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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

Royal Neighbors Veteran Juliet Christenson Honored as 2021 Woman of Influence

October 12th, 2021
Royal Neighbors Veteran Juliet Christenson Honored as 2021 Woman of Influence

Juliet Christenson knows how to win friends and influence people, both on the job and off. Director of Product Strategy and Development at Rock Island-based Royal Neighbors of America, she will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 13 as a Woman of Influence by Women Lead Change (WLC) for the 2021 Leadership Awards, as part of the WLC Quad Cities Conference at the Waterfront Convention Center, Bettendorf. The Women of Influence honorees are one of two new categories along with Emerging Leaders. The 2021 award winners are: ATHENA Leadership Award Honoree, sponsored by Bank of America — ** Elaine Kresse,... Read More

Gather For The Cure Celebrates Survivorship Saturday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

October 1st, 2021
Gather For The Cure Celebrates Survivorship Saturday At Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds

The first Gather for the Cure Event on Saturday, Oct. 2 will help lower the financial barrier leading to essential breast imaging. The first-ever Gather for the Cure event at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds on Oct. 2 will celebrate survivorship, provide education and resources and support the Genesis Voucher Program. “Cost should not be a barrier to accessing what may be life-saving breast imaging,’’ said Diane Koster, Genesis Women’s Health Grant Program Specialist. “Our goal with this event is to bring the Quad-Cities communities back together, to celebrate those who have survived... Read More

Lambert Named September Employee of the Month at Western Illinois University

September 28th, 2021
Lambert Named September Employee of the Month at Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University Director of Creative and Marketing Services Jessica Lambert has been named the Al and Elaine Goldfarb Civil Service Employee of the Month for September 2021. Lambert began working at WIU in 2010 as a Web Specialist I in University Relations. She was reallocated by audit to the title of Webmaster in 2011. In June 2017, her title was changed to Creative Digital Integration Associate and again in August 2017 to Creative and Digital Integration Manager through an audit. She was named to her current title in May 2020. According to Lambert’s nominator, her outreach to... Read More