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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1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
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