Republican Women of Rock Island County Dec. 6 meeting


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Posted Online: Nov. 15, 2012, 1:04 pm
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Press release submitted by Republican Women of Rock Island County



Republican Women of Rock Island County December 6, 2012 Guest Speaker and Meeting at Denny's Restaurant Banquet Room, 2601-52nd Ave., Moline, IL

Guest Speaker: Patrick Hughes, 42, finished second to Senator Mak Kirk in the 2010 Republican Primary for U.S. Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama when he became President. Prior to that, Mr. Hughes was the Chairman of Sensible Taxpayers Opposed to Increased Taxes (STOP-IT), an Illinois Political Action Committee credited by state Republican Party leaders with playing a significant role in defeating Governor Pat Quinn's then proposed 50% income tax increase on Illinois taxpayers. Mr. Hughes is an attorney, real estate developer and home builder with interestes in various development entities. Mr. Hughes lives in Hinsdale with his wife, Susan, and their three children - Anna (11), Katherine (9) and John (6)





















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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