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Especially During Covid, Quad-Cities Small Businesses Need Your Support

August 7th, 2020

Things are not looking good for this fall in regard to covid-19. Numbers are spiking, the government has been pathetically inept in terms of dealing with the crisis, and the economy is once again on the verge of completely tanking. Unemployment is up, some industries are shut down through the end of the year, and others are teetering on the precipice of being shut down, maybe for good. I don’t know about you, but I’m so pessimistic I’m starting to stock up on toilet paper. That’s why it’s more important than ever to shop at your locally-owned small businesses now. Local... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of June 14th: Paint Parties, Live Music, Craft Fairs and MORE!

June 14th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. As the current health situation in our country continues to force the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities, we are once again... Read More

EMSSC Spartans Raise Almost $1,000!

May 30th, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of managers Jerad Welter of HyVee Moline on 7th Street and John Deere Road, and Alex McGehee of Anchor Lumber in East Moline, the EMSSC Spartans 08 team, ranked #15 in Illinois, was able to raise almost $1,000 in a bake sale at both spots last weekend. The money raised will help pay for tournament costs and uniform costs for the team! The team is extremely grateful to the managers of both shops and to everyone who contributed for a great cause!  Read More

New Concerts, A KISS For The USO, Soccer Stars And More Are Among The Good News!

March 19th, 2019

There’s so much bad news in the world, how about some good stuff? 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…   A KISS for the USO, from the Q-C Storm! The Quad City... Read More

Another UFO Over The Quad-Cities?

August 22nd, 2018

Is ET shopping at HyVee? A third UFO sighting in as many weeks flew onto local radar over the weekend, this time over central Rock Island. Previous sightings have occurred in east Davenport near Bettendorf and in downtown Rock Island and Davenport, during a sighting of possibly two UFOs floating high over the Mississippi River from the Iowa side into the Illinois side and into central Rock Island. That sighting was likewise reported and demonstrated on video here on QuadCities.com. The latest sighting took place late Sunday night and involved an object of flashing green lights and static red lights... Read More

HyVee Sustainable Market Open This Weekend

August 9th, 2018

What better way to celebrate the season changing than bringing local producers together for the first Sustainable Sunday Market at Hy-Vee (750 42nd Ave Dr. – Moline)? The Sustainable Sunday Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, August 12th will have over 12 local producers who grow and make organic, non-GMO products from grass-fed meat, microgreens, coconut milk soaps, honey, and more!  The Sustainable Sunday Market will be the second Sunday of each month through September. QC Buy Local, an online (local) farmer’s market, is honored to partner with Hy-Vee to bring the Quad... Read More

QC Buy Local and Hy-Vee Present the Sustainable Sunday Market

July 5th, 2018

Moline, Ill. – What better way to celebrate the season changing than bringing local producers together for the Sustainable Sunday Market at Hy-Vee (750 42nd Ave Dr. – Moline). The Sustainable Sunday Market on Sunday, July 8th will have over 12 local producers who grow and make organic, non-GMO products from grass-fed meat, microgreens, coconut milk soaps, honey, and more! If you’re wanting samples, look no further! Hy-Vee’s Chef will be making food using the products being sold at the market The Sustainable Sunday Market will be the second Sunday of each month through September. (July... Read More

Kids In The Kitchen Served Up This Weekend

December 15th, 2017

Looking for a kid-friendly event this weekend? How about one that involved gingerbread houses? Both Bettendorf and Moline (John Deere Rd) Hy-Vee locations are holding their Kids in the Kitchen events this Saturday Dec 16 and both classes are focusing on holiday fun! Join Bettendorf Hy-Vee dietician Lauren for Kids in the Kitchen: Gingerbread Houses and Holiday Recipes from 1-2 p.m. The cost per child is $12. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend. Registration is required. To register, contact Lauren by calling Bettendorf Hy-Vee at (563) 332-8496 or by sending an e-mail... Read More

Kendall Simmons Blitzes Q-C For Diabetes Day

November 14th, 2017

Former NFL player and Super Bowl champion Kendall Simmons will blitz the area to help tackle diabetes tonight on World Diabetes Day. Simmons, who played with the World Champion New England Patriots, will be the featured speaker as the November Diabetes Support Group holds its monthly meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Hy-Vee,  2400 2nd Ave, Muscatine. Simmons graduated from Auburn where he starred as a guard and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft.  He was also a member of the New England Patriots, with whom he won a Super Bowl, and the Buffalo Bills.... Read More

Play Ball At HyVee John Deere Road!

May 26th, 2017

Are you a fan of baseball? Delicious food? Raising money for a good cause? Then this is the event for you! On Saturday May 27, Hy-Vee on John Deere Rd in Moline will be hosting a Family Baseball Event, Play Ball! From 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. you can bring the whole family out for a day full of baseball fun. You will have an opportunity to show off your curveball skills at the Fast Pitch Machine, or your pitching speed at the Dunk Tank! Each throw is $1 or you can buy a bundle of 6 throws for $5. All proceeds will be given to the Children’s Therapy Center. From 12-1:30 p.m. Rascal the Racoon, the... Read More

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