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Price Is Right Many Ways In Benefit Live Set From Ryman

May 25th, 2020

On this Memorial Day, it’s important to not only remember those who’ve paid the ultimate price while serving our country, but it’s vital to recall other crucial parts of our lives, also gone. Remember in the “before times,” when going out to hear live music – packed in with hundreds or thousands of other boisterous fans – was a thing we could do? Seeing a favorite artist perform live is a thrill like no other (for me, Paul McCartney last June in Moline is but one example). Hearing that performer’s live album is a special, satisfying memento that attempts to capture that uniquely... Read More

QC HIVE Keeps Buzzing, Growing To Raise Money, Spirits In The Quad-Cities

May 15th, 2020

Sara Barto was looking forward to her 40th birthday on Friday, March 13. She and her husband Dave were planning to go out of town for the weekend. The world had other plans. A bartender at the new Off Point Pub, on Davenport’s Hickory Grove Road, the Bettendorf woman went to the doctor that day after having side pain and nausea. After several tests, including an ultrasound and liver biopsy, Barto was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. She started chemotherapy immediately but lost her job soon after when the then-four-month-old bar had to close due to Covid-19. Barto was embraced with support... Read More

Storm Storming Into Final Games Of The Season With Eyes On The Goals

March 9th, 2020

The Quad City Storm is thundering into their final games of the regular season with two goals in mind; making the playoffs and reaching the $100,000 mark in their donations to the community. Currently the Storm are in a four-way battle for one of the final two playoff positions in the SPHL.  The action off the ice is just as exciting for the Storm. With four specialty jersey auctions remaining this season, the goal of giving over $100,000 back to the community could become a reality. The Quad City Storm made community giving a focus when the team started last season. At every Storm game a local... Read More

Recycle The Runway With Dress For Success!

March 7th, 2020

Dress For Success is Recycling The Runway to help area people in need 5:30 to 9 p.m. April 23 at the Great River Hall, RiverCenter, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport! Join Dress for Success Quad Cities for a one-of-a-kind event where 10 designers compete with runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing they buy sight unseen in hopes of being one of the top 3 finalists to take home a cash prize. 100% of the nights’ proceeds will help provide free business-appropriate clothing, job-search support, mentoring and professional development workshops to women in the Quad Cities. The theme... Read More

Midwest Academy Of Dance Dancing For A Great Cause

December 11th, 2019

Want to check out some wonderful dance for a terrific cause? Come on out to see the Midwest Academy of Dance’s 15th Annual Toy Drive Concert for the Davenport Police Department Toy Drive at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Roosevelt Community Center Gym,1220 Minnie Ave., Davenport.  Read More

Dress For Success Reaches $1 Million in Donations

November 23rd, 2018

Thanks to generous fall grant support from the Regional Development Authority and The Hubbell-Waterman Foundation, as well as record-breaking proceeds from their 2018 Birdies for Charity campaign and Second Chance clothing sale in November, Dress for Success Quad Cities announces that they have surpassed the $1 Million milestone in total dollars raised to date. All funds raised stay right here and are invested back into the Quad Cities community.    From 2011 to 2018, Dress for Success Quad Cities has been able to raise a total of $1,051,548. Two grant funders have made a significant impact... Read More

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