Sharon Andresen, a leader in the restoration of Bettendorf's historic Forest Grove School, has been having fun these days listening to former students share their memories of the school.
"I always tell these cherished folks, 'I can help restore the building, but only you can tell the stories,'" she said. "And that's what's important to bring the life back."
Andresen tries to tag along as Moline filmmakers Kelly and Tammy Rundle of Fourth Wall Films interview former students, now between the ages of 65 and 98. Their video-recorded stories will be part of an interpretive program when the restored school, which closed in 1975, opens as a museum.
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Join in the fun at the fourth annual Trivia Night and live pie auction at the Golden Leaf Banquet and Convention Center, 2902 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa on Friday, February 19, 2016. Doors open at 6 p.m. with trivia beginning at 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person or $80 per table, payable at the door.
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