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Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

June 1st, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

Today, during a House Agriculture Committee markup, Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped advance six bipartisan bills to combat inflation, promote competition and shore up ag supply chains. Among the legislation passed was the Strengthening the Agriculture and Food Supply Chain Act, cosponsored by Bustos to create a dedicated task force focused on resolving issues in the food supply chain that are increasing prices for consumers. “As consumers struggle with rising food prices, it’s essential that we address the issues in our supply chains that are driving up costs,” said Congresswoman... Read More

Looking For A Great Iowa Soccer Club For Your Child? You’ll Get A Kick Out Of Quad City Strikers!

May 31st, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

Quad City Strikers will be holding tryouts for all of their teams in June! Strikers offers a family-friendly environment, excellent certified coaches, competitive highly-ranked teams and the lowest fees of any team in the Quad-Cities! Tryouts are June 6-7 for children U9-U13 (birth year 2014-2010) at Davenport Soccer Complex, fields 1, 2, 12 and 13. Tryouts are June 13-14 for children U14-U17 (birth year 2009-2006) on fields 1, 2, and 3 at Davenport Soccer Complex. Interested in learning more? Check out Meet the Strikers Night on field 1 at Davenport Soccer Complex starting at 4:45 p.m. June 9... Read More

Iowa Businesses seek employees at IowaWORKS job fairs

May 31st, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

IowaWORKS, has announced a series of hiring events for the week of May 30, virtually and in Muscatine, Iowa. The line-up of Job Fairs this week are: Wednesday, June 1 – Home Base Iowa – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  – This virtual Job Fair is an opportunity for veterans and their spouses to meet virtually with employers across the state about the wide variety of opportunities available.  Thursday, June 2 – Walk in Muscatine Job Fair – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – at Muscatine High School Van Hecke Center – 2705 Cedar Street. Muscatine, Iowa , Employers include: ... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces Nearly $1.5 Million for Students Pursuing Secondary Education

May 30th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that nearly $1.5 million in federal grants from the U.S Department of Education have been awarded to Highland Community College, Carl Sandburg College, Rock Valley College and Illinois Central College through the Upward Bound Grant Program. “Our students deserve access to the tools and resources they need to reach their goals,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m excited to announce that Highland Community College, Carl Sandburg College, Rock Valley College and Illinois Central... Read More

Iowa Workers Looking For Jobs? Greater Muscatine Chamber Of Commerce Holding Job Fair Thursday

May 30th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with Davenport IowaWORKS invites local businesses and job seekers to participate in a Job Fair! Businesses can still register before Tuesday, May 31st at: muscatine.com/jobfair  Read More

Iowa’s Rhythm City Casino Raises $36,500 for Make-A-Wish

May 29th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

Rhythm City Casino is proud to announce the success of our Donate & Play Promotion for Make-A-Wish Iowa! Through the generous donations of our incredible guests, we were able to present a check to Make-A-Wish for $36,500 to help make the wishes of kids in need come true! We chose Make-A-Wish for our donations because of their steadfast devotion to their incredible mission. “A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness,” they said on their website. “This one belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish.” Make-A-Wish has received their donation and... Read More

Bettendorf Community School District Announces New Administrators For 2022-23 Year

May 29th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

The Bettendorf Community School District is announcing recent selections for district administrators beginning their new positions for the 2022-2023 school year. Jillian Bresnan Principal Grant Wood Elementary   We are pleased to announce that Jillian Bresnan has been selected as the Grant Wood Elementary Principal beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, pending board approval. Bresnan is currently the middle school dean of students at Cardinal Academy in the Maquoketa Community School District. She has also served as an instructional coach and high school English teacher. Bresnan received... Read More

Celebrate National Burger Day With Our Local Restaurant Listings Of The Quad-Cities’ Best Burger Joints!

May 28th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

It’s National Burger Day! So why not indulge yourself with a big, fat, juicy burger? Yup, it’s a beautiful day, the smells of grills are wafting through the air, and we at your freewheelin’, magical site for entertainment and features, QuadCities.com know what you need. That’s right, some juicy tips on how you can get a damn fine burger here in the Quads. Whether you’re looking for an awesome pub-style patty off the grill or something off the wall, we’ve got the beef – that’s because we’ve got a beefy listing of local restaurants offering carry-out, delivery, and pickup where... Read More

WVIK Debuting These Interesting Times Podcast

May 26th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

WVIK, Quad Cities NPR and the Midwest Writing Center have teamed up to produce a new podcast that examines the tumultuous time that was 2020. These Interesting Times, named after the MWC collection published in 2021, features 47 local writers reading pieces based on their experiences weathering the global pandemic. The podcast will be featured on the QuadCities.com podcast hub, and other forums. “2020 was a disaster…” reads the back cover of These Interesting Times. “In these moving and eloquent essays and poems, stories and artwork writers and artists of the Quad Cities report on the... Read More

Downtown Rock Island awarded State of Illinois grant for Arts Alley

May 25th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Advances Legislation Against Inflation, Promoting Competition and Ensuring Supply Chain Resiliency

Arts Alley, the public alleyway at 1719 2nd Ave. in Downtown Rock Island, will undergo a major facelift thanks to a $267,181 grant award to the Quad Cities Chamber and City of Rock Island from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).   “These types of statewide grant programs are extremely competitive, so it’s exciting to see the State of Illinois recognize and support our ongoing efforts to revitalize Downtown Rock Island through this award,” said Jack Cullen, Director, Downtown Rock Island for the Chamber. “Arts Alley is a unique but underutilized shared... Read More