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Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Adapts During Covid, And Changes Name

May 3rd, 2021

In addition to adapting to an unprecedented past 14 months due to Covid, the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) also spent the past year planning to transition to a new name, ImpactLife. The name – which became effective Monday, May 3 – represents the Davenport-based nonprofit community blood provider to 120 hospitals in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Serving residents of 116 counties (88 of which are in the MVRBC service area), the organization also previously included Central Illinois Community Blood Center (CICBC) and Community Blood Services of Illinois (CBSI). In... Read More

Davenport Business Owner Spreads Sweetness to Local Hospital Staff

November 18th, 2020

Tiphanie Cannon, owner of Oh So Sweet by Tiphanie in downtown Davenport, was the perfect pick to be a main speaker Wednesday morning for the Quad Cities Chamber AMp Up meeting (held virtually). She’s not only found creative ways to cope and thrive during the Covid-19 pandemic, Cannon has shown enormous heart by making hundreds of lunches this week for overworked medical staff at UnityPoint Health – Trinity and Genesis hospitals. Originally planned as an “Adopt a Nurse” program, she asks customers to spend $10 per employee, for Oh So Sweet to make and deliver individually boxed lunches consisting... Read More