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The Junior Board of Rock Island

About The Junior Board of Rock Island
      -The Junior Board of Rock Island is women joined in friendship, working together to serve children in our community, primarily by supporting our Project Nest program and the Nest newborn program in collaboration with UnityPoint at Home, by direct volunteer service and fundraising for their child-related causes.

2015 Mardi Gras Charity Ball2014-2015 Mardi Gras Charity Ball

February 14, 2015
Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center

Bring your valentine or just come and enjoy the evening with friends at our "A Roaring '20s Valentine Ball".

Mardi Gras pictures are now available.


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A Roaring ‘20s Valentine Ball will be held Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa.  Master of Ceremonies will be Patti DeLeu and entertainment will be provided by the Terry Hanson Ensemble and Jonny O.

The menu consists of a Bootlegger’s Salad, a melodious mixture of garden fresh greens topped with a bevy of colorful companions and served with Honey Pepper Vinaigrette; a choice of either the Jazzy duet, Herb Roasted Chicken Breast with carrot citrus ginger puree harmonizing with a Bourbon Sauced Sirloin garnished with figs, herbed bourbon cheese mashed potatoes and petite green beans or the Swanky Vegetarian, Roasted Eggplant with sweet Thai Chili sauce and Grilled Tofu accompanied by caramelized carrot citrus ginger puree, figs, herbed bourbon cheese mashed potatoes and petite green beans; and a Sweetheart Dessert, Roaring Red Velvet Cake all dolled up with berries and salted caramel.

A cocktail reception and “Moonshine” Raffle will begin at 6:00 pm. A silent auction will also begin at 6:00pm and continue through 9:15 pm. Dinner will be serve at 8:00 pm. Coronation will be at 9:30 pm and dancing will continue until 1:00 am.

Qtego Auction Technology will once again be hosting the silent auction electronically.  To register your phone and see all of the fabulous packages, please follow this link:
JBRI cannot store or ship packages.  All packages must be picked up the night of Mardi Gras.


Be sure to purchase your "Moonshine Raffle" tickets from the ladies with the iPads at any of the bars during cocktail hour.  Each ticket is good for a glass of your choice of wine and a chance to win a condo for a week in either Cabo San Lucas, Cancun or Punta Cana Dominican!   This fabulous prize is sponsored by Catherine A. Bishop, D.D.S.



Thank you to our 2015 Mardi Gras Charity Ball Silent Auction Electronic Bidding sponsors.

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