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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

 
VON MAUR Sponsors First-Ever Red Kettle Match Day On December 23 and December 24 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Holly Nomura   
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 11:19
Quad Cities, USA: VON MAUR, the locally owned fashion department store, will sponsor their first-ever Red Kettle Match Day for The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities.

On December 23rd and 24th, VON MAUR will make a dollar-for-dollar match to Quad Cities red kettles at Northpark and Southpark Malls. The four locations include the 4-foot tall red kettles inside the malls and the food court kettles.

During these difficult economic times, donations are needed now more than ever as the need for the services of The Salvation Army continues to rise. The Salvation Army asks the community to raise awareness for this first-ever challenge by VON MAUR in order to maximize gifts made to The Salvation Army of the Quad Cities.

Jim von Maur states, "We have seen the good work of The Salvation Army first-hand and are proud to support their fine organization and all they do for the community."

Major Gary Felton, Quad Cities Coordinator is “so pleased to have our first annual match from a notable business in our community. We hope other businesses will contact us to do the same. We can be reached at 563-271-7933.”

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The Salvation Army Is $200,000 Short of Red Kettle Campaign Goal PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Holly Nomura   
Tuesday, 27 December 2011 11:04

Quad Cities, USA: With red kettles wrapping up on Christmas Eve, the Red Kettle Campaign is still $200,000 away from making its 2011 fund raising goal.

Major Gary Felton states, “With a significant portion of our annual fundraising revenue collected during the Christmas season, the donations collected throughout the Red Kettle Campaign set the tone for the upcoming year and allow us to serve thousands of individuals with critical programs and services. We have raised a significant amount so far, but there is still a long way to go.”

The 2011 Red Kettle Campaign goal is $700,000. As of December 20th, the donation total is $500,000. The Salvation Army is compelled to make another plea to the community.

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.

 
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