Moline American Legion and Legion Auxiliary Poppy Days

Posted Online: April 15, 2013, 3:45 pm
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Press release submitted by Linnea Thompson

Moline American Legion and Legion Auxiliary will conduct its annual Poppy Days on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. Volunteers form the Moline Post and Unit will be at various Moline retail businesses distributing the bright red memorial flowers. Each poppy is handmade by veterans as part of their therapeutic rehabilitation. Donations for the poppies go directly to support veterans in our community. For further information or to volunteer, please contact Julie at (309) 762-1126.


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1889 — 125 years ago: H.J. Lowery resigned from his position as manager at the Harper House.
1914 — 100 years ago: Curtis & Simonson was the name of a new legal partnership formed by two younger members of the Rock Island County Bar. Hugh Cyrtis and Devore Simonson..
1939 — 75 years ago: Harry Grell, deputy county clerk was named county recorder to fill the vacancy caused by a resignation.
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