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Looking For An Awesome Soccer Club For Your Kids? Check Out Quad City Strikers!

May 24th, 2022
Looking For An Awesome Soccer Club For Your Kids? Check Out Quad City Strikers!

Are you the parent of a child looking to play soccer, or one who plays and is looking for a great team? Want to be a part of an awesome, family-friendly environment with great, experienced coaches? Want to also pay the LOWEST FEES in the Quad-Cities for uniforms and team costs? You’ll want to check out Quad City Strikers! Calling all 2017, 2016, and 2015 future Striker Players! We will have a free get to know the club event on June 9, 5:30-6:30. Check in 4:45-5:30. Please register in advance to help us know numbers for this event. In the fall, 2017-2016 players will play academy... Read More

Illinois And Iowa Quad Cities employers seek workers at IowaWORKS job fairs

May 24th, 2022
Illinois And Iowa Quad Cities employers seek workers at IowaWORKS job fairs

IowaWORKS, has announced a series of hiring events for the week of May 23 at its center at 1801A East Kimberly Road, Davenport. The lineup of employers and their hiring events are: Tuesday, May 24 – FedEx Ground; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hiring for full and part time package handlers. Jobs located in Quad Cities area. Wednesday, May 25 – Health Care Job Fair; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Employers on site include Handicapped Development Center, Eagle View Behavioral Health, Good Samaritan Services, Select Specialty Hospital, Genesis Health System, UnityPoint Health, ProMedica, and Quad... Read More

QC PastPort Presenting a Program at the Davenport Public Library

May 23rd, 2022
QC PastPort Presenting a Program at the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library to host QC PastPort on May 24th |Main |Virtual at 6:30pm. Join us in learning from Natalie Linville-Mass about the QC PastPort project from its beginnings to its present-day activities. Dive into the history of the Quad Cities by hearing about an innovative partnership with the Channel Cat Water Taxi and area non-profits.  QC PastPort offers self-guided, interactive, physical, and digital tours throughout the Quad Cities bringing history to life. Follow this link to learn more from their website: https://qcpastport.com/ Sign up to attend this event in person or... Read More

Rock Island Arsenal 160th Anniversary and Armed Forces Day Celebration This Weekend

May 19th, 2022
Rock Island Arsenal 160th Anniversary and Armed Forces Day Celebration This Weekend

The Rock Island Arsenal invites the greater Quad Cities to be a part of our 160th Anniversary and Armed Forces Day Celebration on Saturday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Rock Island Arsenal welcomes the Quad Cities to come together and thank those who serve in America’s Armed Forces. This year’s celebration includes military equipment displays, watercraft, armed forces recruiters, history of the Arsenal displays, a large Kid’s Zone with a petting zoo, six food trucks, a festival pavilion with local favorite beverages, a spring bazaar, music from “Cody Road Live,”... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Two Bipartisan Bills Addressing Baby Formula Shortage

May 19th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Two Bipartisan Bills Addressing Baby Formula Shortage

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) voted to pass two bipartisan bills to help families affected by the nationwide baby formula shortage. Through the Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, Bustos voted to allocate $28 million to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to boost baby formula supply and prevent future shortages. And by passing the Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022, vulnerable families would have improved access to baby formula under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). “Due to the recent formula shortage, families have found... Read More

Home Research Program Coming to the Davenport Public Library

May 18th, 2022
Home Research Program Coming to the Davenport Public Library

The Davenport Public Library will host a researching your home program on May 18th |Main |Virtual at 6:30pm. Are you a homeowner curious about your home’s past? Consider attending this program! Join the Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center in celebrating National Preservation Month with the Historic Preservation Commission of the City of Davenport by exploring how you can research the history of your home or building with resources from its collections. We will also present examples of home research projects. This program is best suited to adults and teens. To register, visit https://davenportlibrary.libcal.com/event/8869993.  Read More

Rock Island Public Library Bringing The Fun With Summer Reading Programs And Events

May 18th, 2022
Rock Island Public Library Bringing The Fun With Summer Reading Programs And Events

Summer Reading and Events Are Coming! From a special kickoff for all ages at the Quad City Botanical Center on June 1 to special events for campers of all ages, Rock Island Public Library is the place for summer fun! For a heads up on what we’re planning, open (or pick up) our Summer Guide Newsletter, or  check our events calendar.  Details about our Summer Reading Challenge  for ALL ages are linked on our website under About/News & Updates. Choose the linked feature (look for the image above) from our homepage for fast access. Though the Beanstack app is... Read More

Coal Valley Woman Divya Badri Appears On ‘Jeopardy!’ Last Night

May 17th, 2022
Coal Valley Woman Divya Badri Appears On 'Jeopardy!' Last Night

Coal Valley software developer Divya Badri appeared on “Jeopardy!” Monday night, attempting to win the title and knock off Ryan Long, a rideshare driver from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Badri and Long were joined by Nick Dee, a photographer from Los Angeles, California. The match started off raging and rocking, as Long showed his days of experience at the buzzer in the “Jeopardy!” round. He finished the first part of the show in the lead with $8,600, followed by Nick Dee with $4,000 and Divya Bardi with $400. However, the squares turned in the next round, “Double Jeopardy!”... Read More

We’re Tops! Illinois Quad-Cities Ranked Among The Best Places To Live In The U.S.!

May 17th, 2022
We're Tops! Illinois Quad-Cities Ranked Among The Best Places To Live In The U.S.!

The Moline-Rock Island Quad-Cities were ranked among the best places to live in Illinois — second best behind Peoria — and among the best places to live in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine’s annual report of the Top 150 places to live in the U.S., based on affordability and relatively clean air. The publication’s list, released this morning, of its Best Places to Live, had Illinois cities Peoria, Moline-Rock Island, Chicago and Rockford among its top spots to call home. While it wasn’t on the list last year, Moline-Rock Island... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces $3.9 Million to Tackle Polluted Brownfield Sites

May 16th, 2022
Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Announces $3.9 Million to Tackle Polluted Brownfield Sites

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17), a member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, announced that the Biden Administration has awarded Rockford, Illinois, $3.9 million in grants to supplement the city’s Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund. With these funds, the City of Rockford will expand loan and grant opportunities for property owners and communities to clean up contaminated sites. “Communities across Northwest and Central Illinois are burdened by abandoned commercial properties – many so polluted that property development isn’t possible,” said Congresswoman Cheri Bustos.... Read More