Network @ Noon March 11

Posted Online: March 07, 2014, 11:41 am
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce.

Learn how to successfully climb the ladder to a leadership position with advice from those who are currently there. Join a panel of successful Young Professionals, as they share their experiences, mistakes, and smartest decisions with us.
Panelists include: Jerry Jones, United Way of the Quad Cities Area; Amanda Crowell, UnityPoint - Trinity; Tom Bowman, Community Health Care; Laura Koop, CASI
Network @ Noon is from11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at Community Health Care, 2750 11th St., Rock Island. Cost is $15 for Young Professionals of the Quad Cities members; $20 for guests.
For information, call 563-823-2659.


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  Today is Wednesday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2014. There are 133 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Quite a number of Negroes have lately been brought here by abolition offers returning from the army in violation of the laws of the state.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Miss Tillie Denkmann, of Rock Island, was making plans to accompany a Davenport family on a tour of Europe.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German advance into Belgium was going apparently without serious check. The American ambassador at Berlin published a denial of the charge that Americans had been ill-treated in Germany.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Seventy-two members of Rock Island High School's 1939 graduating class are preparing to enter college — 34 of them at Augustana.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the oldest buildings in Milan, which for a number of years has housed the Milan Hotel, will be razed to make way for a modern, two-story office structure.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some are blaming it on the sudden influx of insects and the extreme humidity. Still others say the invasion was inspired by a recent movie. But whatever the reason, the Quad-Cities is swarming with bats.

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