Red Cross Opens Shelter in East Moline


In response to flooding on Campbell’s Island, the American Red Cross has now opened a shelter in East Moline:

• Glenview Middle School, 3100 7th Street, East Moline, Ill.
In addition, Red Cross clean-up kits are available at the Red Cross office, 1100 River Drive, Moline between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Those requesting kits should bring a photo ID with them and must be the homeowner of the affected home.

American Red Cross shelters are also open at the following locations. Families seeking shelter are urged to bring bedding and necessary medications with them to the shelter:

• West Central High School, RR 1, Biggsville, Ill.
• Solid Rock Baptist Church, 14041 Locust Street, Wapello, Iowa
• Louisa and Muscatine School, 14354 170th Street, Letts, Iowa
• Keithsburg Christian Church, 2005 Main Street, Keithsburg, Ill.
• New Boston Fire Station, 602 Broadway Street, New Boston, Ill.
• West Burlington High School, 408 W. Van Weiss Blvd, Burlington, Iowa
Red Cross workers have been on the ground in Muscatine and Louisa counties conducting damage assessment to homes affected by flooding. If anyone is in need of Red Cross assistance, they are urged to call (309) 743-2166.


Illinois Migrant Council Health Fair
“Celebrating Life”
 Sunday, June 29, 2008
12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at St.Mary’s Church Moline, 420 10th St.
Health Screenings Include Blood Pressure, Immigration Information, Cancer awareness for woman and men and resources for local and state social services agencies.  For more information you may contact Margie Alaniz or Teresa Mendez at (309) 757-1070.

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