Originally Posted Online: Oct. 08, 2012, 6:32 pm
Last Updated: Oct. 08, 2012, 9:07 pm

Rock Island honors the 'Hot Dog Lady'

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Still clutching her proclamation certificate Joan Hill hugs her friend, Carl McClaskey, in The District in Rock Island on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley officially proclaimed Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, as Joan Hill, the “Hot Dog Lady,” day in recognition of Ms. Hill's 20 years serving lunch to thousands from her hot dog cart. Friday will be Ms. Hill's final day serving lunch in The District before she retires from the job.

Still clutching her proclamation certificate Joan Hill hugs her friend, Carl McClaskey, in The District in Rock Island on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.

Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley officially proclaimed Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, as Joan Hill, the “Hot Dog Lady,” day in honor of Ms. Hill's 20 years serving lunch to thousands from her hot dog cart.

Friday will be Ms. Hill's final day serving lunch in The District before she retires from the job.