Quantcast
   
Thursday - February 2, 2023
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Rock Island Names Parent/Guardian, Student, And School Of The Month

February 1st, 2023
Rock Island Names Parent/Guardian, Student, And School Of The Month

The district’s F.A.C.E team selects a parent/guardian and school each month that goes above and beyond! F.A.C.E (Family and Community Engagement) has started a new initiative to recognize parents/guardians and a RIMSD school who are making a positive impact in our school district and community. Parent/Guardian of the Month Schools can nominate a parent/guarding who goes above and beyond to support the needs of children, our school, and/or our community. The winner receives a gift card, a bunt cake, and a sign that can display outside their residence. Jason Garza –  nominated... Read More

Army National Guard Holding Medical Fair For Illinois And Iowa Students

February 1st, 2023
Army National Guard Holding Medical Fair For Illinois And Iowa Students

The Army National Guard is hosting a Medical Fair on February 7th, 2023 at 9 AM, to introduce students to a variety of military and civilian medical professions. The Intro to Health Careers Class will be attending this event. If your student is not currently taking this course and is interested in attending this exploration experience, please have them keep an eye on their email for a sign up this week.  Read More

Illinois Covid State Of Emergency Coming To An End?

February 1st, 2023
Illinois Covid State Of Emergency Coming To An End?

At long last, the state of emergency due to covid-19 is coming to an end in Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced in a statement Tuesday that the statewide public health emergency declaration will end on May 11, in line with Joe Biden’s announcement that the federal government state of emergency will end that same day. This isn’t to say that covid numbers have hit zero or that the virus is a thing of the past. Despite all its mitigations, Illinois remains a hotbed for covid spread in some spots, according to the National Academy for State Health Policy, which has been tracking each... Read More

Quad City Engineering And Science Council Offering Scholarships For Illinois, Iowa Students

February 1st, 2023
Quad City Engineering And Science Council Offering Scholarships For Illinois, Iowa Students

Quad City Engineering & Science Council is offering scholarships for high school seniors pursuing a STEM Career. Students must be a resident of Mercer, Rock Island, Henry, Whiteside, Carroll, Knox, or Lee county in Illinois, or Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa County in Iowa. They must plan to study for a STEM related degree (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) at either an accredited four-year college or university, an associate degree at a community or junior college, or a skilled trades certification. Applications can be found at https://qcesc.org/for- students/#Scholarships  Read More

Want To Learn About Opera? Check Out New Bettendorf Public Library Opera 101 Series

February 1st, 2023
Want To Learn About Opera? Check Out New Bettendorf Public Library Opera 101 Series

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting free musical programs designed to introduce listeners to the beauty of classical singing. From January through May, Opera Quad Cities will be offering monthly introductory experiences with classical singing at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf.   The mission of Opera Quad Cities is to bring the art of classical singing to everyone. This Opera “101” series is a cooperative venture between the Bettendorf Public Library and Opera Quad Cities. The programs are designed to let the audience discover how... Read More

Davenport’s Common Chord Introduces Two New Staff Members

February 1st, 2023
Davenport's Common Chord Introduces Two New Staff Members

The board of directors and staff of Common Chord are introducing two additions to the nonprofit’s staff. SteveAhrens assumes the newly–created role of Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Angela Fisher serves as theorganization’s new Events Manager.“Common Chord has experienced significant growth and evolution in recent years, and we have greatlyexpanded our community impact during that time,” said Tyson Danner, Executive Director. “These positionsrepresent our commitment to continuing that growth trajectory and expanding our programming and overallorganizational strength.” Ahrens... Read More

Western Illinois University School of Nursing Receives Warmer Donation

February 1st, 2023
Western Illinois University School of Nursing Receives Warmer Donation

Western Illinois University’s School of Nursing has received a donation of a simulated infant warmer from Memorial Hospital in Carthage, IL. A newborn radiant infant warmer, along with newborn nursing supplies, were donated to the WIU School of Nursing after the recent closure of the Carthage hospital’s obstetrics department. A simulated infant warmer typically costs about $5,000. WIU Nursing Resource Center Coordinator Danielle Knowles connected with the hospital upon hearing its obstetrical department was closing. Knowles reached out to Dina Schaller, a department head at the hospital,... Read More

Bettendorf Public Library offering string art workshop with High Strung by 3M

January 31st, 2023
Bettendorf Public Library offering string art workshop with High Strung by 3M

The Bettendorf Public Library is hosting an expert-led class on Thursday, February 9th at 6:00 PM. The Creation Studio Workshop: String Art will be led by Mindy Mathews of High Strung by 3M. The program is open to participant ages 16 through adult and will be held at the Bettendorf Public Library located at 2950 Learning Campus Dr. in Bettendorf. Registration is required to participant in this free workshop and can be made at https://events.bettendorflibrary.com/event/7806428 or by contacting the Library at 563-344-4175. Mindy Mathews, of High Strung by 3M started her art form as a hobby and... Read More

Two community members join Quad Cities Community Foundation board

January 31st, 2023
Two community members join Quad Cities Community Foundation board

QUAD CITIES, Iowa / Illinois—The Quad Cities Community Foundation is welcoming two new members to its board of directors. With unique perspectives, professional expertise, and connections in the community, the new members will be important leaders in the Community Foundation’s efforts to transform the region through the generosity of donors this year. “We are so fortunate to have a board of directors that doesn’t just believe in our mission but has an ambitious vision for our Quad Cities community,” said Sue Hafkemeyer, president and CEO of the Community Foundation. “I’m grateful... Read More

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Named to House Agriculture & Science, Space, & Technology Committees

January 31st, 2023
Illinois Congressman Sorensen Named to House Agriculture & Science, Space, & Technology Committees

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) announced that he has been named to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for the 118th Congress. “Being named to these House committees puts me in the best position to advocate for Central and Northwest Illinois,” said Sorensen. “On the Agriculture committee, I will be our farmer’s trusted voice in Congress, making sure they have support to expand markets for their agricultural goods and ensure their way of live is sustainable for generations to come. On the Science, Space, and Technology... Read More