East Moline/Silvis KIWANIS Club Flea Market

Posted Online: May 15, 2013, 1:39 pm
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Press release submitted by Zobeida Laufenberg

Flea Market sponsored by East Moline – Silvis Kiwanis
Sunday, May 19, 2013
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline
$2 Donation at the Gate
Proceeds To Benefit: Children's Therapy Center, Kiwanis ELIMINATE Project, QC Food Pantries, Carbon Cliff Mealsite, East Moline and Silvis Libraries, and more For more information or to reserve a lot
Please contact: William Siess 309-796-1204 wrsiess@mchsi.com


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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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