Bi-State Literacy Council trivia night March 8


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 3:02 pm
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Press release submitted by Bi-State Literacy Council


Bi-State Literacy Council's announces their 3rd Annual Trivia Night at The Rock, 302 - 1st Street, Coal Valley on Saturday, March 8. 7 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m. $10 per person, tables of no more than 8
bring your own snacks, but beverages must be purchased on site.
Cash prizes for top three winning tables. Raffles, 50/50, Silent Auction, Heads or Tails, will be included during the evening.
For more information or to reserve your table, contact judyh628@gmail.com Payments can be mailed to BSLC, P.O. Box 1602, Bettendorf, IA 52722, or pay at the event.
Don't miss out on the fun!
Proceeds will go to support area literacy providers through our grant program. We are a 501c3 organization.
Our Mission: To lead the challenge to overcome illiteracy in all its forms through advocacy, education, awareness and empowerment.

















 



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