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QC Chapter of Hadassah sponosoring program 'To Save a Life'


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Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 7:30 am
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The Quad Cities Chapter of Hadassah will sponsor "To Save a Life" at 1 p.m. March 10 at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island.

The free program will feature anurse coordinator from the University of Iowa discussing organ donations. Nurses from the kidney dialysis unit also will discuss the machine and what dialysis does for a patient. A kidneydonor will talk about her donation to a family member and a recipient will share his experience.

For more information, call (563) 332-9760.

















 



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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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