Looking for youth artwork submissions related to Black History Month


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Posted Online: Jan. 17, 2013, 12:50 pm
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Press release submitted by Integrity: Arts & Culture Association


CALL FOR ENTRIES - YOUTH ART EVENT - PRIZES AWARDED!

Integrity: Arts & Culture Association is currently accepting artwork submissions from youth (12-18 years old) related to our Black History Month themes of "At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington." Artwork is being accepted in any medium, but must related to one of the above listed themes. Artwork will be displayed at the Annual IACA Black History Program/Reception, which is being held in the Moline Public Library's Gold/Silver/Bronze rooms on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Participation prizes will be awarded to all who participate. For more information, email admin@integrityaca.org or call 309-786-1045 or 309-716-9854. The artwork submission deadline is Saturday, February 9, 2013.























 



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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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