Poker tournament July 19 to benefit Hope Creek referendum committee

Posted Online: July 15, 2014, 11:06 am
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Press release submitted by Chris Baker

KISS Invites Community to go "all in" for Hope Creek!

Rock Island, IL— On Saturday, July 19th, the KISS Hope Creek Referendum Committee will be hosting a charitable poker tournament at the Arsenal Island Golf Clubhouse, located at 1838 Gillespie Street on Arsenal Island. The public is invited to come out and show their support for Hope Creek Care Center.

All proceeds will go to the KISS (Keep It Supported for Seniors) Committee. KISS is a public citizen's group dedicated to providing information to Rock Island County residents about the benefits of maintaining Hope Creek Care Center as a publically owned and operated nursing and rehabilitation facility. The primary activity of KISS is to generate voter support to approve a referendum question in November 2014 that will sustain Hope Creek for current and future County residents.

Below are the details for the Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament:

Saturday July 19th - Arsenal Island Golf Clubhouse
Doors Open at 3:30pm - Cards fly at 5:00pm
$40 Buy In - $10 Re-Buy (Unlimited for first hour)
Food & Drink Specials!
Raffle Baskets!
Guaranteed Prizes for Top 10% of Players!
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Trophies!
All players must have a valid ID to enter Arsenal Island!
Please, no outside food or drinks.

Please call 309-721-6241 with questions!


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