Moonlight Madness Nov. 14 at Trinity R.I. Gift Shop


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Originally Posted Online: Nov. 08, 2012, 12:24 pm
Last Updated: Nov. 08, 2012, 12:27 pm
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Press release submitted by Vicki Gray



The public is invited to "Moonlight Madness" at Trinity Rock Island's Gift Shop at 2701 17th St. on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, from 4 - 8 p.m. This annual event features discounts, clearance prices, refreshments and surprise deals on holiday merchandise, "Old World" Christmas ornaments, Door County coffee, jewelry, watches, purses, scarves, toys and baby items, lotions, candles, and gifts. Friends of Trinity sponsor three gift shops, a floral department, and special fundraising events with all proceeds providing financial support for Trinity Regional Health System and the Quad City community. Ongoing commitments include the Caring Canines program, Trinity's Caring Closet, and the awarding of $12,000 in annual scholarships to students pursuing careers in healthcare.

















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
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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