United Way plans to offer free tax preparation on Saturday


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 6:57 pm
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United Way is offering free tax preparation for those with a household income of $57,000 or less through April.
It kicks off with aSuper Saturday event this Saturday at three locations:
— Martin Luther King Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island, 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Walk-ins only.
— Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointment required.
— Friendly House, 1221 Myrtle Street, Davenport, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Appointment required.

To make an appointment, call 2-1-1, (563) 355-9900 or visit unitedwayqc.org/vita.



















 



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1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
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1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
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