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HAVLife Martini Shake Off Shakes Up Fun This Week

February 13th, 2024
HAVLife Martini Shake Off Shakes Up Fun This Week

HAVLife is shaking things up this week for a good cause. The 14th annual Martini Shake Off stirs it up from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport, offering an intoxicating blend of martinis, appetizers, music, and fun. This year has a Mardi Gras theme, and along those lines local band 10 Of Soul will be offering up a funky mix of upbeat tunes to get the good times rolling as the martinis are flowing. Local mixologists and chefs will feature their signature items as hundreds of folks show up to network, mingle, and just have some good food and drink while listening... Read More

HAVLife Martini Shakeoff Pouring Into Quad-Cities Tonight

February 16th, 2023
HAVLife Martini Shakeoff Pouring Into Quad-Cities Tonight

Join us on February 16, 2023 from 5:30pm – 9:00pm at the RiverCenter in Downtown Davenport as we sip on martini samples from local establishments to support our mission of Preventing Lost Potential™! You will spend an evening sipping on our area’s best martini samples while supporting a great cause! The 2023 Martini Shake Off™ will feature delicious appetizers, incredible silent auction items and music by The Shagadelics! Didn’t buy a ticket online? Don’t worry, tickets will be for sale at the event door for $65! All tickets purchased after February 7th will be at... Read More

Shake It Off with a Martini on February 16

February 15th, 2023
Shake It Off with a Martini on February 16

The Martini Shake Off shakes into Davenport on February 16, 2023! Sip on martini samples from local establishments to support the HAVlife Foundation’s mission of Preventing Lost Potential™! Soens an evening sipping on the Quad City Area’s best martini samples while supporting a great cause! The 2023 Martini Shake Off™ presented by IMEG CORP. will feature delicious appetizers, incredible silent auction items and music by The Shagadelics! Tickets are $65 – don’t delay, buy your tickets online now! Learn more: MARTINI SHAKE-OFF  Read More

Guest Editorial: QCA is Helping Prevent Lost Potential

March 10th, 2022
Guest Editorial: QCA is Helping Prevent Lost Potential

We continue to hear news reports of crime, abuse, and neglect. We often feel as though we are on the brink of disaster and unable to help, when in truth, we have never been closer to making a difference. It is one simple personal interaction away. A single positive comment, a lone hand extended in friendship and support, a smile and word of encouragement to motivate and mentor a young person. Preventing lost potential is the mission of The HAVlife Foundation. Preventing the lost potential of our community’s youth, those age 10-15 that may be currently living in an “at risk” world.... Read More

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Gets $1500 Grant From HAVLife Foundation!

February 20th, 2022
East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Gets $1500 Grant From HAVLife Foundation!

EMSSC is the recipient of a $1500 grant from the HAVlife Foundation! Director Jill Sanders-Colgan and Assistant Director Susy Hughes graciously accepted the grant. Thank you for supporting EMSSC!  Read More

Martini Shake Off Pops At Davenport’s River Center Tonight

February 17th, 2022
Martini Shake Off Pops At Davenport's River Center Tonight

Ready to taste some delicious and intoxicating martinis and help a great cause? Check out The HAV Life Martini Shake Off  TONIGHT from 5:30-9 p.m. at the RiverCenter in downtown Davenport. Fill up on local martini samples and appetizers from 7G Distributing, Azteca, Bally’s Quad-Cities Casino and Hotel, Barrel House, Bix Bistro, City Loafer’s, Embers of the Phoenix, Front Street Brewery, Granite City, Mac’s Tavern, Old Chicago, Pub 225, RAW, Steventon’s, The J Bar, The Office and The Quarry. There’s also a silent auction and live music from the Brat Pack. Tickets... Read More

Hunter Classic Starts Today! Golf For A Great Cause, And Help Local Children

October 4th, 2021
Hunter Classic Starts Today! Golf For A Great Cause, And Help Local Children

The 2021 Hunter Classic, benefiting the HAVlife™ Foundation, will be held Monday, October 4, 2021, at  Crow Valley Country Club, 4315 E. 60th Street, Davenport, IA. Registration will be held at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 12 noon. A total of 144 golfers can compete. Funds raised will benefit the HAVlife™ Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization based in the Quad Cities. HAVlife™ helps young people participate in activities they usually wouldn’t be able to afford. Ages 10 to 15 are special years for young people, when the dreams and ambitions of childhood develop into the achievements of... Read More

Have Fun With Tie-Dye and Support Great Cause Saturday in Davenport

July 6th, 2021
Have Fun With Tie-Dye and Support Great Cause Saturday in Davenport

Tyed Together 2021 will be a day of family fun where you can listen to local youth bands and have fun learning how to tie-dye T-shirts, this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Freight House Farmers‘ Market, 421 W. River Dr., Davenport. Funds raised will go to the HAVlife Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization based in the Quad-Cities. HAVlife helps young people to participate in activities they usually wouldn’t be able to afford. Funds raised at the event will pay for kids’ music lessons and instruments. Mama Bosso Pizza of Rock Island has organized and sponsored Tyed Together for... Read More

Sip on Some Fun at the 2020 HAVLife Martini Shake Off

February 17th, 2020
Sip on Some Fun at the 2020 HAVLife Martini Shake Off

Are you ready to spend an evening sipping on the best martinis the Quad Cities has to offer, while supporting a great cause? That’s right, it’s time for the 2020 Martini Shake Off! Join HAVLife on Thursday Feb 20 from 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the RiverCenter (136 E 3rd Street Davenport) with martini samples from local establishments to support their mission of Preventing Lost Potential! In addition to amazing martini creations, delicious appetizers will be available as well as incredible silent auction items. Live music from The Brat Pack will ensure this evening is unforgettable! Tickets are just... Read More

Get TYED Together at the Freight House

June 21st, 2019
Get TYED Together at the Freight House

Get TYED Together for a great cause this weekend! Back for the second year, TYED Together takes place this Sunday Jun 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Freight House Farmers’ Market (421 W River Drive Moline). Come listen to live music, shop at the market, do some arts and crafts, and of course tie-dye for free! Bring a shirt or buy from one of the vendors! Free fun for the whole family! There will also be art, face paint, bubbles, chalk, and other crafts, as well as Streets of Italy pizza! Performing on the stage: The Ellis Kell Winter Blues All-Stars          10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Hum... Read More