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 is...you!
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.


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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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