning Center "Food"raiser Chili Supper, Oct. 30

Thurgood Marshall Learning Center (TMLC, 600 11th Avenue, Rock Island) is having their Annual Chili Supper on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5:00-6:30 p.m. to collect food donations for the Student Hunger Drive. The public is invited to attend and asked to contribute a non-perishable food item or make a monetary donation.

The Chili Supper is held each year at TMLC as a "food"raiser for the Hunger Drive. Students get involved by cooking the chili and making the desserts themselves.

For more information call 309-793-5924.


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