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The 9th. Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Tuesday, 15 November 2011 13:18

Independent Scholars Evenings

The 9th Amendment  of the Constitution of  the United States of  America

The 9th Amendment states that the people will retain all of the rights they had at the time of the signing  of the                     Constitution of the United States of America.

Open discussion lead

By

Robert Stanley.

Independent Scholar.

at

The Moline Commercial Club

1530 Fifth Avenue.  Moline. Illinois.

7.00 p.m.

second floor of

The Moline Club

1530 Fifth Ave. Moline.

309-762-8547 for the Moline Club

309-762-9202 for The Institute.


light refreshments, wine and beverages are served.

The event is free and open to the public.

doors open at 6.30

Independent Scholars' Evenings are sponsored by

The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd. a 501(c)3 at state and federal level since 1996.

www.qcinstitute.org
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COMPLIMENTARY THANKSGIVING DINNER Open to the Quad Cities Community PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Rebecca Wheeler   
Monday, 14 November 2011 14:54
Christian Care has been feeding the hungry for 95 years. Although the organization’s focus is primarily on the homeless and victims of domestic violence, the Christian Care Community Meal Site, located at the Rescue Mission, welcomes anyone in the community who is hungry. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served on weekdays Monday through Friday and breakfast and dinner are served on Saturday and Sunday. Mealtimes are as follows: Breakfast is served at 7:30 AM, lunch at 12:15 PM, and dinner at 6:00 PM. The community relies on Christian Care not only to serve hot meals every day but also to provide a warming station for nonresident homeless individuals during the harsh, Quad City winter.

Every Thanksgiving, the Christian Care Rescue Mission serves an extra special feast “with all the trimmings” in addition to their regular daily meals. This Thanksgiving Day, from Noon to 2:00 PM, the Rescue Mission’s Chef, Kenny Anderson, will serve the traditional menu of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, green bean salad, corn casserole and rolls. Pies, cakes, and salads are still needed, as well as volunteers to help serve. If you are interested in donating or volunteering or if you would like more details, please call 309/786-5734 and ask for Chef Kenny.

Christian Care is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization whose vision is to transform lives. Through its mission of providing safe shelter, support and resources Christian Care empowers both the homeless and survivors of domestic violence to make positive changes in every aspect of their lives. Christian Care’s two facilities—a domestic violence shelter for women and children and a rescue mission for men—serve homeless individuals, victims of domestic violence, veterans, men and women coming out of prison, and those with mental illnesses. If you know someone in need, call the Christian Care Crisis Hotline at any hour of the day or night at (309) 788-2273.

For more information about Christian Care, please go to their web site at www.christiancareqc.org or on Facebook www.facebook.com/christiancareqc.

 

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Santa, Snacks, and Stories at Brucemore PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Tara Richards   
Friday, 11 November 2011 14:20

Children are invited to Brucemore for a festive and memorable evening of holiday tradition—Santa, Snacks and Stories on Sunday, December 4 and Tuesday, December 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The mansion’s holiday décor and the estate’s seasonal spirit add to the evening’s activities. In the Visitor Center, children will be delighted by two new activities: sing-a-long caroling with Brucemore’s most famous resident, Leo the Lion, and a cookie decorating station. In the mansion, children will make reindeer hats, listen to a holiday story, and give Santa their wish-lists. In between activities, children and parents are invited to freely roam the mansion and ask any questions to the available stationary guides.

Admission is $7 per child and $5 per child of a Brucemore member. One adult is free per child admission; each additional adult is $5.  Space is limited. Call (319) 362-7375 for reservations. For further information or to register online, visit www.brucemore.org. Santa, Snacks, and Stories is sponsored by US Bank.

Brucemore, Iowa’s only National Trust Historic Site, is located at 2160 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The 26-acre park-like estate in the heart of Cedar Rapids boasts a delightful Queen Anne style mansion built between 1884 and 1886. Brucemore has been home to three prominent families who used the estate as a center for culture and the arts. The estate continues to be a hub for cultural, philanthropic, and educational activities. Each year thousands of visitors attend specialty tours, musical events, fine arts performances, children’s programs, holiday celebrations, and garden walks held on the estate. For more information, call (319) 362-7375 or visit www.brucemore.org.

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Independent Scholars' Evenings: PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Friday, 11 November 2011 12:58
" Poor Economics" ,
new highly relevant guide in a world where problems of inequality are becoming overriding, the book has the potential for the greatest impact as described by the judges who choose this book as
the 2011 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.
 
Written by co-authors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, two MIT professors who are part of  a group known as Randomistas,
 
this book has stirred up controversy. Its evidence-based approach is being seen as a method to bridge the gap between the two sides of development over the value of  aid. Opening questions on how to measure the impacts of  interventions, the book provides a real basis for innovation in policy and innovation in government.
Copies of  news coverage and reviews will be available in addition to a few copies of the book.
November 10th. 2011
 
7.00 p.m.
Moline Commercial Club
1530 Fifth Ave.
Moline
beverages and light snacks are provided.
The event is free and open to the public.

 
FEJERVARY LEARNING CENTER HOLDS OPEN HOUSE PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ron Summers   
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 13:39
Davenport. Iowa, November 7, 2011 –The new Fejervary Learning Center will have an open house on November 15, 2011 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend. Fejervary Park is located at 1759 W 12th Street.

On display at the Learning center will be a show area of the 50 state trees. Tree saplings will be given away at the event as supplies last. The Davenport Public Library will also present a story time for children at 3:30 pm and again at 4:15 pm. There will also be an adaptive gardening seminar, and advice in preparing beds for winter. Visitors can also see designs for the natural playground and tree deck, and Juan Diaz Rancheros will discuss their program and give visitors an opportunity to pet a horse. Juan Diez Rancheros, which provides therapy through horses for students from schools across Davenport, has been a part of Fejervary Park for several years.

Fejervary Learning Center is ongoing project to rejuvenate the facilities at Fejervary Park. After the zoo at Fejervary Park closed, Parks and Recreation created a five year plan that included created a children’s center focused on environmental education. This open house will showcase progress to date on the Learning Center.

“This facility will provide a great exposure to nature for children,” said Greg Wolf, environmental education supervisor for Parks and Recreation.

What :  Fejervary Learning Center Open House

When:  November 15, 2011, 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Where:  Fejervary Park, 1759 W 12th Street, Davenport IA






 
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