VanVooren-Mills Engagement

Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 1:05 pm
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Announcement is made of the engagement of Stephanie VanVooren and David Mills, Chicago. She is the daughter of Dan VanVooren and Lori VanderVinne, Moline. He is the son of Jack and Bette Mills, Shipman, Ill.
Relatives and friends are invited to the ceremony at 3:30 p.m. June 22, 2013, at Humboldt Park, Chicago.
Stephanie graduated from Moline High School, attended Illinois State University and received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Methodist College of Nursing. She is employed at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
David graduated from Southwestern High School, Illinois College with a bachelor's in accounting and DePaul University with a master's in finance. He is employed as chief financial officer with Willis Stein and Partners.


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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.
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