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 Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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