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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  Today is Friday, July 25, the 206th day of 2014. There are 159 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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