Rules of the Road Course for all citizens in Moline area


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Posted Online: Feb. 13, 2013, 12:44 pm
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Press release submitted by Illinois Secretary of State


Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with Rock Island County Senior Center, is offering a Rules of the Road Review Course for all citizens in the Rock Island area. The course is free to anyone who wishes to attend.

The purpose of the course is to help participants pass the Illinois driver's license renewal examination. The course prepares applicants for the general written and road examinations, and also provides information on the vision screening.

The Rules of the Road Review Course will be held at:
Rock Island County Senior Center, 2221 11th St., Rock Island, 61201

Date: 03/06/2013 Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
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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