Letter: Ald. Turner backs Acri, others for Moline Council


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Posted Online: April 03, 2013, 2:59 pm
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Once again the privilege of voting is before us.

Even though this is considered a "smaller" election your vote Tuesday is still very important. Your vote is your voice for shaping how your community is run.
That is why in Moline I support Scott Raes for mayor, David Parker 2nd Ward, Dick Brown 4th Ward, Kevin Schoonmaker, 6th Ward and Stephanie Acri, alderman at-large. All the candidates have shown dedication for our community and have the best interest of citizens.

I especially appreciate having the talents of Stephanie on the council. Her business experience, knowledge of contracts and community service gives her a prospective for making decisions to benefit Moline as a whole. Personally speaking, I also appreciate having another woman's viewpoint on city council. Remember to vote!

Lori Turner,
5th Ward alderman,
Moline



















 




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1889 — 125 years ago: J.B. Lidders, past captain of Beardsley Camp, Sons of Veterans, returned from Paterson, N.Y., where he attended the National Sons of Veterans encampments.
1914 — 100 years ago: President Wilson announced that he had received from the imperial chancellor of Germany a noncommittal reply to his inquiry into a report that the emperor was willing to discuss terms of peace.
1939 — 75 years ago: Delegates at the Illinois Conference of the Methodist Church in Springfield voted to raise the minimum pay of ministers so that every pastor would get at least $1,000 annually.
1964 — 50 years ago: An audience of more than 2,600 persons jammed into the Davenport RKO Orpheum theater with a shoe horn feasted on a Miller-Diller evening that was a killer night. Phyllis Diller sent the audience with her offbeat humor. And send them she did! It was Miss Diller's third appearance in the Quad-Cities area.
1989 — 25 years ago: A few years ago, a vacant lot on 7th Avenue and 14th Street in Rock Island was a community nuisance. Weeds grew as high 18 inches. Today, the lot has a new face, thanks to Michael and Sheila Rind and other neighbors who helped them turn it into a park three weeks ago.





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