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Storm and RIA, With The Help Of Ninja Turtles, Help Honor Flight

January 10th, 2020

Yesterday the Storm and RIA Federal Credit Union presented a check in the amount of $4525 to Honor Flight of The Quad Cities.  The money was raised through the Storm’s Nickelodeon Night game on December 27th and a game worn Ninja Turtle jersey auction, both of which were sponsored by RIA Federal Credit Union. The donation brought the Storm’s 2019-2020 season giveback total to over $45,000!  The Storm return to action Friday and Saturday to take on the Peoria Rivermen in the #ColdWarOn74.  Tickets can be purchased online at QuadCityStorm.com.  Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#30 – #21)

December 29th, 2019

It’s almost the end of the year, and it’s time for everyone to flashback on the past 300-plus days, and we at QuadCities.com are right there with you. We’re taking a glance in the rearview at the past 365 to run down the top 30 stories of the year for our site! Of course, since we cover entertainment, sports, and features, that’s all we’ve got going on here. For stories on the flood, politics, crime and such, please feel free to check out our news media partners at KWQC-TV6. For the criteria on how we picked the stories, check out my column on the countdown. As always, it’s interesting... Read More

Quad City Storm Storm Quad-Cities With Awesome Opening Weekend!

October 28th, 2019

The Quad City Storm stormed back onto the ice at TaxSlayer Center Friday and Saturday with two hard-fought opening contests, splitting with a win and a loss, but coming up big winners in providing excitement to fans and helping out local charities with an auction of Peanuts-themed jerseys on Saturday night! As the Storm posted on their Facebook page on Sunday morning: “Thanks for a great weekend Storm Fans! Opening night rocked and we appreciate your energy last night, even though we didn’t get the result we wanted. Our jersey auction for these Peanuts jerseys is open right now. Click... Read More

Three Lucky Locals Win Tickets To See The Quad City Storm!

October 24th, 2019

They came, they saw, they answered the trivia question correctly, and they won tickets! Yup, THREE lucky locals each won a pair of tickets to see the opening night game of the Quad City Storm this Friday! QuadCities.com is, once again, a proud sponsor of the Quad City Storm! And during select times this season, we’re giving away THREE PAIRS OF TICKETS to see the Storm at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline to a trio of lucky folks. All you have to do is answer our hockey trivia question correctly and email your answer to Sean@QuadCities.com before 3 p.m. Thursday. We’ll pick the winners... Read More

Play Hockey Trivia, Win Tickets To See The Quad City Storm!

October 22nd, 2019

How would you like to win a pair of tickets to see the opening night game of the Quad City Storm this Friday? It’s easy! And fun! QuadCities.com is, once again, a proud sponsor of the Quad City Storm! And we’re giving away THREE PAIRS OF TICKETS to opening night this Friday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline to a trio of lucky folks. All you have to do is answer the following hockey trivia question correctly and email your answer to Sean@QuadCities.com before 3 p.m. Thursday. We’ll pick the winners and notify you that afternoon and announce the winners Friday! The question is:... Read More

Looking To Raise Money? Storm Ready To Help Community In Season Two

August 15th, 2019

The Quad City Storm promised to be the “community’s team” during their inaugural season last year and they put their money where their promise was. After the team won the league’s community service award in June, the final $1000 check was delivered to United Way bringing the total to over $170,000 back to the Quad Cities community. “We want this program to grow and we want to show nonprofits and companies how to do it,” said Storm President, Gwen Tombergs. “The Give Back program is a win/win for the Storm and our community. If someone brings a group to a Storm game, we give them a... Read More

Q-C Storm Wins Amos Award, Donates To United Way

June 23rd, 2019

Earlier this month, local hockey team the Quad City Storm were named Wanda Amos award winners; the award given by the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) for superior community service. With the award, the league granted the team $1,000 to donate to a non-profit organization of their choice.   The Storm presented United Way of the Quad Cities CEO Rene Gellerman with the $1,000 check for her organization after winning the award. #QCStormCares  Read More

Quad City Storm Raise Almost $163,000 For Local Charities

April 8th, 2019

The Quad City Storm electrified the coffers of local charities during the hockey team’s inaugural season, striking lightning with the power of generosity as they raised a whopping $162,754 for area charities. The Storm held its end-of-season press conference Monday to announce the gifts and wrap up their inaugural journey, which ended with a 5-4 win over Evansville at Moline’s TaxSlayer Center Saturday night. QuadCities.com was happy and proud to be a media sponsor of the team and will continue as a sponsor in their second season. Storm president Gwen Tombergs released the following... Read More

Quad City Storm End Successful Inaugural Season!

April 8th, 2019

The Quad City Storm ended their home season at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline Saturday night, playing before a packed crowd of appreciative fans! The team ended their home run of their inaugural season as big winners, and so were the charities of the Quad-Cities, as the Storm surpassed their preseason goal of $100,000 raised for local charities by raising OVER $150,000 for charity! The Storm will be back at the TaxSlayer in the fall for their second season, and we’re looking forward to some more great hockey! We at QuadCities.com have been happy and proud to be the media sponsor of the Storm’s... Read More

New Tripmaster, NPR For Local Band, Hug A Book, Tomfoolery And More In The Good News!

April 3rd, 2019

So, what are some of the cool and positive things happening in and around the area? Glad you sorta asked! There’s always plenty of good news happening around the Quad-Cities, and here in What’s The Good News?, our cooperative effort with the good folks at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we highlight some of the awesome things happening around our area! Have something you want included next time around? Email Sean Leary at Sean@QuadCities.com. We’re happy to help! Now let’s get started in taking a look around the local spots for some positive and upbeat news…   Tripmaster Monkey... Read More

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