The Night People return to CASI Aug. 15

Posted Online: Aug. 13, 2014, 9:59 am
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Press release submitted by Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI)

Dance the night away with your friends on Friday, August 15—when The Night People return
to CASI as part of the 2014 Summer Concert Series. The Night People were favorites at the
Draught House and COL Ballroom and they are still drawing crowds as they continue to play
the Quad City scene. The Night People get the crowd moving with a variety of music including
the hits of the 1960s. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door and may be purchased at
CASI. Cash bar and bar snacks will be available.

By purchasing a ticket you are helping fund CASI programs and activities for area seniors. CASI
was established in 1972 and serves the needs of older adults by providing a variety of events
and activities focused on health and wellness, social engagement, lifelong learning, and
community involvement. CASI also provides a senior advocacy program to assist older adults,
their families, and caregivers in needs assessment and referral for services. Jane's Place at CASI
is the only adult day services center in Eastern Iowa serving adults with Alzheimer's and
dementia. Please contact CASI for additional information.


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1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.

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