QC Capture - March 21, 2011


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Posted Online: March 21, 2011, 12:00 am
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QC Capture, a feature of The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, allows you to upload your favorite photos directly onto our Web site, QCOnline.com. Several of these photographs will be featured in the print editions of the newspapers.

To share your photos with people in the Quad-Cities and beyond, visit QCOnline.com and click on the QC Capture link. Then you can upload your photos into several categories. If you'd like to see your photos in print, be sure to include the names and hometowns of the people in the photo in the caption.

Use QC Capture as often as you like -- it's free and it's easy! Read The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus regularly, and visit QC Capture to check out your fellow Quad-Citians' photographs.

americanism__ Sixth grade students at the Matherville Intermediate School were asked to write an essay on "How can I encourage my friends to take pride in being an American?" by the George Norris Unit 484 American Legion of New Windsor. According to Carol Johnson, the New Windsor Auxiliary's Americanism Chairman. 88 student essays were judged by the New Windsor Auxiliary. Pictured from left to right, are principal of Matherville Intermediate School, Polly Dalstrom, first place winner Grace Debacker, second place winner Kate Harkey, and teacher Elizabeth Bagwell. Grace is the daughter of Missy and Dave Debacker, Matherville, and Kate is the daughter of Kris and Shawn Harkey, Sherrard. Grace's essay will be forwarded to the 14th Division in Illinois for national judging in April. Mrs. Johnson expressed to the classes that its because of these young people that we can continue to keep the light and love of our country alive. Our future looks good because of them.

bday102 --- Ethel Bishop, formerly of Moline and now residing in Woodland Hills, California, is surrounded by her three daughters; Phyllis Allmendinger, East Moline, Beverly Bush, formerly of Moline and now of Woodland Hills, California, and Mazie Engwall from Moline. They were together in California to celebrate their mother's 102 birthday of Feb. 25.

bhcrep--This photo was submitted to QC Capture by Catherine Rochau with the caption "The Black Hawk College Republicans held a bowling fundraiser for Honor Flight of the Quad Cities. The group raised $3,300. MacKenzie Seaba - President, BHC Republicans Zachary Sullivan -VP, BHC Republicans Cathie Rochau - HFQC Board Member Mark Archibald -Liaison to Honor Flight for the BHC Republicans Submitted March 14, 2011."

Americanpicker --Norm Grimstad Jr., submitted this photo to QC Capture with the caption "Me, In a 3-8-11 Photo with the American Pickers Camera Crew, After Filming In LeClaire Iowa." Mr. Grimstad Jr. is the on the far right.

stella --This photo was submitted to QC Capture by user "houk82" with the caption "Who doesn't love stomping in a good puddle every once in a while? Stella loves it!"




















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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