Shaner-Amato Engagement

Posted Online: Sept. 15, 2008, 2:43 pm
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Alissa Lynn Shaner and Jarred Frank Amato, both of Moline. She is the daughter of Patrick and Sharon Shaner, Moline. He is the son of Darrell and Jean Amato, Moline.

The couple will be married Wednesday, Oct. 29, in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. The reception is 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at The Golden Leaf, Davenport.

Alissa graduated from Moline High School in 2003 and Augustana College in 2007 with a bachelor of arts in biology. She is employed at Metropolitan Medical Laboratory, Davenport.

Jarred graduated from Moline High School in 2003 and the University of Wisconsin, Platteville, in 2007 with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He is employed at John Deere Davenport Works.


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1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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