A night of trivia to benefit homeless children


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Posted Online: April 17, 2013, 4:04 pm
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Press release submitted by Humility of Mary Housing


The Development Committee of Humility of Mary Housing invites everyone to an evening of trivia games, a chance to bid on some exciting silent auction items and, above all to help homeless children have a brighter future. Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. is a supportive housing program for single parent families who have experienced homelessness.

The games start at 7 pm, Friday, April 26, at the Golden Leaf, 2903 E. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, doors open at 6 pm.

All trivia fans and potential trivia fans, come, join in the fun. Bring your team of eight or join others to form full teams. Ticket price is $10 per person. Bring your own snacks, but please, no beverages—a full cash bar is available.

Call 563-326-1330 to make your reservation NOW.

Silent auction baskets include: Happy Joe's One pizza/month for a year; Mississippi River Distilling Company; Lilac Hill photography session; John Deere Battery-Operated Ground Force 12 volt tractor with trailer; Best Western Plus Steeple Gate one night's stay in either Davenport or Dubuque; four tickets to the Iowa-Missouri football game September 7; gift cards to Steventons and Blue Iguana in LeClaire;

















 




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