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Iowa’s Cerny Brothers Returning To Play Davenport’s Raccoon Motel

May 18th, 2022
Iowa's Cerny Brothers Returning To Play Davenport's Raccoon Motel

Iowa’s Cerny Brothers have missed you. Won’t you come see them play Davenport’s hottest little downtown indie music joint? They will grace the cozy stage at The Raccoon Motel for TWO SHOWS on Friday May 27th and Saturday May 28th. Tickets are on sale now!  Read More

Home Research Program Coming to the Davenport Public Library

May 18th, 2022
Home Research Program Coming to the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library will host a researching your home program on May 18th |Main |Virtual at 6:30pm. Are you a homeowner curious about your home’s past? Consider attending this program! Join the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center in celebrating National Preservation Month with the Historic Preservation Commission of the City of Davenport by exploring how you can research the history of your home or building with resources from its collections. We will also present examples of home research projects. This program is best suited to adults and teens. To register, visit https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/8869993.  Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces Another $1.6 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Programs at Project NOW

May 18th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces Another $1.6 Million in Federal Funding for Head Start Programs at Project NOW

Today, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Project NOW an additional $1.6 million in federal funding for Head Start programs. Project NOW is a Community Action Agency serving Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties in Illinois. Bustos announced an initial $1.6 million in funds for the organization in February 2022. “For more than 50 years, Project NOW has been working to improve living standards for low-income families and seniors in our community – and their... Read More

Illinois’ Gilda’s Club Offering Palliative Care And Hospice Care Program

May 18th, 2022
Illinois' Gilda's Club Offering Palliative Care And Hospice Care Program

Join Kim Sikorski, RN and Courtney Berntsen of Genesis Health System for a discussion about the differences and similarities between palliative care and hospice care. They will discuss the details of what palliative and hospice care entails, what qualifies a patient for each type of care and when to transition from one to the other. This program is being offered both in-person and virtually through our digital platform, Zoom. Whichever format you prefer, RSVP is required.    Thursday May 19, 2022 12:00 – 1:00 PM UnityPoint Health – Trinity Gilda’s Club Quad Cities 600 John Deere Road,... Read More

Rock Island Student Wins Best Pitch and Best Business Model

May 18th, 2022
Rock Island Student Wins Best Pitch and Best Business Model

The INCubatoredu Entrepreneur and Enterprise Class at Rock Island High School pitched their business models to 5 “sharks” at FINAL PITCH event on Wednesday, May 11 in the Rock Island High School INCubatoredu classroom. Seven entrepreneur projects vied for three awards: Best Pitch Award, Best Business Potential Award, and Best Business Model Award. Teams/Individuals Luxury Lockers: Aden Farrell and Joe Thompson Fracture Sound: Nathan Krug Pocket Coach: App based program to help coaches connect with students and parents. App organizes practices and schedules and acts as a communication... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Bringing The Fun With Summer Reading Programs And Events

May 18th, 2022
Rock Island Public Library Bringing The Fun With Summer Reading Programs And Events

Summer Reading and Events Are Coming! From a special kickoff for all ages at the Quad City Botanical Center on June 1 to special events for campers of all ages, Rock Island Public Library is the place for summer fun! For a heads up on what we’re planning, open (or pick up) our Summer Guide Newsletter, or  check our events calendar.  Details about our Summer Reading Challenge  for ALL ages are linked on our website under About/News & Updates. Choose the linked feature (look for the image above) from our homepage for fast access. Though the Beanstack app is... Read More

Mike and The Moonpies Returns to Iowa’s Raccoon Motel

May 17th, 2022
Mike and The Moonpies Returns to Iowa's Raccoon Motel

Are you ready for some Moonpies??? MIKE AND THE MOONPIES will play Davenport’s Raccoon Motel at Monday, June 6th at 8pm. Tickets are on sale now! For more information and tickets check out www.theraccoonmotel.com!  Read More

David Huckfelt, Pieta Brown, Erik Koskinen, Ray Young Bear Coming To Iowa’s Codfish Hollow

May 17th, 2022
David Huckfelt, Pieta Brown, Erik Koskinen, Ray Young Bear Coming To Iowa's Codfish Hollow

Codfish Hollow Barnstormers Presents: David Huckfelt (of The Pines) with Pieta Brown and Erik Koskinen and Ray Young Bear at 6 p.m. Friday, May 27th, 2022  All our shows are ages 5 and over, we will require proof of full vaccination  (that’s one Johnson & Johnson or two Moderna or Pfizer) in order to attend any Codfish Hollow shows during the 2022 season.  Food and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. The Codfish Hollow Art Gallery will be open, featuring hand-crafted artwork by various local artists. Vendors from the tri-state area will be on hand... Read More

Coal Valley Woman Divya Badri Appears On ‘Jeopardy!’ Last Night

May 17th, 2022
Coal Valley Woman Divya Badri Appears On 'Jeopardy!' Last Night

Coal Valley software developer Divya Badri appeared on “Jeopardy!” Monday night, attempting to win the title and knock off Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Badri and Long were joined by Nick Dee, a photographer from Los Angeles, California. The match started off raging and rocking, as Long showed his days of experience at the buzzer in the “Jeopardy!” round. He finished the first part of the show in the lead with $8,600, followed by Nick Dee with $4,000 and Divya Bardi with $400. However, the squares turned in the next round, “Double Jeopardy!”... Read More

Write It Down!

May 17th, 2022
Write It Down!

What should you have written down for your family and friends to conveniently find it if needed? Bank information? Internet passwords? Mortgage info? Today we talk about how to handle this situation and what things should be easily accessible to friends and family if they need to find them for you. Other Episodes March 24, 2022 Real Estate ... Read More