Power of the Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon


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Posted Online: Oct. 17, 2012, 8:58 am
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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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1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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