Barbershoppers offer Singing Valentines


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Posted Online: Jan. 30, 2013, 1:10 pm
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Press release submitted by Amos Glanz



The Chordbuster and Bend of the River Barbershop Choruses will offer singing Valentines this Valentine's Day. A men's barbershop quartet in tuxedos will sing two love songs, present your loved one with a red rose and a photo. They will sing any place in the greater QCA from 8am to 6pm on Feb. 14, as per instructions. To schedule a Valentine, contact the Valentine Hotline at (563) 340-8743.

















 



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