Quad-Cities Computer Society to present Skype tour


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 10:02 am
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Computer Society


QUAD-CITIES COMPUTER SOCIETY
"Using the FamilySearch.org
Website for Genealogy"
presented by Jeri Steele
professional Genealogist
via Skype


Jeri Steele, a professional genealogist will give us a SKYPE tour at FamilySearch.org as well as tips on in-depth searching of their databases. Don't miss this event at the Butterworth Education Center, 7th Street and 12th Avenue, Moline, IL on February 4th. Discover your Family's history with Jeri's insight!

A special invitation to new computer users is being extended to attend the Beginners SIG (Special Interest Group ) which meets at 5:30 PM just before the main meeting.

QCS monthly program meetings are free, handicapped accessible and open to the public. Check the Society's website for more details, www.qcs.org.

















 




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  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.




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