Trimble Pointe ribbon-cutting July 31

Posted Online: July 11, 2014, 6:39 pm
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MOLINE -- A grand opening for Trimble Pointe at 701 12th St. will be July 31, with a ribbon-cutting at 4:30 p.m.

Public tours of the facility, on the site of the former Irving School, will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 and 3.

Trimble Pointe is the new home of Trimble Funeral Home and Crematory and CityView Celebrations, a licensed reception center for small and medium-sized events and celebrations, with a separate entrance and parking.

The upper level Horizon Room can seat up to 250 for a wedding ceremony, and the lower level can accommodate up to 160 for dinner with a full bar. CityView is available for meetings and celebrations as well as funeral luncheons and hospitality visitations.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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