ARISE News

Interview with Rudy Daniels

Rudy Daniels is the speaker this Sunday, March 15, 2 pm at American Legion Memorial Building (the Armory). Get acquainted with him as he visits with Jim Field.  Hear him at kjan.com, click on Programs and then Heartbeat Today. Rudy is a terrific…

Military Hats and Helmets

Hats do more than cover heads. They might indicate the outdoor temperature, or identify an organization, an occupation or more about the wearer. In the U. S. Military, hats also indicate time of service, the branch of service, and rank. There are over…

A HISTORY LESSON IN MINUTES

Small things make great events according to Rudy Daniels. From the Russian Revolution to Pearl Harbor, mistakes made resulted in life-changing events. Supposedly insignificant and unplanned happenings caused the English colonizing of America, the American Revolution, and assassinations of Lincoln and others. Incredible…

Past President to Visit Atlantic

PAST PRESIDENT TO VISIT ATLANTIC Abraham Lincoln will be at the American Legion Memorial Building on Sunday, February 19 at 2 pm. His visit is sponsored by Atlantic Rock Island Society Enterprise (ARISE). His presentation will be followed by time for questions, visiting…

The Memorial Hall – Before and After

The Memorial Hall measures 22 feet by 69 feet for a total of 1,760 square feet (including stair landings and other spaces).  It is on the lower level of the American Legion Memorial Building, which is approximately four feet below exterior grade.  An…