Churches United of the Quad City Area hunger challenge


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Posted Online: Feb. 04, 2013, 1:28 pm
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Press release submitted by Anne Wachal


Churches United of the Quad City Area again will be participating in the Feinstein Foundation Hunger Challenge. The Feinstein Foundation will be donating one million participating proportionately to any hunger agency that participates between the challenge dates of March 1 through April 30th, 2013.
Last year, the greater Quad Cities as well as the faith community donated over $12,000 in this 60 day period. Our goal this year is to surpass that number and raise $13,000 in 60 days.
For more information, contact Anne Wachal at Churches United at 563-332-5002 or awachal@cuqca.org.


















 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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