Friday - August 6, 2021
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

New Workforce Podcast Gives Quad-Cities Students a Glimpse of Many Careers

May 27th, 2021
New Workforce Podcast Gives Quad-Cities Students a Glimpse of Many Careers

Melissa Pepper and Matt Rebro are a real piece of work, literally. In their big jobs, they work with many local clients – she’s president of Total Solutions (which handles information technology, accounting, payroll, marketing and human-resources functions for small to mid-sized businesses throughout the Quad-Cities), and he’s vice president of business development for Russell Construction (which helps build the entire region). The super-friendly, unpretentious pair are also building something new on the air, and in the minds of many Q-C students, as hosts of the new podcast “A Real Piece... Read More

Quad-Cities Whitey’s Stores Re-Opening May 11!

May 7th, 2020
Quad-Cities Whitey's Stores Re-Opening May 11!

Great news today! Whitey’s ice cream is coming back May 11! Whitey’s announced this on their Facebook today: We are thrilled to announce that our stores will be opening again on Monday, May 11! All stores (except North Park) will be open for drive-thru business only and our hours of operation will be Sunday – Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Friday/Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. We have taken extreme caution in reopening to ensure the safety of our employees and customers. For additional information on how each store’s drive-thru is going to operate and more details on... Read More

Davenport’s APS Named Iowa Small Business Exporter Of The Year

March 31st, 2020
Davenport's APS Named Iowa Small Business Exporter Of The Year

The Region 7 Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration has named American Power Systems Inc. (APS), in Davenport, Iowa as the Small Business Exporter of the Year for the State of Iowa and for SBA’s Region 7 (which includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska). APS president Amy Lank and the export team at APS of Tyler Fangmann, Vince Kresho and Brandy Welvaert were recognized for the company’s increased growth in export markets, their effective use of federal and state export programs, and their overall dedication to exporting. APS has grown from a small shop producing... Read More

Local Union 25 Celebrates Women In Construction Week

February 28th, 2020
Local Union 25 Celebrates Women In Construction Week

To recognize and celebrate the achievements of women in the industry, Women in Construction Week was started as a national campaign held annually during the first full week in March. The goal: to promote the fearless females who have chosen the trades as a career path and emphasize the growing role of women in the construction industry. According to the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), women make up 9.1 percent of the U.S. construction workforce. This figure encompasses all positions held by women, including executive, administrative and other office positions. A much smaller... Read More