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Written by Lora Adams   
Thursday, 06 May 2010 13:51

MOLINE, ILLINOIS – WQPT’s annual on-line auction begins May 28th and concludes June 8th at 10:00 p.m.

The WQPT on-line auction can be accessed at www.wqpt.org. It features a variety of trips, restaurant gift certificates, services and PBS items.

“We’re really excited about our wide variety of trips to Chicago. They make great weekend getaways” said Special Project Coordinator, Bea Brasel.

On June 7 at 7:00 p.m. WQPT will air a preview program that will give potential bidders a sneak peek at many of the items up for bid.  The auction is a fundraising event for WQPT.

Auction items include: a Lobster Feast for two with the Lobsters flown in from Maine; Chicago Cubs Pitcher Randy Wells Autographed baseball; a wide variety of trips to Chicago; gift certificates to Lunardi’s Restaurant, Farradays’ Restaurant and a dinner/dance on the Celebration Belle. There are passes to Brew Ha Ha and the Quad City Air Show along with tickets to the Daniel O’Donnell Concert at the i wireless Center, spa treatments at John Taylor Salon & Day Spa and tickets to the Quad Cities River Bandits. With nearly 100 items to choose from the auction is a great way for people to find a wonderful gift item and support WQPT, all at the same time.

WQPT is a broadcast service of Western Illinois University and has been the local public television station serving western Illinois and eastern Iowa since 1983.

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