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Army National Guard Holding Medical Fair For Illinois And Iowa Students

February 1st, 2023
Army National Guard Holding Medical Fair For Illinois And Iowa Students

The Army National Guard is hosting a Medical Fair on February 7th, 2023 at 9 AM, to introduce students to a variety of military and civilian medical professions. The Intro to Health Careers Class will be attending this event. If your student is not currently taking this course and is interested in attending this exploration experience, please have them keep an eye on their email for a sign up this week.  Read More

Illinois Covid State Of Emergency Coming To An End?

February 1st, 2023
Illinois Covid State Of Emergency Coming To An End?

At long last, the state of emergency due to covid-19 is coming to an end in Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced in a statement Tuesday that the statewide public health emergency declaration will end on May 11, in line with Joe Biden’s announcement that the federal government state of emergency will end that same day. This isn’t to say that covid numbers have hit zero or that the virus is a thing of the past. Despite all its mitigations, Illinois remains a hotbed for covid spread in some spots, according to the National Academy for State Health Policy, which has been tracking each... Read More

Quad City Engineering And Science Council Offering Scholarships For Illinois, Iowa Students

February 1st, 2023
Quad City Engineering And Science Council Offering Scholarships For Illinois, Iowa Students

Quad City Engineering & Science Council is offering scholarships for high school seniors pursuing a STEM Career. Students must be a resident of Mercer, Rock Island, Henry, Whiteside, Carroll, Knox, or Lee county in Illinois, or Clinton, Scott, Muscatine, or Louisa County in Iowa. They must plan to study for a STEM related degree (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) at either an accredited four-year college or university, an associate degree at a community or junior college, or a skilled trades certification. Applications can be found at https://qcesc.org/for- students/#Scholarships  Read More

Davenport’s Common Chord Introduces Two New Staff Members

February 1st, 2023
Davenport's Common Chord Introduces Two New Staff Members

The board of directors and staff of Common Chord are introducing two additions to the nonprofit’s staff. SteveAhrens assumes the newly–created role of Director of Strategic Initiatives, and Angela Fisher serves as theorganization’s new Events Manager.“Common Chord has experienced significant growth and evolution in recent years, and we have greatlyexpanded our community impact during that time,” said Tyson Danner, Executive Director. “These positionsrepresent our commitment to continuing that growth trajectory and expanding our programming and overallorganizational strength.” Ahrens... Read More

Western Illinois University School of Nursing Receives Warmer Donation

February 1st, 2023
Western Illinois University School of Nursing Receives Warmer Donation

Western Illinois University’s School of Nursing has received a donation of a simulated infant warmer from Memorial Hospital in Carthage, IL. A newborn radiant infant warmer, along with newborn nursing supplies, were donated to the WIU School of Nursing after the recent closure of the Carthage hospital’s obstetrics department. A simulated infant warmer typically costs about $5,000. WIU Nursing Resource Center Coordinator Danielle Knowles connected with the hospital upon hearing its obstetrical department was closing. Knowles reached out to Dina Schaller, a department head at the hospital,... Read More

Two community members join Quad Cities Community Foundation board

January 31st, 2023
Two community members join Quad Cities Community Foundation board

QUAD CITIES, Iowa / Illinois—The Quad Cities Community Foundation is welcoming two new members to its board of directors. With unique perspectives, professional expertise, and connections in the community, the new members will be important leaders in the Community Foundation’s efforts to transform the region through the generosity of donors this year. “We are so fortunate to have a board of directors that doesn’t just believe in our mission but has an ambitious vision for our Quad Cities community,” said Sue Hafkemeyer, president and CEO of the Community Foundation. “I’m grateful... Read More

Illinois Congressman Sorensen Named to House Agriculture & Science, Space, & Technology Committees

January 31st, 2023
Illinois Congressman Sorensen Named to House Agriculture & Science, Space, & Technology Committees

Congressman Eric Sorensen (IL-17) announced that he has been named to serve on the House Committee on Agriculture and the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology for the 118th Congress. “Being named to these House committees puts me in the best position to advocate for Central and Northwest Illinois,” said Sorensen. “On the Agriculture committee, I will be our farmer’s trusted voice in Congress, making sure they have support to expand markets for their agricultural goods and ensure their way of live is sustainable for generations to come. On the Science, Space, and Technology... Read More

Western Illinois University With SBDC to Host BOOST Program

January 31st, 2023
Western Illinois University With SBDC to Host BOOST Program

Western Illinois University, in conjunction with the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the city of Moline and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, will host a kick-off meeting for the Business Owner Occupied Stabilization Transformation (BOOST) program at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 on the Quad Cities campus in Riverfront Hall. “The SBDC WIU-QC is happy to host the city of Moline and help entrepreneurs start their businesses and local business owners continue to grow their businesses,” said SBDC Assistant Director Ann Friederichs. “This is truly an exciting time for... Read More

Military Explorers Post Hosting Open House This Weekend

January 26th, 2023
Military Explorers Post Hosting Open House This Weekend

Military Explorers Post 9043 will be hosting an open house to get the word out about the cadet, and senior program on January 29th 2023 to be held at 702 West 35th Street Davenport, Ia 52806 between 2 and 4pm. We will be on site to answer any questions about the new unit, and also have sign up forms available for any new cadet or senior member. If you have any questions please email militaryexplorers9043@gmail.com or call 563.508.6122  Read More

Applications for more than $500,000 In Illinois And Iowa Scholarships Open Now

January 25th, 2023
Applications for more than $500,000 In Illinois And Iowa Scholarships Open Now

Sometimes, as she thinks about her future, Lila Teitle thinks of Jayne Lee Andreseen. She never knew Jayne, who passed away in 2005 at the age of 13 after a courageous battle with a rare form of pediatric cancer. But as the most recent recipient of the Jayne Lee Andreesen Memorial Scholarship, she carries Jayne’s story forward with her. “It was such an honor to be picked for this special scholarship,” said Lila, now a first-year student on the pre-med track at Duke University. “The Andreesens and the scholarship committee were kind enough to put their faith in me to go out, study, and help... Read More