VFW Post 9128, New Year's Eve celebration


Share
Posted Online: Dec. 17, 2012, 9:55 am
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Press release submitted by VFW Post 9128


This is a local New Year's Eve Celebration surrounding Veterans and their families.

What: Annual Bettendorf Veterans Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 9128 New Year's Eve Celebration

Where: Bettendorf VFW Post Home, 2814 – State Street, Bettendorf

When: Monday, December 31, starts at 5:30 p.m.

Who: Open to the public, especially to ALL Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, Retired, their families.

vfwpost9128@mchsi.com

















 



Local events heading








  Today is Thursday, Aug. 21, the 233rd day of 2014. There are 132 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Sheriff McLaughlin had the misfortune to dislocate his right shoulder some days ago when his carriage upset. He is now able to walk about but has a very sore shoulder.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A kindergarten was started in the downtown district of Rock Island with the Misses Dodie Hawes and Grace Knowlton as teachers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pope Pius X died in Rome.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater was named Esquire.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The J.I. Case Co. plant in Bettendorf will add from 150 to 200 employees by Jan. 1 a spokesman for the company said today. The Bettendorf Works today had a payroll of 1,350, but an increased production schedule will require additional people.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illowa Council Boy Scouts of America reached and passed its campaign goal in a drive that began 14 months ago by raising more than $2.2 million for the expansion of Loud Thunder Reservation near Andalusia.






(More History)