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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. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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