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Quad-Cities’ Recycle The Runway To Help A Great Cause With Dress For Success!

April 19th, 2021
Quad-Cities' Recycle The Runway To Help A Great Cause With Dress For Success!

Recycle The Runway — a “Project Runway” style fashion show which will be streamed virtually — is a must-see Quad Cities favorite, presented by Dress For Success. Before the designers are even chosen, volunteers fill giant bags full of random clothing, shoes, accessories, etc. and number them. Once the designers are selected, each one gets to come pick out a bag with no idea what is inside. The designers then have 6 weeks to craft a “runway-ready” outfit out of whatever they find in the bag! Recycle the Runway 2021 will feature designs by Alexandra Chayer of The Shop Lema, Julia... Read More

Quad City Interfaith Breakfast Being Served Up

November 17th, 2020
Quad City Interfaith Breakfast Being Served Up

The Quad City Interfaith Breakfast will be serving up their 12th annual fundraising breakfast from 7 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday, at 3420 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport. Two Options are available this year. Option 1: We will have Drive thru pick up available from 7:00am to 8:30am at Edwards Church 3420 Jersey Ridge Rd. Davenport, IA 52807 Option 2: We will also offer deliveries. Delivery will be available from 7am to 10am. Please email amber@qcinterfaith.org to get on the delivery list. This event will showcase out work as people of faith to transform our world and establish justice as you drive through. Guest... Read More

Huntington’s Disease Walk Being Held In Galesburg October 4

September 12th, 2020
Huntington's Disease Walk Being Held In Galesburg October 4

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HDSA) Illinois Chapter will be hosting the Galesburg Virtual Team Hope Walk on Sunday, October 4. Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors and communities walk together each year to support HDSA’s fight to improve the lives of people affected by Huntington’s disease (HD) and their families. A virtual walk is a real walk, but on your terms: You get to choose your own course, you can walk in your driveway, neighborhood, in your house and even on... Read More

Western Illinois University Helps Out Charity With ‘Vagina Monologues’ Performance

July 26th, 2020
Western Illinois University Helps Out Charity With 'Vagina Monologues' Performance

MACOMB, IL – For more than two decades, Western Illinois University’s annual spring performance of “The Vagina Monologues” has existed to serve two purposes: to stop violence against women and girls and to raise fund for the Western Illinois Regional Council-Community Action Agency (WIRC-CAA) Victim Services. Recently, WIU presented the WIRC-CAA Victim Services with a check for $1,270.50 from the Spring 2020 performance. “The Vagina Monologues” is part of V-Day, a global activist movement, stemming from playwright Eve Ensler’s award winning play and other artistic... Read More

Tour De Brew Riding Into Quad-Cities For Charity

February 16th, 2020
Tour De Brew Riding Into Quad-Cities For Charity

Tour de Brew QC /Katie’s Club is again ready to raise money for area cancer organizations for a 7th year and is gearing up to announce this year’s route. The new route will be announced during a special fundraising trivia night set for Feb. 21 at the Knights of Columbus, 1111 W. 35th St. in Davenport. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event starts at 7 p.m. There will be tables of 8. No team? No problem! Organizers can assign you a table. Cost is $10 per person / $80 per table. There will be a cash bar. No carry-in beverages allowed, but feel free to bring snacks! Sign up at www.qctourdebrewqc.com/triva... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Hosting Books For Kids Trivia Night

October 29th, 2019
Rock Island Public Library Hosting Books For Kids Trivia Night

The Rock Island Public Library Foundation and the Lorene Evans Watts Fund for Children’s Materials will host the “Books for Kids” Trivia Night on Friday. November 1, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island. Donation to play is $10 per person. Participants can increase their chances to win by purchasing mulligan and doubler round stickers or bidding to win answers for a round from the night’s celebrity genius. Snacks are welcome and a cash bar will be available from the Botanical Center. All beverages must be purchased from the... Read More

What’s The Good News? New Column Highlights POSITIVE News In The Quad Cities!

September 26th, 2018
What’s The Good News? New Column Highlights POSITIVE News In The Quad Cities!

There are millions of people around the world, every day, that do fantastic things for their communities, and thousands of those are right here in our Quad-Cities! People are helping others, coming up with charity shows and promotions, volunteering their time and efforts and talents, and doing things to make our community a terrific place to live. About a decade ago, I ran a website called www.getyourgoodnews.com, which featured nothing but all good news, all the time. When I joined up with www.quadcities.com, I brought that same ethic of journalism – reporting the good, the positive, offering... Read More

Grace Boutique Donating Proceeds From Grand Opening To JDRF

August 30th, 2018
Grace Boutique Donating Proceeds From Grand Opening To JDRF

Grace Boutique, 2507 53rd Ave., Bettendorf, will be donating a percentage of proceeds from its Grand Opening on September 20 to JDRF Quad Cities and Grace’s owner AnnMarie Mendel will be personally matching it! Grace welcomes you to join up and bring a friend or two to enjoy an exciting time exploring the Quad Cities newest plus size boutique while helping a great cause, the research into and fight against juvenile diabetes. Grace is the sister store of its neighboring boutique, Charm. The ribbon cutting starts promptly at 3 p.m. followed by store opening and festivities. The store is open 3-8... Read More

Boot Scoot To The Barn For A Good Cause

November 10th, 2017
Boot Scoot To The Barn For A Good Cause

Are you ready for some boot scootin’ fun, while helping a wonderful cause? Veritas Stables, located at 7721 Utica Ridge Rd Davenport, is hosting the annual Wild About the Child Barn Dance this Saturday Nov 11 at 6 p.m. This fun-filled evening raises funds to benefit the children of Wildwood Hills Ranch. Come enjoy this barn dance along with a live and silent auction, photo booth and a DJ. Bring those dancing boots for a good time! Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa exists to transform and strengthen communities through their Next Steps Program for at-risk students ages 8-18, Equestrian Therapy for... Read More

Are You Ready For The Q-C Marathon?

September 21st, 2017
Are You Ready For The Q-C Marathon?

This year marks the 20th Annual Quad Cities Marathon. Are you ready? The Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the iWireless Center on Saturday Sep 23 from 9 a.m. –  6 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration will also... Read More