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The Project of the Quad Cities to Give Away Trip to Atlanta Film Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Shannon Rembowski   
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 08:39

All-Inclusive Trip to be Auctioned off at 19TH Annual Red Ribbon Dinner

The Project of the Quad Cities will host their largest fundraiser – The Red Ribbon Dinner on January 21st 2012. During the Live Auction that evening guests will be able to bid on, among other items, an all-inclusive trip to Atlanta, GA for the Atlanta Film Festival taking place March 23-April 1, 2012. The trip will include airfare for two and hotel accommodations in Atlanta. Additionally, the trip will feature two VIP Weekend passes to the Film Festival. These passes will grant the winners access to all films being screened that weekend plus entrance into all the VIP events and parties.

The Atlanta Film Festival is an Academy Award qualifying, international film festival held in Atlanta, Georgia. Started in 1976 and occurring every April, the festival shows a diverse range of independent films, including genre films such as horror and sci-fi. Since 2008, the festival has presented the Pink Peach, which is awarded to the best LGBTQ film as chosen by the Pink Peach jury.

The Red Ribbon Dinner will take place from 5 pm to 11:45 pm at the Quad City Waterfront Convention Center on January 21, 2012. The Dinner features entertainment provided by Smooth Groove, a silent auction showcasing local artists’ works, and award-winning gourmet dinner. Tickets start at $65 each with table purchases available.

Established in 1986, The Project of the Quad Cities (TPQC) is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides those infected with or affected by HIV/STI/AIDS in the Quad City area with case management and support services. Furthermore, TPQC provides prevention services, testing and education to the entire Quad City community.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.apqc4life.org or call 309-762-5433.

 
MOLINE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES DEADLINE FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Linda Martin   
Wednesday, 04 January 2012 15:52
A grants submission deadline has been announced by the Moline Community Foundation. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply if they serve the citizens of Moline and the surrounding region, including the Quad Cities.

All materials necessary to receive funds are due in The Moline Foundation offices by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 or must be postmarked by or on Tuesday, January 13, 2012.

Any non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, including those who have never received Moline Foundation funding in the past, is welcome to apply.

An application should consist of eleven copies of a written request stating the name and address of the organization, its mission, names and addresses of Board members, income and expense statement, balance sheet, and the specific purpose for which any money received would be used including a project budget. The name, telephone number, and email of a contact person must also be included. The requested materials should be mailed according to the above deadline. Other important information about grant submission is available on The Moline Foundation’s web site at www.molinefoundation.org.

The Moline Foundation offices are located at the Deere-Wiman House, 817 11th Avenue, Moline.

The Moline Foundation, founded in 1953, is a community foundation which provides grants to health, human services, education, workforce development, the arts and other charitable organizations which benefit the citizens of Moline and the surrounding area, including the Quad Cities region in both Iowa and Illinois. The Moline Foundation receives and administers charitable gifts and works with citizens to achieve their dreams to improve the community.

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Pack Carver for Iowa Women’s Basketball Game PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Charlie Becker   
Wednesday, 04 January 2012 13:38

MONTICELLO, IA What has been billed as the biggest Iowa Women’s basketball game of the year at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, will also be benefiting Camp Courageous. Tickets are now available for the Iowa vs. Nebraska basketball game to be held on January 8, 2012 at 3:00 PM. Tickets are only $5.00 each, if bought through Camp Courageous.  The general public will be paying $9.00 at the door. Special pricing will be available for Camp Courageous campers and those with special needs.  It is also a Whiteout Carver Game – All fans are encouraged to wear WHITE to the game.   There will also be post-game autographs.

A portion of all tickets sold through Camp Courageous will go to the camp.  This is a win-win-win situation for everyone. The ticket buyer saves $4 off the door price of a ticket, the Iowa Hawkeye Women's Basketball Team win by showing this nationally televised game what a great team they have and what great fans they have, and Camp Courageous benefits from a portion of the price of every ticket purchased going to the camp.

To purchase tickets go on-line to:

www.campcourageous.org

or by calling 319/465-5916 ext 2100 to place an order

or by mailing your request to: Hawkeye Tickets, PO Box 418, Monticello, IA 52310

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Salvation Army still $65,000 short of goal PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Holly Nomura   
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 13:50
Quad Cities, USA: The Red Kettle Campaign is still $65,000 away from making its 2011 fund raising goal.

To assist with final donations of the year, NorthPark and SouthPark Malls will allow The Salvation Army to continue collecting donations in the four-foot tall red kettles through the end of the year. The kettles can both be found at or near Younkers Court.

Holly Nomura, Development Director states, “Please help us make this goal. If you make your tax-deductible, year-end gift to The Salvation Army by check or credit card, you can trust that your donation will doing the most good assisting people who have lost hope. I witness it every day.”

The 2011 Red Kettle Campaign goal is $700,000. This may not be The Salvation Army’s final plea to the community for red kettle donations.

There are many ways to share your blessings with others:

An online gift to: www.usc.salvationarmy.org/quadcities

Call to 1-800-SAL-ARMY for a credit card donation.

 
Procrastinators rejoice! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gail McGovern   
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 11:35

Friend,

Still finishing your holiday shopping? Just remembered someone you left off your list? There’s still time to celebrate that special person with a meaningful gift from our 2011 Holiday Giving Catalog.

Send a gift from our Holiday Giving Catalog today - it’s quick and easy. You can cross that name off your list, with the added comfort of knowing your gift means something, and is making a caring difference in the life of another person in need. Your purchase can show friends, colleagues, clients, and family that you truly appreciate the difference they’ve made in your life.

With every purchase, you can send an e-card to announce your special gift!

Visit www.redcross.org/gifts and give something that means something today.

Have a wonderful holiday,

Gail McGovern
President and CEO, American Red Cross

 
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