Moline - East Moline Racing Pigeon Club Trivia Night


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 1:46 pm
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Moline - East Moline Racing Pigeon Club

Date: Friday, March 14

Place: University Club of Moline
1518 5th Ave., Ste 200
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 764-1217

Door opens at 6 p.m.
Trivia starts at 7 p.m.
Cost: $10 per person and 8 people to a table.

You can bring in your own food, but drinks need to be purchased from the University Club Moline (City Ordinance)
A bar will be open, pop, and water available.

20 Auction Items

Proceeds will be used in the purchase of a new trailer.

At one time there were over 100 pigeon flyers in Moline. You may even learn something about the sport of racing pigeons from 6 - 7 p.m.

Contact number: 563-508-8388 Mark Gehrke

















 



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