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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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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