AGE: 51 ADDRESS: Cordova OCCUPATION: Part-time postal worker FAMILY: Fiance David Craigmiles, two children EDUCATION: High school graduate POLITICAL PARTY: Peoples Party OFFICE SOUGHT: Cordova village clerk PRIOR OFFICE: None WHY RUNNING: To provide the residents of Cordova friendly, reliable, and competent service. I have 20 years of customer service experience and knowledge in dealing with all types of situations. I have been volunteering in the community for over six years and am currently acting treasurer of the Cordova Boosters. COMMENTS: I have three goals as village clerk. 1. To provide clear and accurate meeting minutes 2. To provide fast and courteous customer service to all residents 3. To organize and improve information for residents to review via the website and office postings.
Today is Friday, March 7, the 66th day of 2014. There are 299 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat came up to her dock yesterday and was punching away at the ice, which is crowded up against the Iowa shore. 1889 -- 125 years ago: J.C. Bromley, of Rock Island, has received a patent on a steam activated valve. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Major. C.W. Hawes, head clerk of the Modern Woodmen of America, was honored by department chiefs on his 73rd birthday 1939 -- 75 years ago: Mayor Robert Galbraith declared that 75 percent of the people here have talked to "favor construction of Rock Island's new city hall in Spencer Square." 1964 -- 50 years ago: C.H. Langman & Sons, Rock Island, has been awarded the general contract for partial rehabilitation and modernization of the main building at the East Moline State Hospital. The Langman firm bid $424,839. 1989 -- 25 years ago: The cost of living in the Quad-Cities is 6.8 percent less than the average of 260 metropolitan areas.