Pauley to address State of the City today


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 6:46 pm
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Eric Timmons, etimmons@qconline.com
Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley will give his annual State of the City address at noon today during a joint meeting of the Rock Island Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island.

"The State of the City address is an opportunity for me to reflect on our accomplishments of the previous year and inform citizens of our opportunities for the coming year," Mayor Pauley said in a news release. "I look forward to many more successes in 2013."

Mayor Pauley will also give the address at the Rock Island City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 14, starting at 6:45 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Rock Island City Hall, 1528 3rd Ave.



















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

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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