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 Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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