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


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.

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