Kiwanis Club of Rock Island inducts new officers


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Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 1:09 pm
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Press release submitted by Julie Derrer

The Kiwanis Club of Rock Island held inductions for the new officers that will serve for the 2012-2013 year on Monday, October 1 at the Quad City Botanical Center. Elected officers include:

Jeff Behrens, President; John Califf, President-Elect; Zachary Edwards, Vice President; Tom Ketelaar, Immediate Past President; Mike Bell, Secretary; and Daryl Empen, Treasurer. Additionally, Board Members are as follows: Three Year Board Members- Christine Elsberg, Julie Derrer, and Heidi Huiskamp-Collins. Two Year Board Members – Michele Youngquist, and Kevin Murphy. One Year Board Members – Mark Schwiebert and Steve Pressly.

The Rock Island Noon Kiwanis meets every Monday at noon at the Quad City Botanical Center. For more information on membership or the information contained herein, please visit rockislandkiwanis.org or call Daryl Empen at 309.788.6796

"Kiwanis is a global organization dedicated to helping one child and one community at a time."




















 




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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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