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Recycle the Runway Benefiting Dress for Success Quad Cities Going Virtual

July 15th, 2020

Dress for Success Quad Cities is going virtual for their next big event — Recycle the Runway! The gig will take place Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. live streamed via zoom. Dress for Success is focused on empowering women in our Quad Cities community to achieve economic independence through career and professional development. The funds raised by Recycle the Runway each year play a critical role in serving local women. Join Royal Neighbors of America and Exelon Corporation, along with celebrity emcee Angie Sharp, for an evening of fun for a great cause. Enjoy a “Project... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities Reschedules Recycle the Runway

March 20th, 2020

Dress for Success Quad Cities has just announced they will be postponing their biggest fundraiser of the year, Recycle the Runway, to Thursday Aug 27 at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) in the following statement: Friends, It was a difficult decision to make, but due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we are postponing our biggest fundraising event of the year, Recycle the Runway. The new date for the event will be Thursday, August 27. With that being said, this event provides critical funding for programs for women who will need our services more than ever in the upcoming months.... Read More

Recycle The Runway With Dress For Success!

March 7th, 2020

Dress For Success is Recycling The Runway to help area people in need 5:30 to 9 p.m. April 23 at the Great River Hall, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport! Join Dress for Success Quad Cities for a one-of-a-kind event where 10 designers compete with runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing they buy sight unseen in hopes of being one of the top 3 finalists to take home a cash prize. 100% of the nights’ proceeds will help provide free business-appropriate clothing, job-search support, mentoring and professional development workshops to women in the Quad Cities. The theme... Read More

Dress for Success with This Relocation Celebration Sale!

September 11th, 2019

Dress for Success Quad Cities is moving out of their temporary location and into a new permanent home. To celebrate and help reduce overstock inventory, they are opening to the public for their final fundraising sale of the year. This one-day sale gives shoppers the opportunity to buy new and nearly new brand name attire and accessories at bargain prices. Customers can shop a HUGE selection of summer/spring clothing, shoes and accessories priced at $1 – $2. Inventory from a famous online retailer will be priced from $2.50 – $5. There will also be a selection of beautiful designer items... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities Announces Tyla Sherwin-Cole as Executive Director

August 21st, 2019

Dress for Success Quad Cities is proud to announce the hiring of Tyla Sherwin-Cole as the new Executive Director. Ms. Sherwin-Cole replaces outgoing Executive Director and Founder, Regina Haddock. Ms. Haddock had announced her planned retirement, and a search for a new Executive Director was underway, when the temporary floodwall of the Mississippi River failed, flooding Dress for Success Quad Cities’ location and forcing them to evacuate. The flood damage will cost the organization between $40,000-$50,000. Dress for Success Quad Cities moved forward with their planned search and hired Ms.... Read More

Experience a Journey to Joy at THE Market’s Summer Social!

August 19th, 2019

Where can you find 60+ vendors with the best handmade decor, sweet treats, clothing boutiques for women, children and men, bath and body collections, vintage/antique, plants, and everything in between? At THE Market! Celebrate summer at THE Market: A Journey to Joy’s (1800 17th Avenue Moline) Summer Social this Friday Aug 23 from 4 – 8 p.m. and Saturday Aug 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Summer Social will host the 36 vendors from THE Market, 20+ guest vendors, food trucks, Country Style Ice Cream, live music, and make-and-take workshops! A $5 entry fee will benefit Dress for Success Quad Cities... Read More

Dress for Success Quad Cities to Hold Staying Afloat Community Clothing Drive

May 31st, 2019

Dress for Success Quad Cities is one of many Quad City organizations impacted by the devastation of the flooding of the Mississippi River. The organization lost a great deal of inventory, as well as their location in Downtown Davenport. To recover the lost inventory, Dress for Success Quad Cities is holding a “Staying Afloat” Community Clothing Drive. Starting on June 14 community members can drop off donations of job interview appropriate clothing at a number of participating area businesses. Currently, over 20 Quad City businesses and nonprofits have offered to serve as drop-off locations. Businesses... Read More

Recycle the Runway Reclaiming Purpose in a Throwaway World

April 15th, 2019

Recycle the Runway 2019 is back and better than ever! Dress for Success Quad Cities presents Recycle the Runway 2019, which takes place on Thursday Apr 18 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Welcoming back Royal Neighbors of America and welcoming aboard Exelon Generation Quad Cities Station as co-sponsors, Recycle the Runway is a one-of-a-kind experience where a juried selection of 10 local designers showcase runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing and accessories generously donated to Dress for Success Quad Cities but deemed not quite workplace... Read More

Recycle the Runway Reclaiming Purpose in a Throwaway World

March 30th, 2019

Recycle the Runway 2019 is back and better than ever! Dress for Success Quad Cities presents Recycle the Runway 2019, which takes place on Thursday Apr 18 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport). Welcoming back Royal Neighbors of America and welcoming aboard Exelon Generation Quad Cities Station as co-sponsors, Recycle the Runway is a one-of-a-kind experience where a juried selection of 10 local designers showcase runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing and accessories generously donated to Dress for Success Quad Cities but deemed not quite workplace... Read More

Help Local Shelters, People In Need And Others This Holiday Season!

December 12th, 2018

We’re always looking for great, positive news in the Quad-Cities, and every month, I present some of the awesome things here in What’s The Good News? This regular column, in conjunction with my appearances with Paula Sands on “Paula Sands Live” (3 p.m. weekdays on KWQC-TV6), put the spotlight on some of the upbeat and positive news here in the Q-C! So what’s the good news for this month? Glad you asked! Let’s take a look …   Warm Up With Coffee And Coats Caffee 392, which is currently at 216 S. 2nd St. in Clinton, but is opening a store at 502 W. 3rd St., Davenport, early next... Read More

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