Moline mayor to give State of the City address Monday


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 7:06 pm
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By Dawn Neuses, dneuses@qconline.com
Moline Mayor Don Welvaert will give a State of the City address on Monday during aMoline Rotary and Kiwanis meeting at the i wireless Center.

The event is open to the public. Mayor Welvaert's address begins at 12:30 p.m. in the conference center at 1201 River Drive, Moline.

He will give an overview of the city's achievements in 2012 and highlight future projects.

An optional luncheon is at 11:45 a.m. Members of the public who want to join the luncheon need to register by 5 p.m. on Thursday by calling Nick Norman at (563) 349-3271. Cost is $25 and can be paid at the door.
























 



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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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