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Martinis and Manicures March 1


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Posted Online: Feb. 21, 2013, 10:42 am
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Press release submitted by Susan Kruse.

The Rock Island County Medical Society Alliance will hold their annual Martinis and Manicures fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 1, at Shangri-la Salon and Day Spa, 1570 36th Ave., Moline.
Tickets are $20 and includes one martini or glass of wine and many international hors d'oeuvres. Many salon/spa services are available at a reduced price during the fundraiser hours.
The money will be given to the Children's Therapy Center, the Child Abuse Council, and Winnie's Place this year. To participate, send a check for the ticket to Susan Kruse, 2629 Wood Lane, Davenport, IA. 52803. For information, call her at 563-355-1948. Reservations are preferred but tickets can be bought at the door.



















 



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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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