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Paddlewheel Chapter ABWA to meet Nov. 7


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Posted Online: Oct. 09, 2012, 12:43 pm
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November Meeting, Paddlewheel Chapter ABWA

Paddlewheel Chapter of American Business Women's Association will meet at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at O'Melia's, 2900 Blackhawk Road, Rock Island. Amy Gritton will speak on her mission trip to Turkey. Call Mary Krier, 563-449-9842






















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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