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 Tuesday, Oct. 21, the 294th day of 2014. There are 71 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The weather is discouraging for our great Democratic rally tomorrow, but never mind that. Let our Rock Island people show they can make a big procession themselves, rain or shine.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Apparatus arrived for drilling an artesian well on the premises of George Warner's Atlantic Brewery.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army continued its attacks on the allies line near the Belgian coast.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The farm home of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Zachert northwest of Buffalo Prairie, burned to the ground.
1964 -- 50 years ago: WVIK-FM, noncommercial educational radio station at Augustana College, will return to the air tomorrow. The station operates at a power of 10 watts at 90.9 megacycles on the frequency modulation band. The station is operated with a staff of 92 students.
1989 -- 25 years ago: An avenue of lights, 13 Christmas trees strung with more than 44,000 sparkling lights, will expand the Festival of Trees beyond the walls of RiverCenter in downtown Davenport in mid-November.

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