Tri-City Trail Riders 2013 rides

Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 2:32 pm
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Press release submitted by Sally J Johnson


April 20th & 21st – Rockwood State Park - Morrison, IL.
Sat. & Sun. 1:00pm
Contact: Bob Snodgrass

May 25th – Rockwood State Park – Morrison, IL.
Sat. 10:00am & 2:00pm
Contact: Randy & Debbie DeBoer
815-631-5310 or 815-499-9103

June 29th & 30th - Loud Thunder- Andalusia, IL.
Sat. 1:00pm Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Willie & Cathy Hemm
309-781-2128 or 309-523-9413

June 29th - Hooppole Fun Day Parade
Line up 9:30am Parade 10:00am
Contact: Pam Stout @ 815-948-2401 or 309-507-0201

July 13th & 14th - Franklin Creek State Park - Franklin Grove, IL..
Sat. 1:00pm & Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Randy & Debbie DeBoer
815-631-5310 or 815-499-9103

Aug. 25th – Rockwood State Park - Morrison, IL.
Whiteside County Mounted Patrol Ride
Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Randy DeBoer

Sept. 7th & 8th - Franklin Creek State Park - Franklin Grove, IL.
Sat. & Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Michael & Maria Noble

Oct. 27th - Johnson Farm - Hooppole, IL.
Sun. 10:00am Costume Ride Potluck/Meeting to follow
Contact: Denny & Sally Johnson
815-499-0278 or 815-631-7281

Nov. 16th - Prophetstown Christmas Parade
Line up 5:30pm Parade 6:00pm
Contact: Randy DeBoer


Local events heading

  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.

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