RIAWC announce applications for scholarships


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Press release submitted by Sharon De Frieze


Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club (RIAWC) announce applications for scholarships

A fundamental principle of the Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club is to generate funds to support philanthropic endeavors within the Quad-Cities metropolitan areas.

The RIAWC Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for Scholarships until March 15, 2013. Interested applicants may download an application from the RIAWC Web-Site, (www.riawc.org). They are also available at the RIAWC Arsenal Attic on Tuesday's or Thursday's from 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m. and the School Support Services Office in Building 110.
Applicants will be notified in mid April and given the Scholarships at a Reception in May.

For Additional information Contact:
Beth Welker bswelker@gmail.com

Completed applications must be sent to:

Rock Island Arsenal Welcome Club
ATTN: Scholarship Chairperson
P.O. Box 848
Bettendorf, IA 52722=848

Applications will not be accepted after March 15, 2013

















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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