The Downtown Moline Blood Drive is Feb. 19


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 10:54 am
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Press release submitted by Bethany for Children & Families


Moline, Illinois – Bethany for Children & Families is partnering with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center to host a blood drive on Wednesday, February 19, from noon - 3:30 p.m. in the Bethany Gymnasium, located at 1830 6th Avenue in Moline.

Walk-ins are welcome! If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Joscelyn Stone at (309) 736-6644 or email jstone@bethany-qc.org. Your donation could provide life-saving blood products to up to three patients in need! Please give!

The Downtown Moline Blood Drive is sponsored by Bethany for Children & Families, the Moline Community Development Corporation, Dispatch/Argus, Moline Centre Main Street, City of Moline, and the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center.



















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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