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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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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