Register today for Day of Caring

Posted Online: Aug. 13, 2014, 3:15 pm
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Press release submitted by United Way

What the Quad Cities needs!
There are still spots left for the Day of Caring. Register today to read to children, serve meals and build the strength of the Quad Cities!
Campaign Kickoff - August 20, 8 - 9 a.m.
Start your day off with a continental breakfast at the RiverCenter. Register now for the Campaign Kickoff from 8 - 9 a.m.
Day of Caring - August 20
Many classrooms are still in need of volunteer readers. Register today to give just a few hours to help local children! Registration deadline is August 14.
Questions? Contact Amy Daniels or call her at 563.344.0344.
Great things happen when we Live United!
*Please note, projects are on a first come, first served basis.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.

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