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60+ Volunteers!

Another John Deere Classic has come and gone! Most of you know that GiGi’s works a concession stand all week in exchange for a percentage from the food and beverage sales. Participating in this event and overseeing a stand takes LOTS of help. With over 60 volunteer shifts to fill, we would never be able…

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July 2019 Happenings

July 2019 Music Therapy (Birth-3 years & 4-8 years) Come move, sing, and play instruments with us as we address communication, following directions, and so much more! These music therapy sessions are provided by West Music and a board-certified music therapist! Registration for this 10-week music therapy session is closed. The series will run on Wednesdays…

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Why $321?

If you follow our Facebook page or admire our photos on Instagram, you may have seen several posts congratulating teams for raising $321. What you may not know is why people are setting up teams and why they’re encouraged to raise such an unusual amount. The annual Superhero 5K, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash…

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Let’s talk…

Let’s talk about generationG. Maybe for some of you, this is your first-time hearing about this generationG thing, for others, you have heard it before, but don’t know much about it, while even fewer of you know what generationG is or see it in your lives. So, what is generationG? generationG is a conscious decision…

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Community Support

If you live here in the QC area, you know that last week was the John Deere Classic at the TPC Deere Run golf course. What you may not know is that we host a concession stand there all week as a fundraiser. This week-long event takes a lot of coordination and volunteers. With two…

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3 Cs – Concert, Collaboration, Community

Last fall, we shared the exciting news that we had won a free concert with the Laurie Berkner Band. (Thanks to our friend and supporter Megan Hancock for nominating us.) See the video announcement here. That concert is just around the corner. The private concert for GiGi’s families and friends will be held on July…

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321 days of meeting new friends

Have you been enjoying all the social media buzz around the 321 days of acceptance? We have! It’s fun to be introduced to participants from Playhouses around the network. We’ve met Lexi, Leo, Griffin, and Brooke just to name a few. We consider them our friends even though we may never meet them in person.…

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getting to know our board – great resource

Part 3 of the 2016 “Getting to Know Our Board”. This individual has been a great resource to the board and the playhouse staff. He has introduced us to several contacts for grant information and facilitated a laptop donation for a staff member. Hello my name is Chad Johnson. I grew up in Heritage, Moline,…

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You are Invited!

    2013 i have a voice Gala Quad Cities Gala – February 23, 2013 i Wireless Center Dear Families, Friends, and Playhouse Supporters, Celebrate and support the mission of GiGi’s Playhouse – and the thousands of children and families we serve – by purchasing, a table or tickets to the upcoming i have a…

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