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Bettendorf Pauses I-74 Elevator Project As Downtown Development Progresses

February 14th, 2023
Bettendorf Pauses I-74 Elevator Project As Downtown Development Progresses

BETTENDORF, IOWA – February 14, 2023 – As the momentum continues to develop Downtown Bettendorf, the City is reevaluating its plan to build an elevator on the I-74 Bridge. “Now that the new bridge is complete and the old bridge is being demolished, there are exciting plans to transform the areas underneath and west of the bridge,” said Decker Ploehn, City Administrator. “We want to make sure we carefully consider and coordinate all of these developments to set up Downtown Bettendorf for a bright future.” The plans include completing the Urban Park, which is located underneath the bridge... Read More

Figge Art Museum, United Way Both Hold Online Auctions

December 11th, 2020
Figge Art Museum, United Way Both Hold Online Auctions

Two local nonprofit institutions – the Figge Art Museum and United Way Quad Cities – are holding unique online auctions. The Figge (225 W. 2nd St., Davenport) is having its first “Art Off the Wall” auction, aiming to raise $15,000 for the museum and its mission “to bring art and people together through the healing power of art.” It first provided member-only access (Dec. 7-10) to bid on the 86 donated pieces of painting, sculpture, jewelry and other beautiful objects, and the public auction online will go through Sunday, said Tessa Pozzi, membership and database manager. All bidding... Read More

Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

April 10th, 2019
Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

Come enjoy a magical evening with friends while raising awareness for a wonderful cause at this year’s Opening Doors Gala. Family Resources’ largest event of the year, the 2019 Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair, takes place on Friday Apr 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Enjoy a fantastic evening featuring a cocktail hour, live entertainment, dinner and program, and silent and live auctions.  Returning again will be Magician David Casas, joined by the one and only Juggling Zach Metzler.  Guests will also enjoy the soothing... Read More

Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

March 24th, 2019
Partake in A Black Tie A-Fair at This Year’s Opening Doors Gala

Come enjoy a magical evening with friends while raising awareness for a wonderful cause at this year’s Opening Doors Gala. Family Resources’ largest event of the year, the 2019 Opening Doors Gala: A Black Tie A-Fair, takes place on Friday Apr 12 from 6-9 p.m. at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center (2021 State Street Bettendorf). Enjoy a fantastic evening featuring a cocktail hour, live entertainment, dinner and program, and silent and live auctions.  Returning again will be Magician David Casas, joined by the one and only Juggling Zach Metzler.  Guests will also enjoy the soothing... Read More