Watch: Quad City mayors rappel 11 stories down the Hotel Blackhawk

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Quad Cities area mayors rappelled down the Hotel Blackhawk to benefit kids in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

In an annual event called "Over the Edge," volunteers - or "edgers" - rappel themselves down the 11-story hotel.  On Friday, August 24, the edgers made their way down; Moline Mayor Stephanie Acri, Bettendorf Mayor Bob Ghallager and Davenport Mayor Frank Klipsch all took part.

The event is tied to a fundraiser that benefits the kids in the BBBS program.  As of Monday, August 26, more than $161,000 had been raised.  Their initial goal was $150,000.

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