Sears Hometown Store grand opening

Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2014, 9:42 am
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Chamber

Sears Hometown Store, located at 4241 Avenue of The Cities Moline, IL 61265, will celebrate the grand opening of their new location on Friday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m. http://mapq.st/5-7a75tptm

Sears Hometown Stores provides a variety of products and services ranging from in home appliances, lawn and garden, fitness, tools and household goods. They can also order products from their affiliate stores, with some items qualifying for free shipping. To help celebrate the opening of their new location, Sears Hometown Store will be hosting a two-day sale with an additional 10% off almost everything in the store, February 28 – March 1. Store hours are Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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  Today is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Billy Catton, famous billard player, returned to Rock Island with a view to making this city his home in the future.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The belief is growing that a great decisive battle of the World War was being fought at Verdun, a strong fortress of France on the Meuse near the French frontier, according to a London dispatch.
1939 -- 75 years ago: William Stremmel, 91, Rock Island's last Civil War veteran, died.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Workmen of the Midwest Wrecking Co., Clinton, have begun razing the historic old office building of Deere & Co., 1325 3rd Ave., Moline. The site will be used by the Deere Plow Works for its shipping and receiving department.
1989 -- 25 years ago: East Moline developer Jim Massa says the financial package for the proposed $34.5 million Quad City International Motor Speedway is down to making sure "all the i's are dotted and t's are crossed. Finalizing this will give the green light to see if NASCAR and CART, the auto racing sanctioning bodies, approve race dates.

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