Free cookout lunch July 24 in Milan

Posted Online: July 21, 2014, 2:14 pm
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Press release submitted by the University of Illinois Extension.

Rock Island County 4-H Teen Hunger Ambassadors invite all ages to a free cookout lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the University of Illinois Extension, 321 W 2nd Ave., Milan.
The teens put together a monthly meal to help those with limited resources enjoy a nourishing meal and fellowship. This month they will be serving BBQ ribs and a variety of summer salads and dessert.
Funding for the meal comes from 4-H Feeding and Growing Communities, Teens for Tomorrow and John Deere.
The 4-H Teen Hunger Ambassadors welcome other teens ages 12 and older who are interested in helping them combat hunger in their local community to get involved. For information on joining the group, contact Diane Baker, 4-H Youth Development Educator, Metro and Military.


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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.

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