Power of the Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon


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Women's Leadership Council

Power of the Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon

Thursday, December 13, 2012

10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Jumer's Casino & Hotel

777 Jumer Drive

Rock Island, IL 61201





SILENT PURSE AUCTION - 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.



Place the winning bid on a beautiful, designer purse and change a child's life.



LUNCHEON & LIVE PURSE AUCTION - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy lunch with your friends as Terie Dreussi-Smith, nationally recognized speaker and expert in reaching out to families and children in generational poverty, presents Bridges Out of Poverty. Then, stay for our live purse auction where some lucky winners will help our local children and find a special surprise in their new purse!



REGISTRATION OPENS AT 10:30 a.m.

Jumer's Casino & Hotel

777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island



$35/ticket ($10 of every ticket will go toward the WLC's Early Learning Campaign)

$250/table of 8





RSVP for the WLC Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon using the personalized link or contact Amy Barnett at 563-344-0328 or by email at abarnett@unitedwayqc.org.



Questions or have a gently used or new purse to donate? Contact Jennifer Dobrunz at 563-344-0317 or by email at jdobrunz@unitedwayqc.org.



ABOUT WLC: The WLC is mobilizing the power of Quad City women to ensure all of our local children are prepared for success in life. All proceeds will go towards helping local children receive quality child care and education.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 17, the 107th day of 2014. There are 258 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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