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 Tuesday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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