Young unionists host 2nd Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser

Posted Online: Feb. 11, 2013, 3:18 pm
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Press release submitted by Quad City Federation of Labor

Young Unionists Trivia Night Fundraiser - Open to the public

Quad City Next Up is a young workers committee of The Quad City Federation of Labor. The goal of QC Next Up is to strengthen the labor movement through the education, empowerment and mobilization of young workers. The annual trivia night is the sole source of funding for the group's activities throughout the year.

What: 2nd Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser
When: February 16th
Where: Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall 4600 46th Ave Rock Island
Time: Doors open at 6:00 p.m./Game begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp
Cost: $10 per person, teams of 8 (mulligans and super mulligans available)
Food/drink: Bring your own food & drinks...we will also be selling refreshments
Contact: QC Next Up Chair Brett Utz at 309-738-1521


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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.

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