St. Anthonys 2nd Annual Haunted Tunnel Tour


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Posted Online: Oct. 18, 2012, 3:31 pm
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Press release submitted by Amy Buckwalter





Tunnels of the Past!

St. Anthony's Nursing & Rehabilitation Center hosts the 2nd Annual Haunted Tunnel Tours



October 18, 2012 – Rock Island, IL – Haunted, Dark, and Chilly describe the miles of tunnels underneath St. Anthony's Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, LLC, a century-old building. This Halloween, Quad Citians are invited to experience "the tunnels" of St. Anthony's through a Haunted Tunnel Tour.



For three nights, St. Anthony's will host a chilling, haunted, underground experience that will make your heart race with and without the special Halloween effects. Visions of the Grey Nun, former hospital patients and much more await the bravest of the brave as more than 500 feet of tunnels will be open just for this event.



The Haunted Tunnel Tours will be held from 5-8 p.m., Monday, October 22nd. Admission for this night is free with a donation of a non perishable food item that St. Anthony's will donate to a local charity.



Additional tours will be held from 6-9:30 p.m., Friday October 26th, and Saturday, October 27th. Admission for these nights is $5.00 per person. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Friends of St. Anthony's Resident Activities Fund.



The Haunted Tunnel Tours are open to all ages however parental discretion is advised for children under the age of 13.





Trick or Treat at St. Anthony's!

Calling all ghost and goblins! Come trick or treat in an indoor, family-friendly environment. St. Anthony's residents will be handing out treats and maybe a trick or two for all who come and visit on Halloween night. Treats will be handed out from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and everyone 12 years of age and under are welcome. All children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.



St. Anthony's Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is located at 767 30th Street, Rock Island, Illinois. For more information about these or other community events, call 309-788-7631.



St Anthony's Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, LLC is a full-service 130-bed Medicare and Medicaid licensed skilled nursing facility specializing on rehabilitation, short-term and long-term care. For more information about the services and amenities available at St. Anthony's visit www.SANRC.com.

















 



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