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Moline’s WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

June 13th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

WQPT is excited to welcome Melissa Gravert to fill our vital educational outreach position. Melissa will oversee our outreach initiative and activities, Summer of Possibilities library visits, First book Club, Ambassador program and community outreach. Ms.Gravert brings a wealth of experience to WQPT. She received her Master of Science Education in Elementary Education from Marshall University in West Virginia, and also has degrees from Western Illinois University and Scott Community College. Most recently she was a teacher and librarian at Washington Elementary in Moline. In 2012 she served as... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Urges Department of Commerce to Prioritize Rural America with Supply Chain and Innovation Investments

June 10th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

Today, the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), led by Rural Reinvestment Task Force Co-Chairs Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Cindy Axne (IA-03), wrote to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo urging the Department to ensure rural America is a top priority when distributing funds and resources made available in the bipartisan innovation legislation. New Dems are continuing to push for swift action on a final bipartisan innovation bill that will strengthen supply chains, spur innovation, invest in research and strengthen American leadership.  Bustos and her colleagues will continue working to ensure this legislation... Read More

Western Illinois University Releases New Covid Protocols For Students And Staff

June 9th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

From: WIU Office of Risk Management Subject: WIU COVID-19 Summer Updates Please find the latest updates and information regarding COVID-19 protocols at Western Illinois University. Face Coverings Effective Wednesday, May 18, 2022, face coverings are now optional on WIU’s campuses* (see exceptions below). All members of the University community are still expected to keep a face covering available, and are expected to comply with a request to wear a face covering. COVID-19 related building signage will be removed. Updated signage will be posted prior to the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester. *... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces More Than $1.2 Million for Snow Removal Equipment at Quad Cities International Airport

June 9th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Quad Cities International Airport will receive more than $1.2 million in funding through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program. The funding will be used to replace several existing large surface brooms. “In Northwest and Central Illinois, snow removal is essential to the safety and efficiency of our airports,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m thrilled to announce that more than $1.2 million in federal funding will be coming to the Quad Cities... Read More

Looking For A Job? Iowa Job Seekers Can Check Out Job Search Events

June 8th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

Quad City businesses seek employees at “Opportunity Knocks Monday,” an IowaWORKS job fair taking place each Monday. IowaWORKS, will host “Opportunity Knocks Monday” June 13, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1801A East Kimberly Road, Davenport.   The lineup of employers for June 13 are:  Walmart – Hiring for online personal shoppers, cashiers, baker/deli attendant and janitorial. Amentum – Hiring for HVAC, plumbers, pipefitters, and electricians. Naeve Family Beef – Hiring for hourly fabrication and harvest positions. Hotel Blackhawk – Hiring... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights Nearly $48 Million in Biofuel Producers Relief

June 7th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded nearly $48 million in relief grants that will benefit producers in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Oregon. The grants, awarded through USDA Rural Development’s Biofuel Producer’s Relief Program, will be used to help biofuel producers recover from unexpected market losses suffered as a result of COVID-19. “The COVID-19 pandemic hit nearly every sector of our economy – including our biofuel producers in Northwest and Central Illinois,” said Congresswoman Bustos.... Read More

Genesis Health System, Silvis, hosts Grand Opening for the new Center for Breast Health

June 7th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

Genesis is hosting a Community Open House for the newly remodeled Genesis Center for Breast Health (CBH) location within the Genesis Medical Center, Silvis campus on Thursday, June 9. There will be tours available, and prospective patients can meet the providers from 4 to 6 p.m. The state-of-the-art facility offers comprehensive breast care, including screening, diagnosis, biopsies, and surgery. It is also the first Genesis location in Illinois to offer Breast MRI. Genesis breast health centers provide the most advanced breast imaging tools available, including 3D mammography, breast ultrasound,... Read More

Western Illinois University Dual Enrollment Program: A STEM Experience

June 7th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Quad Cities region students interested in preparing for four-year programs in science, technology, engineering or mathematics-related (STEM) fields have a new opportunity to take university courses while they are still enrolled in high school. Students can get a jump start on university STEM-related courses and prepare for university-based academic programs in science, engineering, mathematics and more. Students have the opportunity to engage in coursework on campus and online, meet faculty and students, and take advantage of tuition discount and the 4-year guarantee if they... Read More

Need Meal Assistance Over The Summer? Rock Island Schools Can Help!

June 6th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

The Rock Island-Milan School District is offering breakfast and lunch at no cost to children under the age of 18 in June and July, regardless of income level or school district boundary area. Meals will be offered at Rock Island High School (1400 25th Avenue) from June 2 -29. Breakfast is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and Lunch is from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Meals must be consumed on site. Meals will be available at the locations below starting Monday, June 13 through Friday, July 14. Breakfast is from 9:00-9:30 a.m. and lunch is from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Meals must be consumed... Read More

Iowa Athletes Looking To Get An Edge? Sign Up For Summer Camps Today!

June 6th, 2022
Moline's WQPT Welcomes Melissa Gravert To Fill Educational Outreach Position

Just a few more days of school remaining! What is your athlete doing this summer to become faster, stronger, and more durable? If you have not signed your athlete(s) up for one of our Athlete U Summer Camps, NOW is the time to do so! We will have 3 different camp options this summer to better fit what goals are in mind for your athlete(s). Wanting to learn proper lifting techniques, weight room etiquette, improve body mechanics?! Sign up for our Strength Camp! Looking to improve your vertical leap and develop lower body stability and strength?! Our performance camp is the camp to choose! Have... Read More