Public Ghost Hunters Dinner at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club


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Posted Online: Jan. 12, 2010, 3:10 pm
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Press release submitted by Dana Matson

Rock Island, Illinois (January 12, 2009)-The Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club announces an open invitation to the public to attend a ghoulishly delicious dinner on Saturday, January 23rd, 2010. You will hear from the Rock Island Paranormal Society on their investigation of the historical Quarters One built in 1871. In addition, Mike Weitzel, Rock Island Arsenal historian will embellish you with the history of this fabulous 50 room home. Following dinner we'll all make our way to Quarters One to search for the ghosts using the equipment of the paranormal society. Please bring a small flashlight to help light the way. Cocktails are at 6:00 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm. Reservations are required, please call 309-793-1601. Cost is $30.00++ per person. The Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club is located at 1838 Gillespie Street, Rock Island, Illinois.

About the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club

Ideally situated on historic Arsenal Island in the Quad Cities area of Illinois, the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club boasts a private 18-holed course with tree-line fairways and beautifully manicured greens. Nestled along the Mississippi River, this links course was designed by Colonel Stanhope E. Blunt in 1897. As a par 71 course, it provides welcoming conditions for the new golfer while having ample challenges for the more advanced player. The facilities feature a golf shop with top brands and products, a Clubhouse with casual and formal dining areas and banquet facilities. An outdoor swimming pool and men's and women's locker rooms round out the Club amenities. For more information, visit www.riagolfclub.com

About the Rock Island Club

The Rock Island Club, manager and operator of the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club, is a joint venture between Federal Sports Management and Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club. Federal Sports Management is a subsidiary of Federal Development LLC (FEDERAL), a real estate development and asset management company with an international property development portfolio, specializing in public-private partnerships. FEDERAL is recognized for providing public and private partners with innovative and financial sound programs that maximize resources to develop vibrant communities and stimulate the local economy. With experience in the development of master developments and asset and property management services, FEDERAL represents and participates in joint ventures with a diverse roster of government, private and corporate clients. www.federaldevelopment.com




















 



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