Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, is scheduled to visit Davenport this afternoon.
A day after her husband spoke in Davenport, Ms. Romney will be at the visited Davenport, his wife, Ann, is scheduled to be at the Davenport Victory Center, 311 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, at 1:25 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m.
Ms. Romney is scheduled to participate in storm relief collection efforts for Hurricane Sandy at the Davenport office. The visit will come between similar stops in Green Bay, Wis., and Cedar Rapids before a Victory Rally at 6 p.m. at the Temple for the Performing Arts in Des Moines.
Today is Saturday, March 8, the 67th day of 2014. There are 298 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: The price of board for single gentlemen occupying rooms in Davenport hotels has been raised to $10 per week. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Dr. J.W. Stewart was elected president of the Rock Island County Bible Society. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. I.O. Nothstein, Rock Island, was named president of the Woman's Home and Foreign Missionary Society of the Twin Cities. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Athel Young, wife of Chic Young, who draws the internationally famous "Blondie" comic strip, has been visiting her mother, Mrs. John Miller, in Rock Island for three weeks. The Youngs' infant son accompanied his mother. 1964 -- 50 years ago: 750 students from 30 northern Illinois high schools will take part in the Class D state finals music contest to be held next Saturday on the Augustana College campus. 1989 -- 25 years ago: A near capacity crowd shook the rafters at Wharton field House in Moline Tuesday night. When the decibel level returned to normal, Alleman's Pioneers had pulled out a 54-49 victory over the Orion Chargers. The win advanced Alleman into the Elite Eight for the first time in 25 years.