Binns-DeBlieck Engagement

Posted Online: July 02, 2014, 2:05 pm
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Amber Binns and Marcel DeBlieck, both of Rock Island. She is the daughter of Steve and Kim Binns, Moline. He is the son of Rick and Jill DeBlieck, Hampton.
The couple will be married at 4:30 p.m. July 26, 2014, at Copeland Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Dinner to follow at Fort Collins Brewery. Their will be a reception locally on Aug. 30 at the University Club, Moline.
Amber graduated from Moline High School and Illinois State University with a Bachelor's in secondary education and graduated from Walden University, Minneapolis, Minn., with a Master's in Early Childhood Studies. She is employed as a site lead at the Rock Island Arsenal Child Development Center.
Marcel graduated from Alleman High School. He is employed as a union painter for Local 502 with Scott Decorating.


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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
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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