QCA Labor-Management Council accepting scholarship applications


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Posted Online: Jan. 16, 2013, 5:09 pm
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The Quad City Area Labor-Management Council (QCALM) is accepting applications through March 29 for two $1,000 scholarships.

Any graduating senior in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois, and Scott, Muscatine and Clinton counties in Iowa, can apply for a scholarship to continue their formal at a four-year college, university, community college or a vocational/technical school.

The scholarships are in the name of I. Weir Sears and the late Louis M. De Frieze, two advocates of Labor-Management cooperation and educational advancement.

QCALM is a not-for-profit 501(3) C organization that promotes cooperation and quality labor-management relations in the Quad-Cities region.

For information and a scholarship application, contact David Buller at (309) 794-9194, bullerd@qcalm.org or visit www.QCALM.org.

The application deadline is March 29, and winners will be notified by April 12. The scholarships will be presented at QCALM's annual awards luncheon on April 19.


















 




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1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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