Vigil in Remembrance of Newtown, Connecticut victims PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Glenn Kass   
Thursday, 27 December 2012 10:04
A vigil is being organized to remember Newtown, CT. This effort has grown from the Rock Island and Bettendorf Rotary clubs, but is open to all, not just members of Rotary. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Glenn Kass, Publicity Chair - Bettendorf Rotary, at (309) 269-3634.

WHO: Quad City Rotary Clubs
WHAT: Vigil for Newtown, CT - Open to all from the QCA
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 14th, 2013 - 6:30 PM
WHERE: Modern Woodmen Park
WHY: To remember and support Newtown, CT and it's ongoing recovery from the horrific events of Dec. 14, 2012. The Newtown Rotary Club, Established 1939, has been working within its own community to assist with long- and short-term needs for families, children, and first responders that were impacted. Rock Island and Bettendorf Rotarians are joining to direct attention for these efforts. There is a link to a Facebook event at www.facebook.com/bettendorfrotary. Newtown Rotary has established a 501(c)3 fund that will go directly to those impacted and will also lead to scholarships named for each of the victims. Full info on that fund and the use of donations is available via a link at www.bettendorfrotary.com/sandy-hook-elementary.
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