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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

Genesis Day Of Giving Celebrating Generosity Of Quad-Cities

November 8th, 2021
Genesis Day Of Giving Celebrating Generosity Of Quad-Cities

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

Last Weekend To Help Bettendorf Rotary Collect 800 Blankets For People In Need

October 29th, 2021
Last Weekend To Help Bettendorf Rotary Collect 800 Blankets For People In Need

Bettendorf Rotary members are determined to reach their goal of 800 blankets for their Acre of Warmth promotion! The event will end on Monday, November 1 and they still need 200 blankets to cover an acre. One couple from Davenport, Nancy and Neil Russell, made 95 hand-made quilts to donate to the drive. Picture attached. Quad Citizens are encouraged to drop off new or gently used blankets at the following Bettendorf locations: K&K Hardware Bettendorf Library Bettendorf City Hall Duck Creek Tire Ace Auto Doctor & Repair AAA Businesses are also encouraged to do a blanket drive with their... Read More

LeClaire Couple Pours Grief Into Powerful Advocacy for Music, Mentorship and Suicide Prevention

October 23rd, 2021
LeClaire Couple Pours Grief Into Powerful Advocacy for Music, Mentorship and Suicide Prevention

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Music certainly can change lives, but unfortunately it couldn’t save the life of Pierce Cordle. The intelligent, driven, happy 22-year-old guy – who played trumpet since 5th grade – was working a job he loved, in a Peoria hospital emergency room, and was planning to go to med school to fulfill his dream of becoming a doctor. But seemingly out of nowhere on Dec. 8, 2016,... Read More

Rock Island High School Student Council Holding Student Hunger Drive TONIGHT

October 22nd, 2021
Rock Island High School Student Council Holding Student Hunger Drive TONIGHT

The Rock Island High School Student Council is holding a student hunger drive to raise food for the hungry TONIGHT at the Rock Island vs. Quincy game at Rock Island Stadium at 6 p.m. The council will be collecting canned goods. People can get into the game for free with three canned goods (for children/students), and five canned goods (for adults). Help fill the truck with food for a great cause and watch a fun football game TONIGHT!  Read More