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Local Teen Keeping His Spirits High After Heart Transplant

August 29th, 2019

A local teen has received a second chance at life and plans to make the most out of it. Cameron Cavins, a student at Moline High School, has experienced more in his 16 years than most have in a lifetime. When he was almost two years old, Cameron’s doctor discovered a heart murmur. While that may be common in many young children, what the Pediatric Cardiologists wasn’t so common. Cameron was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy. DCM is a condition in which the heart’s ability to pump blood is decreased because the heart’s main pumping chamber, the left ventricle, is enlarged and... Read More

Run for a Day and Give Hope For a Lifetime at the Color Blaze 5k!

July 18th, 2019

Are you ready for the 2nd annual Color Blaze 5k? This year will be bigger, better, and more colorful! Color Blaze 5k Run/Walk will take place this Saturday Jul 20 in Hollyhock Park (201 6th Street N LeClaire) from 8 – 11 a.m. Gather up some friends and family and get ready for the most colorful day of your life! This event will be full of color and fun, so be prepared to get messy! Everyone is welcome to attend this event as there are no age restrictions in place. Each runner who signed up before the Jul 6 will be given a t-shirt, a grab bag with all kinds of fun stuff inside, and an individual... Read More

Local Teen Keeping His Spirits High After Heart Transplant

June 30th, 2019

A local teen has received a second chance at life and plans to make the most out of it. Cameron Cavins, a student at Moline High School, has experienced more in his 16 years than most have in a lifetime. When he was almost two years old, Cameron’s doctor discovered a heart murmur. While that may be common in many young children, what the Pediatric Cardiologists found in Cameron wasn’t so common. Cameron was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy. DCM is a condition in which the heart’s ability to pump blood is decreased because the heart’s main pumping chamber, the left ventricle,... Read More