Trivia Night Nov. 23 in Rock Island


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Posted Online: Oct. 30, 2013, 10:29 am
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Press release submitted by Brandon Pannell.

Quad City Firebirds 12 and under and 10 and under fast pitch softball teams will host a trivia night Saturday, Nov. 23, at Plumbers and Pipefitters Unioi, 4600 46th Ave., Rock Island.
Doors open at 5 p.m. Cost is $10 per person for eight players per table. There also will be auction items, raffle baskets and 50/50 drawings.
The event is a fundraiser for the teams.



















 



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