Davenport School Legislative Forum changed to Nov. 1

Posted Online: Sept. 26, 2012, 11:39 am
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Press release submitted by Davenport Community School District

Date changed for Legislative Forum Thursday, November 1, 2012

7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Madison Elementary School

Davenport, Iowa-A Legislative Forum will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2012 in the auditorium of Madison Elementary School, 116 East Locust Street, Davenport, Iowa. The forum is being sponsored by the Legislative Advocacy Committee of Davenport Community Schools. The event is open to the public and there is no charge to attend.

Parking is available in the lot directly north of the school. Paula Sands, KWQC TV-6 anchor will serve as moderator for the forum.

(Date was previously October 18, 2012…everything else will remain the same)


Local events heading

  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.

(More History)