Democratic Hispanic Caucus reception is Tuesday


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Originally Posted Online: May 15, 2013, 6:27 pm
Last Updated: May 16, 2013, 12:20 am
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The Rock Island County Democratic Black Caucus and Rock Island County Democratic Hispanic Caucus will host a reception honoring newly elected officials of color in Rock Island County from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the East Moline American Legion, 829 16th Ave.

The event is open to the public, and refreshments will be served.

Honorees at the reception include Gail McIntrye, Hampton Township Supervisor; Ald. Humberto Aguilar, 5th Ward, East Moline; and Ald. Ivory Clark, 1st Ward, Rock Island.




















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
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