East Moline award dinner Nov. 7


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Posted Online: Oct. 30, 2013, 6:19 pm
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By Anthony Watt, awatt@qconline.com
EAST MOLINE -- This year's annual city award dinner will recognize three East Moline residents, including Ald. Jeff Stulir, 3rd Ward.

The dinner, the 22nd, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Short Hills Country Club, 2500 10th St. East Moline, according to the city. Ald. Stulir is the recipient of this year's Denny Jacobs Public Servant Award. The other award recipients are Jeff Guthrie, the citizen of the year award; and Steve Verdick, the Rotarian of the Year award.

Mr. Guthrie has been a business owner and developer in East Moline, and Mr. Verdick worked for the city for 31 years before retiring in 2005. Both have been active with numerous groups, boards and committees in the city over the years.

The event will include cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:45 p.m. and the award ceremony at 7:45 p.m., according to the city. Dinner will be $25 and the choices are roasted pork loin, basil-infused chicken breast, or pan-seared grouper.

People wishing to attend are asked to RSVP by contacting the secretaries at the city annex either at 309-752-1599 or emsecretary@eastmoline.com.

The dinner is sponsored by the East Moline-Silvis Rotary Club and the city of East Moline Citizen Advisory Committee.

















 




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