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Rock Island School District Offering Free Meals To Children Through June

June 24th, 2022
Rock Island School District Offering Free Meals To Children Through June

The Rock Island-Milan School District is offering breakfast and lunch at no cost to children under the age of 18 for the month of June, regardless of income level or school district boundary area. Meals will be offered at Rock Island High School (1400 25th Avenue) from June 2 -29. Breakfast is from 7:30-8:30 a.m. and Lunch is from 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Meals must be consumed on site. Any questions can be directed to the RIMSD #41 Nutrition Services Department, 309-793-5900 x10220.  Read More

Iowa Schools Getting High Scores For High School Egaming Programs

June 22nd, 2022
Rock Island School District Offering Free Meals To Children Through June

Davenport Schools students are excelling at a new kind of sports competition, one that takes them to different realities, finds them in battles with monstrous creatures, and pits them against daunting tasks that sometimes defy the very laws of time and space. Esports, competitive video gaming, has become a huge industry over the past decade, with many schools across the world founding their own teams to compete against rival schools. During that time, Davenport Community School District has become one of the top esports programs in the country – and it’s more than just a bunch of kids sitting... Read More

A Raisin in the Sun Opens July 15

June 18th, 2022
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Playrcafters Barn Theatre is proud to present “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansbury this July! Directed by Gaye Shannon Burnett, “A Raisin in the Sun” will play the famed Moline barn July 15-17! Set on Chicago’s South Side, the story revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within the Younger family. When her deceased husband’s insurance money comes through, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a new home and a better neighborhood in Chicago, while her son, Walter Lee, a chauffeur, yearns to buy a liquor store and be his own man, and his sister Beneatha wants to go... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Ocean Shipping Reform Act

June 15th, 2022
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Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted for the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, a bipartisan bill to crack down on high fees being imposed by international ocean shipping companies. The legislation will address supply chain issues and rising costs facing consumers while ensuring that American farmers can get their products to the global market. “As we work to fight inflation, fixing our supply chains and cracking down on corporate greed are key,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, the House passed a bipartisan bill to bring accountability to giant ocean shipping companies to stop their price... Read More

Genesis Green Roof Project kicks off fund-raising effort to raise $250,000 for expansion

June 13th, 2022
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Joe Lohmuller, M.D., a general surgeon at Genesis Health Center, 1227 East Rusholme Street, Davenport, is retiring at the end of June, but he leaves behind a legacy beyond his patients. He and his wife, Ann, have been the primary champions of the Genesis East Green Roof Project since its inception in 2002. The project has been an enormous success, but with the expansion of the Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, the time is right to expand. The plan is to extend the green roof to spaces currently covered with the same plain gray, lifeless roofing material that started the renovation of the first... Read More

Michelle Servadio Elias Wins Democratic Primary For Iowa House District 96

June 13th, 2022
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Michelle Servadio Elias has won to be the Democratic Nominee for the Iowa House of Representatives District 96. “I am honored to be the Democrats’ choice to represent Muscatine County in the Iowa Legislature,” said Michelle Servadio Elias.  “I was pleased to see so many friends and neighbors get out to vote in the Primary yesterday. “The choices among candidates and issues in the upcoming general election are clear. Now it’s time to focus on what’s important for Iowa and our community.” Servadio Elias is a veteran and retired nurse who wishes to put her experience to work for the... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces More Than $1.2 Million for Snow Removal Equipment at Quad Cities International Airport

June 9th, 2022
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Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Quad Cities International Airport will receive more than $1.2 million in funding through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program. The funding will be used to replace several existing large surface brooms. “In Northwest and Central Illinois, snow removal is essential to the safety and efficiency of our airports,” said Congresswoman Bustos. “Today, I’m thrilled to announce that more than $1.2 million in federal funding will be coming to the Quad Cities... Read More

Three Rock Island Principals Promoted To Grants And Teaching Departments

June 8th, 2022
Rock Island School District Offering Free Meals To Children Through June

Three principals will move to the Grants Department and Teaching and Learning Department The Board of Education approved new appointments of three principals at the Special Meeting on Wednesday, June 1: Lance Clark was named as Assistant Director of Grants, Assessment and Accountability. Recently, Mr. Clark has served as Principal of Frances Willard Elementary since 2016. As an administrator, Lance established a data-driven atmosphere. and led the Frances Willard School team from “Lowest Performing” rating to “Commendable” performance rating on the Illinois School Report... Read More

Quad Cities Youth Soccer Teams Competing In National, International Tournaments

June 8th, 2022
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DAVENPORT, IA. – The Quad-Cities will have three teams of hard-working young men and women representing the state of Iowa in upcoming national and international soccer tournaments! The Quad City Strikers Soccer Club’s U14 and U13 boys teams, and their U16 girls team, all won their respective divisions in the state’s Presidents Cup tournaments and as such will represent the state of Iowa playing against other top-ranked teams from around the country at the Midwest Regional Presidents Cup competition, June 16-20 in St. Louis, Mo. Quad City Strikers U14 boys, U13 boys and U16 girls are each... Read More

Looking For A Job? Iowa Job Seekers Can Check Out Job Search Events

June 8th, 2022
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Quad City businesses seek employees at “Opportunity Knocks Monday,” an IowaWORKS job fair taking place each Monday. IowaWORKS, will host “Opportunity Knocks Monday” June 13, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1801A East Kimberly Road, Davenport.   The lineup of employers for June 13 are:  Walmart – Hiring for online personal shoppers, cashiers, baker/deli attendant and janitorial. Amentum – Hiring for HVAC, plumbers, pipefitters, and electricians. Naeve Family Beef – Hiring for hourly fabrication and harvest positions. Hotel Blackhawk – Hiring... Read More