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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1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.






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