New Q-C music


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Posted Online: Feb. 02, 2013, 5:40 pm
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Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Kathy O'Connor of Davenport was inspired to release a CD of her music by what she calls "an incrediblygenerous act of kindness." A young woman who was moved by a home recording of "Out of the Ashes" told her, "This needs to get out to the world, and I am going to help you do that."

Ms. O'Connor describes the music on "Out of the Ashes" as "warm, rich and melodic, carrying the listener through a beautiful journey from pain to joy, fear to love and forgiveness to healing. Profound and inspired, this album has depth. If actively listened to, it can change your perspective, calm your spirit and bring you back to a place of peace and hope."

For more information and to order the CD, visit kathyoconnor.com. For faster delivery, place your CD orders at kathy.oconnor@mchsi.com or call (309) 720-0101.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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