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Looking To Adopt A Cute Kitty? Meet Lucy, Our Pet Of The Week!

July 29th, 2021
Looking To Adopt A Cute Kitty? Meet Lucy, Our Pet Of The Week!

QuadCities.com is happy to be partnering with the Quad City Animal Welfare Center to feature Pet of the Week, a new pet every week looking for a forever home! Meet Lucy! This pretty girl is ready to find a furever family to call her own! She was born in 2014, is up to date on shots, microchipped, and spayed. Lucy is a laid-back kitty that loves to be the center of attention! She’d love a laid-back home where she can soak up snuggles and chat with you about her day! If you think Lucy is the girl for you, stop by and meet her at the Quad City Animal Welfare Center located at 724 West Second Avenue,... Read More

Moline’s Mercado on Fifth Receives $50,000 Grant From U.S. Bank

July 28th, 2021
Moline’s Mercado on Fifth Receives $50,000 Grant From U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank Foundation today announced a $1 million investment to 20 nonprofit organizations, including Moline-based Mercado on 5th Inc. – “driven by a diverse group of exceptional emerging leaders who are focused on creating effective community-led solutions toward the increasing economic disparities,” according to a Wednesday release from Mercado. Organizations are in both rural and metro communities and are focused on support for entrepreneurs and small business owners, workforce development programs and financial inclusion efforts for individuals and families as solutions to wealth building. Specifically,... Read More

Metro Offering FREE Bus Rides For K-12 Students This Fall!

July 28th, 2021
Metro Offering FREE Bus Rides For K-12 Students This Fall!

In a really, really cool move and some great positive news, kids won’t have to worry about getting rides to and from school and activities this fall! Metro is offering free bus rides to K-12 students on their bus routes. Students need to show their ID for the ride, and as per existing rules, all passengers need to wear a mask on the buses. For more info, see www.MetroQC.com.    Read More

Violet Beaded Dragonflies Craft Day Happening Today At Davenport Public Library

July 28th, 2021
Violet Beaded Dragonflies Craft Day Happening Today At Davenport Public Library

Davenport Public Library has crafts for every color of the spectrum! Each week at the Fairmount Library we’ll offer a craft corresponding to color; do one or do them all. Registration is required for each week at http://bit.ly/dpl-craftingbycolor. Best for ages 6+ Wednesday, July 28th at 12:00 pm the concert is: Violet Beaded Dragonflies When signing up, please indicate how many children will participate (make craft, etc.) and how many additional people will be present. Space is limited in order to maintain social distancing. If possible, please limit the number of non-participating attendees. This... Read More

Rock Island Public Library’s Bookmobile Is Going Full STEAM Ahead At Longview Park Wednesdays

July 27th, 2021
Rock Island Public Library's Bookmobile Is Going Full STEAM Ahead At Longview Park Wednesdays

Rock Island Public Library children’s librarians will continue to show up at our Longview Park Library2Go bookmobile stop from 2:30 to 3:30 pm on Wednesdays in August for Full STEAM Ahead. Stop by for some fun with our STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) kits. Miss Ranell will bring a new kit each week. See calendar for details. This event is great for grades K-6! (Wednesdays are early dismissal days for Rock Island-Milan School District #41.)  Read More

Got An Adorable Doggo? Get Them Featured In Our Pupper Of The Week

July 27th, 2021
Got An Adorable Doggo? Get Them Featured In Our Pupper Of The Week

Got a perfect pupper? A great good boi? A darn awesome doggo? QuadCities.com wants to feature your dog in our new Pupper Of The Week feature! Just send a picture of your pet with their name, your name, and a sentence or two about them and we’ll post their pic and story on QuadCities.com. Message your doggo pics and info to Sean@QuadCities.com. And get ready to check out some cool doggos on your site for fun, free, local entertainment and features, QuadCities.com!  Read More

Looking To Adopt A Great New Pet? Check Out The Pet Of The Week From Quad City Animal Welfare Center!

July 20th, 2021
Looking To Adopt A Great New Pet? Check Out The Pet Of The Week From Quad City Animal Welfare Center!

QuadCities.com is proud and happy to announce we’re partnering with the Quad City Animal Welfare Center! Starting TODAY we’ll be featuring their Pet of the Week, helping for find new homes for great dogs and cats! If you’re looking for a new pet, we encourage you to adopt, and please check out the Pet of the Week from Quad City Animal Welfare Center, today and every Tuesday on QuadCities.com! And here’s the first Pet of the Week… Princess is making her magical debut and is wondering if she can discover a whole new world with her furrever family! Princess is a shepherd... Read More

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

July 19th, 2021
What's The Good News For July, Quad-Cities?

Summer is in full swing and there are so many things to feel sunny about in the Quad-Cities! There’s always lots of positive news out there and we highlight some of the awesome things going on every month in this column, What’s The Good News, featured here on QuadCities.com and on KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live!” So, what’s the good news for July 2021? Here are some of the headlines… Quad-Cities Podcast Hub Debuts! Looking for your new favorite podcast? Shop local! With the Quad-Cities Podcast Hub! The site, located on QuadCities.com at quadcities.com/podcasts, offers over 50 podcasts... Read More

UnityPoint Health — Trinity in Quad-Cities Offers Free Breast Cancer Screening

July 15th, 2021
UnityPoint Health -- Trinity in Quad-Cities Offers Free Breast Cancer Screening

Women in the Quad-Cities can now take advantage of no-cost breast cancer screening through UnityPoint Health – Trinity. Appointments are being accepted by calling 309-779-5870. Funding for the breast cancer screening program is possible thanks to the generosity of Riverboat Development Authority and Trinity Health Foundation. “We are committed to our mission of improving the health of the people and communities we serve. We recognize the ongoing need and importance of ensuring our community has access to breast cancer screening and diagnostic services and are providing financial assistance to... Read More

Quad-Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters to Move Headquarters in Davenport

July 15th, 2021
Quad-Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters to Move Headquarters in Davenport

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Mississippi Valley is moving to a larger office headquarters next month in Davenport. After 15 years at 130 W. 5th Street in Davenport, BBBS is relocating its headquarters to 3247 35th Street Court off Elmore Avenue and Kimberly Road in Davenport, effective August 15th. Mel Foster Co., a longtime supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, finalized an agreement with the non-profit that will roughly double the current square footage used by BBBS. “Our growth and program innovation has been exciting,” Travis Guy, chairperson of the BBBS Board of Directors, said... Read More