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Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

June 15th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

The 2022 James O’Melia Jr. Athletic award was presented to Rock Island High School dual-sport athletes Emily Allison and Marieon Anderson on Wednesday, June 8 at a Rock Island-Milan Booster Club meeting. The James O’Melia Jr. Award is considered the highest honor that Rock Island High School bestows on student athletes. One male and one female receive the award each year. Emily Allison, a dual-sport athlete, has accomplished many accolades in volleyball as a 4-year Varsity Letter winner, who was named twice to the Quad City Times All-Metro Volleyball 1st Team, was selected an Illinois-Iowa... Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Votes to Pass Ocean Shipping Reform Act

June 15th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

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

Hey Meow! June Is Iowa And Illinois Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

June 15th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

June is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month! Available kittens/cats can be found on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/QCAWC  and website https://qcawc.org/adopt/cats Cats have an adoption fee of $50 and kittens under 4 months have an adoption fee of $75. All of our cats and kittens are spayed/neutered, up-to-date on vaccinations for their age, microchipped, and tested for FIV/FELV. Our Adoption & Education Center is located at 724 West 2nd Avenue in Milan. We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday from Noon until 5:00 p.m. and closed on Sunday & Tuesday.  Read More

Illinois Congresswoman Bustos Highlights Nearly $48 Million in Biofuel Producers Relief

June 7th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) highlighted that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded nearly $48 million in relief grants that will benefit producers in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Oregon. The grants, awarded through USDA Rural Development’s Biofuel Producer’s Relief Program, will be used to help biofuel producers recover from unexpected market losses suffered as a result of COVID-19. “The COVID-19 pandemic hit nearly every sector of our economy – including our biofuel producers in Northwest and Central Illinois,” said Congresswoman Bustos.... Read More

Looking For Positive News In Iowa And Illinois? What’s The Good News For June, Quad-Cities?

June 1st, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

Hey, it’s summer, and it’s time to smile and be happy the winter is behind us! And it’s also time to celebrate some of the great news happening around the area in our latest What’s The Good News? column on QuadCities.com and segment on KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live!” So, what’s the good news for June? Quad City Strikers Celebrates Presidents Cup Wins The Presidents Cup pits the best youth soccer teams in Iowa against each other for the coveted title of best in the state, and three teams from the Quad-Cities have won the trophy and are going on to compete against the tops in the Midwest... Read More

Iowa’s Rhythm City Casino Raises $36,500 for Make-A-Wish

May 29th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

Rhythm City Casino is proud to announce the success of our Donate & Play Promotion for Make-A-Wish Iowa! Through the generous donations of our incredible guests, we were able to present a check to Make-A-Wish for $36,500 to help make the wishes of kids in need come true! We chose Make-A-Wish for our donations because of their steadfast devotion to their incredible mission. “A wish experience can be a game-changer for a child with a critical illness,” they said on their website. “This one belief guides us in everything we do at Make-A-Wish.” Make-A-Wish has received their donation and... Read More

Bettendorf Middle School Students Win 2022 Wayne Cheramy Citizenship Awards

May 27th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

A number of students from Bettendorf Middle School have been named the winners of the 2022 Wayne Cheramy Citizenship Awards! This award stresses the human attributes that we would like to see all of our students exhibit. We feel that the students recognized with this award exemplify the qualities that Mr. Cheramy modeled as a Bettendorf educator. Wayne Cheramy was an associate principal at Bettendorf Middle School for many years. In 1984, he became the principal of Middle School and served in that capacity for six years, retiring from education in June of 1990. The Wayne Cheramy Award was instituted... Read More

Western Illinois University Alumna Awarded Iowa Teacher of the Year

May 26th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Western Illinois University alumna and Iowa Teacher of the Year Sara Russell recalls the many opportunities to not only learn new concepts and ideas through her courses at WIU, but the interactions with peers she shared from all walks of life. Russell’s time at WIU had a profound impact on both her career and her approach to education. “While I have always considered myself a life-long learner, my classes at WIU-QC have sparked an ever greater love of learning, and love for the power of education. Because of my time at WIU-QC, I became a better thinker, writer... Read More

Downtown Rock Island awarded State of Illinois grant for Arts Alley

May 25th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

Arts Alley, the public alleyway at 1719 2nd Ave. in Downtown Rock Island, will undergo a major facelift thanks to a $267,181 grant award to the Quad Cities Chamber and City of Rock Island from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO).   “These types of statewide grant programs are extremely competitive, so it’s exciting to see the State of Illinois recognize and support our ongoing efforts to revitalize Downtown Rock Island through this award,” said Jack Cullen, Director, Downtown Rock Island for the Chamber. “Arts Alley is a unique but underutilized shared... Read More

Rock Island Unveils The Urban Reserve Luxury Event Suite

May 25th, 2022
Rock Island High School Top Athlete Honor Awarded to Allison and Anderson

Hello, #quadcities! Meet your new favorite rooftop destination! The Urban Reserve, a luxury event suite above Ms.BriMani’s Hair & Beauty Supply in #downtownrockisland, is officially open and accepting reservations . Congratulations to owner and curator Nicole Watson-Lam for completing this beautiful buildout, and thank you for your continued investment and leadership in #downtownri. The space speaks for itself – book it today for your next social gathering. #msbrimanisgotit #blackownedbusiness #supportblackbusiness #visitquadcities #tagtheqc #whatsgoingupdowntownri For... Read More