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New Kingdom Trailriders celebrates Fall down on the farm with a Western Jamboree Fall Festival and Fundraiser! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Barbara Clausen   
Thursday, 10 September 2009 11:24

Event Date:  September 26, 2009, 12:00pm-5:00pm at Schone’s Friendship Farm, 15711 13th Street, Milan, IL.

We’re rustlin’ up all volunteers, riders, parents, and friends for the New Kingdom Trailriders’ Western Jamboree Fall Festival and Fundraiser!  Help us raise some much-needed dollars while having fun with the whole family.  Admission is $2.00 and every paid admission is an entry into a great door prize drawing from Ascentra, this year’s Platinum Sponsor.

This fundraiser will be chock-full o’fun and games for everyone in your posse.  There will be games for the little greenhorns, vittles for the hungry and of course, our cowboys and cowgirls will put on a fine show for ya’all.

Our Chuck wagon will be servin’ up Texas chili and dogs, along with other tasty grub.  We’ll have horse rides available for purchase to all who want to be a cowboy for the day.  Hold on to your hats folks, that ain’t all!  We have a surprise for you- “It’s a Pleasure” Precision Drill Team will be performing too (www.itsapleasure.org).  Dust off your boots, we’ve also roped in “The Posse” for your country western dancin’ and listenin’ pleasure.  Bring your decorated pumpkin to enter the Pumpkin Design contest!

If that ain’t enough for ya’all to flip your lids, we have invited some of our compadres to join us and have information available about their fine programs and products also.  All this fun is brought to you with the help of our good friends at Ascentra.  So grab the young’uns, the old’uns and everybody in-between for a hootin’, hollerin’ good time at the NKT Western Jamboree Fall Festival and Fundraiser!

New Kingdom Trailriders is the Quad Cities’ only equine-assisted therapeutic riding program.  NKT is celebrating its 25th year of offering a quality recreational therapy program to specially challenged individuals.  Donors, local grants and fundraisers fund NKT.  You can donate to this program online at their website – www.NKTriders.org.  Click on the “Just Give” logo.

WE NEED YOU TO HELP!

Committees are being set up NOW.  Please sign up as a worker or leader today or call the NKT office at 309.764.4220 or email Christina Chom, Director of Development at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  We cannot do fun events like this without the help of our super volunteers!  Thank you for lending a hand and supporting New Kingdom Trailriders.

If you would like more information about this event or New Kingdom Trailriders (NKT), or if you need directions, please visit our website at www.NKTriders.org or contact Barbara Clauson at (309) 764-4220, email NKT at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  You can also stop by our office located in SouthPark Mall next to Dairy Queen/Orange Julius.

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CAMP COURAGEOUS & VARIETY HOST 21st ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL FESTIVAL PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Jeanne Muellerleile   
Wednesday, 09 September 2009 09:37
MONTICELLO, IOWA – The 21st Annual Back-To-School Festival will be held at Camp Courageous Wednesday September 16 from 10:00 am to 2:00. Camp Courageous is a year- round recreational and respite care facility for individuals with disabilities. The Back-To-School Festival has become an annual celebrate of the new school year for dozens of special education classes throughout the area.

Special education classes are invited to attend this free event and enjoy Rock & Prevention, games, music, magician Rickie Rowray, prizes, hayrides, wobble buggies, swimming, miniature golf, a helicopter, face painting, health bounce, barsumo and more. The big attraction this year is rides on the camp’s Tom & Nan Riley Train.

Lunch is provided for free to the students, teachers, volunteers, staff & campers. Camp Courageous traditionally expects about 1000 participants.

For more information contact Jeanne Muellerleile, E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or Camp Courageous, Box 418, Monticello, Iowa 52310-0418. or (319) 465-5916 ext. 2300 or Fax: 319-465-5919

 
Camp Courageous of Iowa Antique Market Show PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Charlie Becker   
Wednesday, 09 September 2009 09:01
MONTICELLO, IA - Camp Courageous Antique Market Show will be held on Sunday, November 1st at the Berndes Center on the fairgrounds in Monticello. Doors will be open from 9:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.  Camp Courageous is seeking dealers and exhibitors to display quality antiques and collectibles.  Food and beverages are available for purchase throughout the day, including pie and ice cream.  This show is held each year in the spring and in the fall.

Camp Courageous of Iowa is a recreational and respite care facility for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  It is run on donations, without government support, without paid fundraisers, and without formal sponsorship.

Admission for the public is $3.00 and parking is free. For inquiries or dealer information contact Sharon Roller at 319-465-5916 ext. 2200. All proceeds for this event will benefit over 5,000 campers with special needs who visit Camp Courageous of Iowa each year.

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Scott Co. Historic Preservation Society meeting PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Karen Anderson   
Wednesday, 09 September 2009 07:52
The Scott County Historic Preservation Society's next meeting wil be held on Sept. 10, 2009 at 7pm.
SCHPS will tour the Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave. The Renwick is Davenport's finest example of Italian Revival Villa architecture.  Built by lumber baron James Renwick in 1877, the mansion freatures 8 marble fireploaces, a three story walnut staircase and an iron crested tower juting far above the tree tops.
Today, the mansion is owned by local preservationist, Senator, Dr. Joe Seng, who rents it for weddings and public events.. Parking is on 10th Street.
The meeting is open to the public and free of charge.For more information call Karen Anderson at 563-324-0257

 
TEENS FROM THE 4-H COMPANION ANIMAL CLUB TO HOLD DOG WASH/CAR WASH PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Patti Lahn   
Tuesday, 18 August 2009 15:05

MILAN, IL - The University of Illinois Extension Office Teens from the 4-H Companion Animals Club will hold a Dog Wash/Car Wash on Saturday, August 29th from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. to benefit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center. The Dog Wash/Car Wash wil be held in the University of Illinois Extension Office parking lot at 321 West 2nd Avenue in Milan. For a suggested donation of $5.00, the 4-H Companion Animal Club teen will wash your car and pamper your pooch. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Quad City Animal Welfare Center.

The Quad City Animal Welfare Center is the only full service no-kill animal shelter located in the Quad Cities. Our mission is a shelter for homeless animals, to support a spay and neuter program and to provide humane education. QCAWC Adoption Center is open Monday-Saturday from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 p.m. with extended hours on Wednesday until 6:00 p.m. Our Low Cost High Quality Wellness Clinic is open every Wednesday and Friday at 1:00 p.m. with no appointment necessary. Low Cost High Quality spaying and neutering is offered by calling 309-787-6830 for an appointment. QCAWC is located at 724 West 2nd Avenue in Milan.

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