The American Red Cross invites you to A Taste on the River, this Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. at Bend XPO in East Moline. Tickets are $50 and are on sale, now. Plus, the silent auction is now live! Visit redcross.org/taste today to purchase tickets and bid on auction items.
Fantastic silent auction items you can bid on, now:
• Da Bears!
o Head to the Windy City Sunday, Sept. 11 to cheer on the Chicago Bears in their home opener against the San Francisco 49ers. These two tickets are directly behind the south goalposts in section 221.
• Man’s Best Friend
o Ready to add a pup to your family? Find your new best friend at the Scott County Humane Society, get your home ready with Invisible Fence of the Quad Cities and spoil your pup with a basket filled with goodies and an Amazon gift card.
• An Upscale Evening for Two
o A night to remember awaits you with $500 to The Gentry Shop, luxurious dinner at Me & Billy and two tickets to celebrate the music of Elton John at the Quad City Symphony Orchestra.
Plus, the live auction is full of VIP experiences you will not want to miss:
• A Chicago Cubs Getaway
o Enjoy a two-night weekday stay in a two-bedroom condo in downtown Chicago (parking included) before hitting Wrigley Field for a Cubs game with tickets along the first base line. This package is a home run!
• Private Dinner by Cook and Cuffs by Chef Keys
o Enjoy a private dining experience for two with Chef Keys in her historic home. You’ll be treated to a three-course meal with wine included. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity!
• Golf the Quad Cities
o This is the ultimate golf package. Work on your short and long games with rounds of golf at five premier golf courses in the area. See you on the links!
Join us for a night of friends, food from local chefs, live music from The Yoyos and entertainment with a purpose. This event provides vital support for the Red Cross mission.
“A Taste on the River is a wonderful night of people coming together for an important cause,” said Trish Burnett, executive director of the Red Cross Quad Cities and West Central Illinois chapter. “We cannot wait to see everyone and enjoy some delicious food and music together, in support of the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross.”
Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this event possible. Presenting Sponsors: McLaughlin Motors and SENB Bank. Platinum Sponsor: Modern Woodmen of America.
About the American Red Cross of Illinois
The American Red Cross of Illinois serves 12.4 million people in 88 counties in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri including Adams, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cook, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, DeKalb, De Witt, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Green, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jasper, Jefferson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Putnam, Richland, Rock Island, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Vermillion, Warren, Washington, Whiteside, Will, Williamson Winnebago, Woodford. Iowa: Lee, Muscatine, Scott and Van Buren. Missouri: Clark, Lewis, Marion and Ralls. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit us at Redcross.org/Illinois or visit us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @RedCrossIL.