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What’s The Good News For January, Quad-Cities?

January 18th, 2022
What's The Good News For January, Quad-Cities?

The weather outside is frightful, but the good news is so delightful! We’re back again with What’s The Good News, our team-up every month with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live” to highlight some of the great news going on in and around the Quad-Cities! So, what’s the good news for January, Quad-Cities? Glad you asked! Rock Island Math And Science Helps QC Paws Rock Island Center for Math & Science raised $1,000 for QC Paws through its Leader in Me service project “Cause for 4 Paws”! Students and staff raised funds through various fundraisers the school held and presented... Read More

Tickets On Sale Today For MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament In Moline

December 17th, 2021
Tickets On Sale Today For MVC Women's Basketball Tournament In Moline

Visit Quad Cities announced today the tickets for the 2022 Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Wom­en’s Basketball Tournament at the TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive in downtown Moline, Illinois, on March 10-13, 2022, will go on sale Friday, December 17.  The MVC, in its 115th season, is the nation’s second-oldest NCAA Division I conference and is recognized as one of the most progressive athletic leagues in the country. This annual tournament features teams from each of the Con­ference member institutions. The tournament determines which Valley team receives an automatic bid to the NCAA... Read More

What’s The Good News For December, Quad-Cities?

December 13th, 2021
What's The Good News For December, Quad-Cities?

Happy holidays! In our stocking this month, in this season of giving and positive vibes, we’ve got a lot of great news about awesome things happening in the Quad-Cities! And every month, in conjunction with our friends at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we at QuadCities.com present What’s The Good News, a rundown of some of the great things going on in and around the Q-Cs. So what’s the good news for December? Here ya go! Merry Christmas! Group O Building State-Of-The-Art Project For World’s Largest Silicone Producer One of the world’s largest producers of silicones has selected... Read More

Support the Little Black Dress Initiative

November 30th, 2021
Support the Little Black Dress Initiative

So, what exactly is the Little Black Dress Initiative? Founded in 2014 by Junior League of London, LBDI is a week-long awareness campaign that harnesses the power of social media to illustrate the restrictions poverty places on choices, opportunities and access to resources. Junior League of the Quad Cities members will wear the same black dress/outfit for 5 consecutive days November 29 through December 3. By doing this, we hope to open up conversations about the obstacles that women have when it comes to getting mental health services. Our goal is to raise $1750 to add to the Vera French Foundation... Read More

NEW CONCERT ALERT! Gladys Knight Coming To Rhythm City Casino In Davenport

November 29th, 2021
NEW CONCERT ALERT! Gladys Knight Coming To Rhythm City Casino In Davenport

Seven-time Grammy Award-winning artist, Gladys Knight, who was named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the 100 greatest singers of all time will perform live Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. at Rhythm City Casino Resort Event Center, 7077 Elmore Ave., Davenport. Tickets for the Rhythm City concert (originally scheduled for July 10, 2020) are $55, $65, $80 and $125, plus taxes and additional fees (fees are waived when tickets are purchased at The Market gift shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort. Tickets may be purchased online at rhythmcitycasino.com, by calling 844-852-4FUN or in person at The Market gift... Read More

The Macomb Feminist Network’s Writing Women into History 2022 Award: Call for Nominations

November 18th, 2021
The Macomb Feminist Network’s Writing Women into History 2022 Award: Call for Nominations

The Macomb Feminist Network is currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Writing Women into History awards. The awards, established in 2010, honor, promote and expand knowledge of the extraordinary contributions individual women have made in shaping and strengthening the local community. Women eligible to be nominated for this award must meet the following criteria: (a) have resided in McDonough County, (b) have been exceptional role models and (c) have made extraordinary contributions within the local communitythrough their initiatives, advocacy and/or engagement. Any community member may submit... Read More

New Independent Business Journal Launches in the Quad Cities

November 6th, 2021
New Independent Business Journal Launches in the Quad Cities

The Corridor Media Group, Inc., publisher of the weekly Corridor Business Journal (CBJ), will be launching a new Quad Cities Regional Business Journal (QCBJ) in the coming weeks. The new business journal will cover local and regional business news in the greater Quad Cities area including the counties of Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer in Illinois, and Scott, Clinton, and Muscatine counties in Iowa. The news content will be distributed through daily e-mail newsletters, a dynamic website and its flagship, a bi-weekly (26/annually) printed publication. The QCBJ newsroom will be led by Editor Jennifer... Read More

Only TWO More Chances To See ‘Disenchanted’ At Rock Island’s Circa ’21

November 3rd, 2021
Only TWO More Chances To See 'Disenchanted' At Rock Island's Circa '21

There are only TWO more chances to see “Disenchanted” at Circa ’21 in Rock Island — today and Friday! “Disenchanted!” runs through Nov. 6 and has scheduled performances on Wednesday and Friday evenings at 7:45 p.m., and Wednesday matinées at 1:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $56.55 for the evening dinner-and-show productions and $49.73 for the plated-lunch matinées. Reservations are available through the Circa ’21 ticket office. Contact the theater at 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island or by calling 309-786-7733 ext. 2. Due to state requirements, masks must be worn by all Circa... Read More

Quad Cities-Area Women to Speak Up About Heart Disease Tonight

October 28th, 2021
Quad Cities-Area Women to Speak Up About Heart Disease Tonight

Hundreds of women (and men) are expected to attend the annual Quad Cities Go Red for Women Event on October 28 to raise funds to fight heart disease and stroke, the #1 killer of women. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. at Waterfront Convention Center. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s nationwide movement that celebrates the energy, passion and power of women banding together to wipe out heart disease, the number one killer of women. The event includes an engaging and entertaining program, story from a local heart survivor, a heart-healthy dinner, silent auction, and other  opportunities... Read More

“Standing (on) Her Ground: Native American Women & Land Claims in Eastern Iowa” at the Davenport Public Library

October 27th, 2021
“Standing (on) Her Ground: Native American Women & Land Claims in Eastern Iowa” at the Davenport Public Library

Many Quad Citians who know of the Black Hawk War of 1832 may assume that the Sauk and Meskwaki people were forced far to the West after the war. While these tribal nations did sustain massive land losses after the war, Native people remained in the area for years, and of these, a significant number–many of them women–pursued land claims as individuals. Join us Thursday, November 4th at 6:30 pm at Fairmount St. (3000 N. Fairmount St.) for “Standing (on) Her Ground: Native American Women & Land Claims in Eastern Iowa” presented by Dr. Jane Simonsen of Augustana College. This presentation... Read More