The Living and Learning Series April 26


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Press release submitted by Vicki Coutant


Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging presents
The Living and Learning Series:
Transportation Options for Seniors

Rock Island - Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging sponsors the Living and Learning series of free educational sessions covering various topics, designed for senior citizens, caregivers, and any others who are interested. Join Craig Harper as he discusses how to use different transportation options available in our area– RIM, Senior Transportation, and MetroLink. After the presentation, interested participants are invited on a ride-along to help familiarize themselves with one of the options available to them.

Friday, April 26, 2013
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging
729 - 34th Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois 61201
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Please contact Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging, (309) 793-6800, for registration and more information.

The Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is a non-profit corporation created for the purpose of improving the quality of life for older Americans. The specific objectives of the agency are threefold: to enable older adults to live in their own homes as long as possible with appropriate supportive services; to remove individual and social barriers to economic and personal independence for older persons including the provision of opportunities for employment and volunteer activities; and to act as an advocate for older persons in developing community resources for the aged throughout the ten county area while providing a comprehensive service network. Counties included in the agency's jurisdiction are Bureau, Henderson, Henry, Knox, LaSalle, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren. E.O.E.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

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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