Tri-City Trail Riders 2013 rides

Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 2:32 pm
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Press release submitted by Sally J Johnson


April 20th & 21st – Rockwood State Park - Morrison, IL.
Sat. & Sun. 1:00pm
Contact: Bob Snodgrass

May 25th – Rockwood State Park – Morrison, IL.
Sat. 10:00am & 2:00pm
Contact: Randy & Debbie DeBoer
815-631-5310 or 815-499-9103

June 29th & 30th - Loud Thunder- Andalusia, IL.
Sat. 1:00pm Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Willie & Cathy Hemm
309-781-2128 or 309-523-9413

June 29th - Hooppole Fun Day Parade
Line up 9:30am Parade 10:00am
Contact: Pam Stout @ 815-948-2401 or 309-507-0201

July 13th & 14th - Franklin Creek State Park - Franklin Grove, IL..
Sat. 1:00pm & Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Randy & Debbie DeBoer
815-631-5310 or 815-499-9103

Aug. 25th – Rockwood State Park - Morrison, IL.
Whiteside County Mounted Patrol Ride
Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Randy DeBoer

Sept. 7th & 8th - Franklin Creek State Park - Franklin Grove, IL.
Sat. & Sun. 10:00am
Contact: Michael & Maria Noble

Oct. 27th - Johnson Farm - Hooppole, IL.
Sun. 10:00am Costume Ride Potluck/Meeting to follow
Contact: Denny & Sally Johnson
815-499-0278 or 815-631-7281

Nov. 16th - Prophetstown Christmas Parade
Line up 5:30pm Parade 6:00pm
Contact: Randy DeBoer


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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.

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