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WIU-QC Minority Scholarship Fundraiser April 24

April 9, 2014

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MOLINE, IL - Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, along with area community outreach organizations, will hold a scholarship fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 24 at the Establishment Theatre, 220 19th St., Rock Island.

The event will include a brief explanation of the minority scholarship program, hors d'oeuvres, live music and a silent auction. A cash bar will be available for those 21 and older. All proceeds go to scholarships supporting education.

Admission is free, but reservations are required. Reservations or donations can be made by contacting Chris Brown at or (309) 762-9481. To apply or learn more about minority scholarships contact Alex Hall at or (309) 762-9481.

Co-sponsors of the event include:

100 Black Men of the Quad Cities
Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
LULAC Council
MetroComm Davenport, Branch NAACP No. 4019
QC Scholars
Rock Island County Branch NAACP No. 3268
VIVA Quad Cities

For more information, contact Brown at

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