QCA Labor-Management Council accepting scholarship applications


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Posted Online: Jan. 16, 2013, 5:09 pm
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The Quad City Area Labor-Management Council (QCALM) is accepting applications through March 29 for two $1,000 scholarships.

Any graduating senior in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois, and Scott, Muscatine and Clinton counties in Iowa, can apply for a scholarship to continue their formal at a four-year college, university, community college or a vocational/technical school.

The scholarships are in the name of I. Weir Sears and the late Louis M. De Frieze, two advocates of Labor-Management cooperation and educational advancement.

QCALM is a not-for-profit 501(3) C organization that promotes cooperation and quality labor-management relations in the Quad-Cities region.

For information and a scholarship application, contact David Buller at (309) 794-9194, bullerd@qcalm.org or visit www.QCALM.org.

The application deadline is March 29, and winners will be notified by April 12. The scholarships will be presented at QCALM's annual awards luncheon on April 19.


















 




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