March Leadercast set for Friday in Davenport

Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 6:47 pm
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The March Chick-fil-A Leadercast will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the St. Ambrose Downtown Education Center, 331 W. 3rd St., Davenport.

A video of Andy Stanley's presentation at the national leadership event in 2012 will be shown. Mr. Stanley is a leadership expert and author.

The Lunch & Learn event is sponsored by Results Marketing and St. Ambrose University. Cost to attend is $15 and includes lunch from Chick-fil-A. To register or for more information, call Marcia Brandt of Results Marketing at 563-322-2065 or email


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1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.

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