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Quad-Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters to Move Headquarters in Davenport

July 15th, 2021
Quad-Cities Big Brothers Big Sisters to Move Headquarters in Davenport

Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Mississippi Valley is moving to a larger office headquarters next month in Davenport. After 15 years at 130 W. 5th Street in Davenport, BBBS is relocating its headquarters to 3247 35th Street Court off Elmore Avenue and Kimberly Road in Davenport, effective August 15th. Mel Foster Co., a longtime supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters, finalized an agreement with the non-profit that will roughly double the current square footage used by BBBS. “Our growth and program innovation has been exciting,” Travis Guy, chairperson of the BBBS Board of Directors, said... Read More

Bettendorf’s Crawford Brew Works Launches New Effort to Help Q-C Nonprofits

July 12th, 2021
Bettendorf’s Crawford Brew Works Launches New Effort to Help Q-C Nonprofits

The three-year-old Crawford Brew Works (CBW) is literally raising the bar on mixing community partnerships, fundraising, volunteerism and the time-honored traditions of local live music and craft beer into a delicious, hearty whole. The brewery and bar, at 3659 Devils Glen Road, has served up a new initiative called “Crawford’s Culture of Care” and it involves a more focused amount of time and energy to local non-profit organizations and getting the brewery’s culture involved in the community. Phase one of this culture is a new guest bartending series, which for two months will benefit... Read More

Big Brothers Big Sisters Trivia Contest Set for Jan. 27-30

January 24th, 2021
Big Brothers Big Sisters Trivia Contest Set for Jan. 27-30

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – For more than 20 years, the Western Illinois University and Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of McDonough and Warren counties connection has been strong, with nearly 73 percent of “Bigs” in McDonough and Warren counties composed of WIU faculty, staff, students and alumni. Because of that connection, members of the WIU community are invited to take part in the organization’s annual trivia contest fundraiser, which, like everything else these days, has gone virtual. The contest will be held over four days, and individuals and teams (up to 12 players) can participate... Read More

What’s The Good News For October?

October 15th, 2019
What’s The Good News For October?

It’s the beginning of the witching season, as Halloween is just around the corner, but there are a lot of treats going on in terms of positive news and people in the Quad-Cities! Here’s some of the good news going on around the community!   Family Museum Earns New Autism-Friendly Designation Family Museum has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, which is granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) and demonstrates Family Museum’s dedication to providing a supportive environment for guests with autism and other sensory... Read More

Quad Cities’ Best Salsas Go Mano a Mano!

January 25th, 2019
Quad Cities’ Best Salsas Go Mano a Mano!

The moment we have all been waiting for is almost upon us. Who will be the victor? LOCK 14 Dam Good Salsa or Lobo’s Salsa? Either way, it’s going to get real tasty in the Quad Cities this weekend! Join LOCK 14 Dam Good Salsa and Lobo’s Salsa this Sunday Jan 27 at Hey Bryan’s (1140 15th Avenue East Moline) as they go to head-to-head in the Pro Bowl 2019 Salsa-Off! Both locally owned, two of the best salsa creators in the Quad Cities will come together for a trifecta of chips and salsa, football and FUN! Beginning at 1 p.m., Quad Citians are invited to sample a few of both LOCK 14 Dam Good... Read More

Local 25 Golf Outing Raises $3,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley

October 12th, 2018
Local 25 Golf Outing Raises $3,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Mississippi Valley

On September 14-15, more than 200 golfers and volunteers participated in the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 25 annual golf outing at Indian Bluff Golf Course in Milan. “After having to turn members away again last year, we decided to make this a two-day event to make room for everyone who wants to participate,” said Brett Swanson, Local 25 business agent. “With this year being as successful as it was, we plan to keep it a two-day event, and will continue to do what we can to make room for everyone.” The event raised $3,000 in support of one-to-one mentoring at Big Brothers Big Sisters of... Read More