Gigi's Playhouse Quad Cities was chosen due to a local family and their involvement with the organization. The playhouse services families who have children born with Down syndrome.
The day was capped with a parade and the lighting of the town's Christmas tree in the center of the downtown triangle.
Maternal grandparents are Len and Kimberly Reiley of Prophetstown. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Veronica Saad of Erie.
The drive through event will operate the next three weekends, Friday-Sunday from 5-8 p.m. There is no charge but donations are welcome and will be distributed among the first responder departments and additional volunteer groups.
Smith plans on going into Cyber Security, and is planning on a 6 year commitment.
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The parade will begin at 6:30 and travel east to west on Main Street starting near 12th Ave and ending at 7th Ave. 19 entries are slated to take part in the parade.
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"We have raised the age limit to include children through high school and we have seen an increased number of families in need of a little help this Christmas," said Lions' President Teresa Bielema.
Over forty entries made their way down Prophetstown's Main Street to the delight of the crowd.