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Benefit for Mike Aldene PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jennifer Mason   
Friday, 23 March 2012 13:16

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Bettendorf Mosque Hosts Open House at New Facility PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Talia Alvi   
Friday, 23 March 2012 13:03

(Bettendorf, IA Mar 7, 2012) - The Muslim Community of the Quad Cities (MCQC) is pleased to welcome fellow Quad Citians to the opening of its new mosque facility in Bettendorf.

Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 2p.m. – 5p.m. at 2115 Kimberly Rd, Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

MCQC President, Dr. Mushtaq Khan, said “We are happy to have completed the new building, and are eager to welcome our neighbors to celebrate with us. We look forward to working with them in the future.” “This new building is a much needed addition.  the local Muslim community is expanding, and our ability to participate in and serve both it and the Quad City community in general will be enhanced by the new facility,” said Dr. Talia Alvi, Outreach Coordinator for MCQC.

Activities will include guided tours, Islamic art/culture exhibit, Arabic writing craft table, community slideshow, food, information tables explaining some of the basic beliefs and practices in Islam, etc. along with brief addresses by the Mayor Gallagher (Bettendorf) and Mayor Gluba (Davenport), Rev. Ron Quay (Churches United), and Mosque representatives.

Admission is free, and the event is open to the public; refreshments provided! For more info contact: Talia Alvi (563) 503 0708, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Moutaz Kotob (563) 505 7537

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Quad Cities Comic Book Convention PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Alan Morton   
Friday, 23 March 2012 12:19

The Quad Cities Comic Book Convention will be held on Saturday December 3 at the Ramada Inn in Bettendorf, IA.

The Ramada Inn is located at 3020 Utica Rd (I-74 @ Kimberly Rd / Spruce Hills Dr, IA Exit 2). It will be open to the public from 10
AM to 4 PM and admission for the public is free.

Dealers from three states specializing in comic books new and old, toys and related. Or if you have old comics lying around that you no longer want bring them by dealers are buying.

For further information contact Alan at (309) 657-1599 or visit www.epguides.com/comics.

Tutu Fabulous Take Two! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Maggie Woolley   
Friday, 23 March 2012 11:52

What: Tutu Fabulous Take Two!

Who: Ballet Quad Cities

Where: The Gold Room in the Hotel Blackhawk. 200 E 3rd St. Davenport, IAOF

When: March 23rd 6-9pm 

Ticket Prices: $45 in advance, $50 at door.

How: Call 786-3779 to reserve your tickets or pay at door.

Don’t miss this way “tutu” much fun event! Wine Tasting, Fashion and Dancing by the Professional Dancers of Ballet Quad Cities, and a silent auction to raise funds and awareness for our health and wellness programs that benefit Quad Cities kids.

This event sold out fast last year, so call to reserve your tickets now!

For more information, visit www.balletquadcities.com or call 309-786-3779.

The 24th Annual Ranch Riders Motorcycle Brotherhood Easter Egg Hunt PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bob Clancy   
Friday, 23 March 2012 10:13
The 24th Annual Ranch Riders Motorcycle Brotherhood Easter Egg Hunt will be held,
Saturday, April 7th, 2012, at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport, Iowa

* * * DON’T MISS the Biggest & BEST Egg Hunt in the Quad Cities * * *

Gates open at 10:30 am, and the cannon goes off at 1:00pm SHARP.


$3.00 Per Person Requested Donation

12 Years and UNDER welcome to hunt eggs!

5 Age relevant fields and we have the Quad Cities’ ONLY Special Needs Egg Hunt Field.

Proceeds benefit The Children’s Therapy Center of the Quad Cities

As usual, our Celebrity Hosts are Dwyer & Michaels from the 97X Morning Show

Prizes, Games, Face Painting, Pictures with the Easter Bunny!
Jumpin Joey’s Bounce Houses $2.00 bounce all day!

Get $1.00 Raffle Tickets For Ranch Riders Motorized Kids Chopper

Second Place $100.00 CASH----Third Place $50.00 CASH

NO DOGS ALLOWED (or other pets). Please leave your best friend Fido at home.


$1.00 per chance on 24 NEW Bicycles to be raffled off!

Further info Contact:

Chris Carr, President, 563-370-0621

Nathan Carr, Chairman, 563-370-3564

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