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Craft & Vendor Show at the Muscatine Mall PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Muscatine Mall   
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:53
Beginning Saturdays March 2 and running through Saturday, May 18, Muscatine Mall is hosting a Craft and Vendor Show.  You can find anything you can think of from crafts to cleaners from 10am until 6pm.  The Muscatine Mall is located at 1903 Park Ave. Call 563-264-2323 for more information.

 
Tutu Fabulous! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ballet Quad Cities   
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 13:19

It's Not Too Late to Join Us This Friday

Tutu Fabulous!

A beer, spirits & wine tasting fundraiser for Ballet Quad Cities

March 8, 2013 at 6:00pm

$40 per person in advance ($45 at the door)

Hotel Blackhawk Gold Room

200 E. 3rd Street  Davenport, Iowa

Ballet Quad Cities is hosting Tutu Fabulous to raise funds and awareness of our health & wellness programs, including our in-school bullying prevention initiative that benefits Quad City area kids. Tutu Fabulous includes a variety of beers, spirits & wines for tasting, a mashed potato bar and award winning cheese spread donated by Swiss Valley Farms plus a FABULOUS silent auction & an up close and personal jazz performance by our BQC professional dancers of "Black Coffee" choreographed by Margaret Huling.

www.balletquadcities.com 309.786.3779

Sponsored by:

Hotel Blackhawk; The Gold Book, Carol Ann Watkins, Swiss Valley Farms & Reynolds Motor Co.

 

Fabulous silent auctions include:

  • $850 value Orlando package which includes a $250 airfare credit on Allegiant Airlines plus FREE airport parking and a bag full of goodies - Generously donated by the Quad City International Airport PLUS 4 - one day Park Hopper passes - Generously donated by Walt Disney World
  • $100 value Ballet Package - includes 4 tickets to see Ballet Quad Cities' performance of Cinderella, PLUS a backstage pass to meet the professional dancers on April 20, 2013 and an autographed Cinderella pointe shoe, from Ballet Quad Cities
  • Valued at $1,400: Four (4) Any day passes to the 2013 John Deere Classic; Four (4) tickets into the UnitedHealthcare Community Day Skybox (good on Thursday July 11) includes unlimited food & beverage; 2012 Framed Pin Flag signed by Champion, Zach Johnson; AND meet the      Pro/autograph opportunity                    Donated by the John Deere Classic
  • Marie-Grace doll, donated by American Girl
  • $220 value St. Louis Package includes: Two (2) Reserved Seats for a Monday-Thursday St. Louis Cardinals home game during the 2013 season. - EXCLUSIONS APPLY - Donated by the St. Louis Cardinals; 2 tickets for a "Journey to the Top" of the Gateway Arch plus 2 tickets for a one-hour sightseeing cruise aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboat, donated by the Gateway Arch and Gateway Arch Riverboats at the Core of Discovery; and an Overnight with breakfast for two at the Holiday Inn Route 66 (11 miles from Busch Stadium), donated by Innkeeper Hospitality Services
  • $50 Gift Card donated by 5ive Star Salon Spa, Davenport
  • "Posey Fairy" sculpture donated by Isabel Bloom
  • One hour massage PLUS one hour facial donated by Massage Envy
  • Two hour bowling and pizza party package donated by Miller Time Bowl
  • $50 Gift Card to Johnny's Italian Steakhouse
  • Basket with wine, wine glasses, chocolate and two tickets for Rock of Ages at the Adler on April 24th
    donated by the RiverCenter / Adler Theatre
  • AND MUCH MORE - Too many to list here!!!!!!

CASH, CHECKS and CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED!

 
SOME “BUNNY” WILL BE ARRIVING SOON PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Aliesha Chiesa   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 16:51
Join NorthPark and SouthPark Malls as the Easter Bunny Makes His Grand Appearance

WHO: Get a jump on spring: Although Easter is still weeks away, children can celebrate early at NorthPark and SouthPark Malls. The Easter Bunny is hopping his way over to Younkers Court at SouthPark and Von Maur Court at NorthPark and will continue to be on site from March 8 through Saturday, March 30th.

WHAT: Families can take home this memory by purchasing a special photo of their child with the Easter Bunny. While supplies last, children also will receive a complimentary activity book, courtesy of NorthPark and SouthPark Malls when they visit.

NorthPark and SouthPark Malls have all the “eggs”stras your family needs this spring. From fresh and fun spring attire for the entire family to everything you need for warm-weather entertaining, NorthPark and SouthPark Malls offer a strong roster of stores to help you make the most of spring.

WHEN: Bunny’s Hours
Monday-Saturday 11:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bunny’s Break Times
Monday-Saturday 1:00pm – 1:45pm and 4:30pm – 5:15pm
Sunday 2:00pm – 2:45pm

WHERE:  Von Maur Court
NorthPark Mall
320 West Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52806
563-391-4500
Best Place to Park –Mall Entrance by Von Maur

Younker’s Court
SouthPark Mall
4500 16th Street
Moline, IL 61265
309-797-9070
Mall Entrance by Von Maur

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CASI- Owney Irish Red Tapping, Saturday, March 9! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sarah Arp   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 16:37
Since 2009, government funding to non-profit organizations that provide human services has been in steady decline, forcing these service organizations to change much of their funding strategies or face a reduction in their ability to provide critical services to their communities. Competition amongst non-profits for the “donated” dollar is extreme: How can an individual not-for profit make itself standout from the crowd to garner more support and exposure plus increase donor dollars?

Known for their “outside the box” fundraising programs, senior center CASI (Center for Active Seniors, Inc.) in Davenport, Iowa, has” brewed” the prefect fundraising plan. CASI has teamed up with a regional microbrewery, Great River Brewery, to create a new beer dedicated to seniors and senior services. The results: Owney Irish Red Ale. Owney, an old Irish name for “elderly” is on shelves now at retail locations throughout the Quad Cities. Proceeds from the sale of Owney Irish Red Ale will be used by CASI to fund services for seniors in the Quad City community.

Additionally, distributors Vanguard Distributing Co. and Stern Beverages are providing marketing materials used to promote awareness of CASI’s programs and services.

On March 9, a formal tapping event is planned at Great River Brewery (332 E 2nd St., Davenport) beginning at 1:00 p.m. Area senior centers and the general public are invited to join in the festivities. Food will be provided by The Fountains Senior Living Community of Bettendorf.

We all have a senior in our life that needs our help. So toast CASI with a pint of Owney and support our senior services!

Founded in 1973, CASI is a multi-service nationally accredited senior center providing a variety of social, educational, support and wellness programs and activities designed for adults over the age of 60 and their families/caregivers.

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Win Prizes to Create the Perfect Wedding at The Friends of Vander Veer's Brides Bingo PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Davenport Parks & Recreation   
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 16:29

Sunday, March 10, 2013

 

Held at

The Hotel Blackhawk

Gold Room

Downtown Davenport, Iowa

 

Doors Open: 1:00 p.m.

Bingo Begins: 2:00 p.m.

 

Bring your bridesmaids, family,
and friends and play bingo
for outstanding prizes

for your wedding!

 

 

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

 

Visit any of Burke Cleaners' Iowa locations to purchase your tickets for Brides' Bingo.

 

Don't Delay! This event is limited to 300 guests!

 

Tickets: $15 in advance, purchased at Burke Cleaners or by calling The Friends of Vander Veer at 563-323-3298.

 

Tickets are available at $15 each through
Friday, March 8th.

 

NO Tickets are sold on Saturday,March 9th.

 

Tickets are $20 at the door on the day of the event, Sunday, March 10th.

 

Get your tickets TODAY and play for fun and prizes!

 

 


PRIZES INCLUDE...


Wedding Cake, donated by Heller Cakes

 

DJ Services, donated by Bo J Spaetes

 

$500 toward Flowers, donated by Milan Flower Shop

 

Bachelorette Party Limo (4hrs), donated by
A Limo Experience

 

$300 toward Tuxes, donated by Skeffington's

 

Love Story Video Package, donated by Ruby Media

 

$300 toward Invitations, donated by Create-A-Party

 

Men's Wedding Band, donated by Necker's Jewelers

 

$200 toward a Photobooth or Uplighting Rental, donated by Master Entertainment

 

Dress Dry Cleaning Restoration, donated by Burke Cleaners

 

And MUCH MUCH MORE!!!!

 

Door Prizes and Raffle Prizes will add great excitement to this event. Many chances to win!!

 

 

Contact
The Friends of Vander Veer at 
563-323-3298
for more information or visit

 

ww.friendsofvanderveer.com

 

www.qcweddings.com

 
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