Geneseo Tour of Homes


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 3:41 pm
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Press release submitted by Geneseo Chamber of Commerce


Geneseo Tour of Homes to be Dec. 9, 12:30 - 4 p.m. Be sure to visit the 2012 Tour of Homes! Maple City Florist, 802 S. State Street; James and Stephanie Mattie, 7 Maplewood Drive; Phil and Karen Jordan, 758 Madison Avenue; John and Fran Grier, 217 S. College Avenue; Ryan and Kristen Wilson, 220 Park View Drive (Berly Woods).
Tickets are $10.00 per person and may be purchased in advance at:

C & S Antique Mall
Best Travel
Chamber of Commerce
Central Bank
Farmers National Bank
Blackhawk State Bank
Maple City Florist
Catherine A. Rothschild CPA PC
Charlet, Vandersnick and Associates (Ameriprise)
Or any GALS member.


















 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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