Anniversary Information Form

The Dispatch
1720 5th Ave.
Moline, IL 61265
(309) 764-4344


  • Please list the publication date you prefer.
  • Anniversary information should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the celebration date. Please call (309) 757-4964 or (309) 757-4959 after submitting the form
  • online to confirm your request.
  • The first 20 lines of your announcement are free for 25th-year-anniversaries and every five years thereafter. Additional lines are $3.75 each. Anniversaries of 60 years or more are free with a medium size photo in black and white.
  • Announcements for any other year not divisible by five are $3.75 per line.
  • A representative of the newspaper must call you, read your announcement to you and provide an estimated cost. Wording and estimate must be approved before it is published.
  • Medium photographs (1-1/4 by 1-7/8 inches).
  • Large photographs (2-1/2 by 3-3/4 inches).
  • Medium or large color photos cost an additional $30.
  • If a photo is to be used, it must be sent to The Dispatch or submitted via email (see below).
  • Photos sent through the postal service must be sent at the same time that this form is submitted.
  • If you don't have a photo, you can arrange to have one taken in the studio of The Dispatch by calling the telephone number above.
  • Give full, formal names (no nicknames), and complete addresses.



  • Give full, formal names (NO NICKNAMES), and complete addresses.


  • Information must be submitted at least two weeks before the anniversary event.


Anniversary Information
Anniversary being noted
Couple's name
Couple's Address
City
State
Zip
 
Event Information
To be honored at event?
(open house, family dinner, surprise party, or reception)
Time
Date
Place
Are all relatives and friends invited? Yes   No
Will gifts be permitted? Yes   No
Additional comments
 
Marriage Information
First name and maiden name of Mrs.
Her hometown at time of marriage
Husband's hometown at time of marriage
Date of marriage
Place of marriage
(church, parsonage, temple, private home, etc. include city and state)
Children's names and hometowns
(use married daughters by their own first names)
Number of grandchildren
Number of great-grandchildren
 
Additional Information
Place of employment of Mr.
Position of Mr.
If retired, when?
How long employed there?
Place of employment of Mrs.
Position of Mrs.
If retired, when?
How long employed there?
Church membership of couple
(name of church and city)
Additional Information about the anniversary
 
 Photograph Information
Photograph Submitted?
Tiff or jpeg file sent to: socialnews@qconline.com
File on my computer:
Made arrangements for a photo taken by the Dispatch/Argus


Mailed to The Dispatch/Argus.  Photographs submitted via regular mail must be accompanied by a self-addressed, stamped envelope if desired to be returned.

No, I am not submitting a photograph. 
I would like my photo to be published:
Medium, in black and white (adds 11 lines to the announcement).
Large, in black and white (adds 30 lines to the announcement).
Medium, in color (adds 11 lines to the announcement plus $30 surcharge).
Large, in color (adds 30 lines to the announcement plus $30 surcharge).
 
Billing Information
Billing Name
Address
Daytime Phone
Home Phone
City
State
Zip
Email Address
Desired Publication Date
 
Your The Form is Now Complete!
  


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