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East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Gets $1500 Grant From HAVLife Foundation!

February 20th, 2022
East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Gets $1500 Grant From HAVLife Foundation!

EMSSC is the recipient of a $1500 grant from the HAVlife Foundation! Director Jill Sanders-Colgan and Assistant Director Susy Hughes graciously accepted the grant. Thank you for supporting EMSSC!  Read More

Moline Bike Paths Get A Smoother Ride Due To The Generosity Of Local Couple

February 5th, 2022
Moline Bike Paths Get A Smoother Ride Due To The Generosity Of Local Couple

Like many American children, Dean and Deb Mathias learned to ride bikes at an early age. Unlike most, however, the couple has cultivated that rite of passage into an enduring passion—one that has introduced them to lifelong friends, been shared with multiple family generations, taken them all over the globe, and guided them to give back to their community. Today, Deb and Dean are two of the biggest champions of bicycling and recreation in the Quad Cities. Deb is secretary of the Quad Cities Bicycle Club, while Dean sits on multiple local committees, advocating for projects that enhance the region’s... Read More

Child Abuse Council to Enhance Treatment Services for Rural Children and Families

December 16th, 2021
Child Abuse Council to Enhance Treatment Services for Rural Children and Families

The Child Abuse Council is bringing new mental health and medical services to children and families in Muscatine and the surrounding southeast Iowa counties through its Mississippi Valley Child Protection Center. The program is part of a nation-wide network of child advocacy centers that provide services to mitigate the immediate and long-term negative impacts of child abuse and neglect on children, families, and their communities. The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust recently awarded a three-year, $175,000 grant to enhance the program’s coordinated approach and improve access to crucial resources... Read More

Rock Island / Milan Students Collect Over 22,000 Pounds Of Food For Hunger Drive!

November 29th, 2021
Rock Island / Milan Students Collect Over 22,000 Pounds Of Food For Hunger Drive!

Rock Island / Milan School District 41 students collected 22,815 pounds for the Student Hunger Drive this year! That’s a New record for RIHS/TMLC. That equals to 30.061 meals that will help feed local families! Congrats on a successful campaign and thank you to our students, teachers, administrators, and our community who donated. #ThisHouseRocks  Read More

IowaWorks Offering Career Planning Help

November 25th, 2021
IowaWorks Offering Career Planning Help

In person Career Planning has resumed in Muscatine, Clinton, Maquoketa, and Monticello. IowaWORKS team members provide employment resources for Iowans in in these communities. Services provided include resume and job search assistance, tuition scholarships, paid work experiences, and on-the-job training opportunities.  Our staff also serve businesses by providing unemployment expertise, serving as the primary point of contact for businesses, and posting jobs. The hours and locations for the team members providing these services are listed below. Muscatine   Mondays, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday... Read More

Bettendorf High School Student Council Helps Feed The Hungry In The Quad-Cities

November 21st, 2021
Bettendorf High School Student Council Helps Feed The Hungry In The Quad-Cities

Bettendorf Student Council loaded up the truck and finished up the Hunger Drive. got 2nd place and raised 53,000 lbs. That amount of food provides over 144,000 meals to our community. For perspective, that feeds a family of four 3 meals a day every day for 62.5 YEARS. Thank you so much to our community for helping us raise this total and a special shout out to our Student Council members who put numerous hours into this cause! #BETTerTogether  Read More

Whats the Good News For November, Quad-Cities?

November 15th, 2021
Whats the Good News For November, Quad-Cities?

Every month we look through some of the positive things happening in the area for our What’s The Good News? column! This month, as we look to Thanksgiving, there’s plenty of good news to be thankful for in the Quad-Cities, and here’s some of the cool things happening: Rock Island Artist’s Work Chosen For Stamp Rock Island’s David Sebben will have one of his gorgeous photos shared throughout the United States in 2022 — on a postage stamp. Sebben is one of a series of artists who have had their works chosen to grace the face of a new series of stamps based on the... Read More

Generosity Drives Vital Genesis Health Initiatives

November 13th, 2021
Generosity Drives Vital Genesis Health Initiatives

Author Charles Dickens created memorable characters who live in poverty but still find ways to help others. Dickens explained, saying, “No One Is Useless in This World Who Lightens the Burdens of Another.” The Genesis Day of Giving on Nov. 19 is a generosity-driven effort to lighten the burdens and remove the barriers to improved health in the region. With your support of Genesis Day of Giving, Genesis Foundation is able to support: Center For Breast Health: Fund covers mammograms and diagnostic screenings for men and women who cannot afford them Family Connects Genesis: Fund for visiting nurses... Read More

Nest Cafe Pay-What-You-Can Cafe, Coming To Rock Island TONIGHT

November 10th, 2021
Nest Cafe Pay-What-You-Can Cafe, Coming To Rock Island TONIGHT

Nest Cafe, a charitable pay-what-you-can cafe, is coming to Rock Island’s Washington Junior High tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. Nourish Everyone Sustainably Together (NEST) Café is a Pay-What-You-Can Nonprofit Restaurant, Serving Everyone, and a member of One World Everybody Eats (www.oneworldeverybodyeats.org). The Cafe announced the following on its Facebook today: HIUUUUUGE Shout out to the Rock Island/Milan School District 41 for making tomorrow night’s NEST Café meal happen at Washington Jr. High. We hope our Edison Jr. High families are healthy and that you’ll be back at school... Read More

Nest Cafe Coming To Rock Island’s Washington Junior High Tomorrow

November 9th, 2021
Nest Cafe Coming To Rock Island's Washington Junior High Tomorrow

Nest Cafe, a charitable pay-what-you-can cafe, is coming to Rock Island’s Washington Junior High tomorrow night. Nourish Everyone Sustainably Together (NEST) Café is a Pay-What-You-Can Nonprofit Restaurant, Serving Everyone, and a member of One World Everybody Eats (www.oneworldeverybodyeats.org). The Cafe announced the following on its Facebook today: HIUUUUUGE Shout out to the Rock Island/Milan School District 41 for making tomorrow night’s NEST Café meal happen at Washington Jr. High. We hope our Edison Jr. High families are healthy and that you’ll be back at school ASAP. Go... Read More