Tickets still available for 2nd QC Inaugural Ball of the Q-C


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Posted Online: Jan. 16, 2013, 1:39 pm
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Press release submitted by Cathy Bolkcom


Tickets are still available for the 2nd QC Inaugural Ball of the Quad Cities.
Email qcobamaball@gmail.com for address to which checks should be mailed.
Tickets cannot be ordered online; you are encouraged to mail your tickets orders by Friday.


The QC Obama Inaugural Ball II : It All Started Here
When : Monday, January 21, 2013 (Inauguration Day)
Time: 6 PM-Midnight
Where : Davenport River Center
Dinner Beverages and Dessert
Dancing, 2 Bands: Anthony Catalfano and the Funktastic Five

Large Screen Projections of the Balls from Washington, DC
TICKET INFO : QCOBAMABALL@GMAIL.COM.
Any proceeds from the Ball will benefit Winnie's Place, the homeless shelter for women run by Churches United.
For those who to spend the night, the Hotel Blackhawk is offering rooms at $119. Call the hotel to make your reservation in the Obama Ball block.



















 




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