MVRBC to hold blood drives in January

Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 3:14 pm
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Press release submitted by the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center.

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will hold blood drives at the following locations in January.
Jan. 3 -- 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Fitness First Plus, MVRBC Donor Bus, 849 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. To donate, call Timarie Proctor, (309) 755-9999.
Jan. 5 -- Churches of Upper Rock Island County, 7:30-11:30 a.m., Saturday, at Countryside Christian Church Gym, 22720 Route 2 & 92, Rapids City. To donate, call Pauline Tomlinson (309) 523-2626.


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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.

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