WQPT, in partnerships with regional media organizations and businesses, is hosting a community-wide effort to collect veteran experiences for inclusion in the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.
"Our goal is to capture as many stories as possible to memorialize the experiences of our area's veterans," said Jamie Lange, who has been leading WQPT's Embracing Our Military initiative.
All veterans are invited to share their stories, which will be recorded Friday, Oct. 23 between 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the following locations:
Center for Active Seniors (CASI)
1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
4011 Avenue of the Cities, Suite 102, Moline, IL
Moline Public Library
3210 41st St., Moline, IL
St. Ambrose University
518 W. Locust St., Davenport, IA
4500 Utica Ridge Rd., Bettendorf, IA
WVIK, Quad Cities NPR
3808 8th Ave., Rock Island, IL
WQPT-Quad Cities PBS at Western Illinois University
3300 River Dr., Moline, IL
Call WQPT at (309) 764-2400 to schedule an appointment at any of the site locations. WQPT is a media service of Western Illinois University.