Artful Office joins Shoppes on 2nd


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 5:48 pm
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A ribbon-cutting will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at The Artful Office, a new business in The Shoppes on 2nd, a retail incubator at 1700 2nd Ave., Suite 1, Rock Island.
The Artful Office, owned by Nichole Jones, offers items for people who want to turn their office,business, or dorm into meaningful and functional workspace. It includesitems repurposed for the desktop, iPhone and iPad accessories, sustainablepaper supplies, and handmade art prints.
Services available include websiteand social media setup, classes on selling online and setting up afully functioning iPad cash register.
Hours forThe Shoppes on 2nd are11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Shops are closed Sunday and Monday.

















 




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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