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Rust Belt Postpones Upcoming Events Due To Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

In light of Illinois Governor Pritzker’s recommendation that all major events be canceled or postponed, (https://www2.illinois.gov/Pages/news-item.aspx…) The Rust Belt will be following the lead of many other major arenas, sports teams, and public events and postponing upcoming events to stop the spread of COVID-19. The venue announed, “We will communicate will all ticket holders for upcoming shows with instructions and information regarding rescheduled dates or refunds. “We apologize for this disruption in your plans, and we hope to return to business as usual soon. “For... Read More

Sean Leary Soccer Camp Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 13th, 2020

The first annual Sean Leary Pre-Season Soccer Camp, originally due to begin Saturday, has been postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus. Officials at the venue for the event, Rivers Edge in Davenport, have been considering postponing events in light of the recent cancellations by other organizations and venues, including Moline’s TaxSlayer, and the camp decided to get ahead of the situation. The decision was made not only out of concern for children attending the camp, but for their grandparents and younger siblings who are the most vulnerable to exposure to the virus, as well as parents... Read More

TaxSlayer Center Postpones All Events For 30 Days Due To Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

Moline’s TaxSlayer Center has postponed all events for 30 days due to concerns about the coronavirus. Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker announced plans to postpone all events expected to draw over 1000 people over the next month, and TaxSlayer has followed suit. The following post was dropped on the TaxSlayer Facebook page this morning: All Ticketed Events Postponed for 30 Days. Due to the Governor’s mandate, all ticketed events are postponed for the next 30 days. We will be rescheduling our events. Please continue to check our website for rescheduled dates and retain your tickets for... Read More

Quad City Storm Season Suspended Due To Coronavirus

March 13th, 2020

The Quad City Storm’s season, as well as the seasons of all SPHL hockey teams, has been suspended due to concerns over the coronavirus. A press release from the SPHL released this evening stated: For the safety of our fans, players, team personnel and arena staff, the Southern Professional Hockey League today announced that due to concerns over the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, it has suspended the 2019-2020 season effective immediately. The SPHL and its member teams will continue to monitor developments over the weekend and provide an update on the 2019-2020 season in the near future. For... Read More

Comedian Andrew King Explains Coronavirus

March 12th, 2020

With the coronavirus on the spread, these are troubling times, and with everything from the local St. Patrick’s Day festivities to NBA and NHL games being canceled, people are nervous and stressed out and looking for answers. Of course, there are a number of places you could go to find actual cogent information on the coronavirus, like this Joe Rogan podcast with an infectious disease expert. However, if you’re looking for something less stressful but still enlightening, Quad-Cities comedian Andrew King has come up with this interesting and informative look at the virus and it’s... Read More

Quad-Cities St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Events, Postponed Due To Coronavirus Concerns

March 11th, 2020

It’s looking like the luck of the Irish isn’t going the way of the Quad-Cities St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The 35th annual bi-state event, originally slated for this Saturday, has been postponed due to concerns over the coronavirus, according to a press release sent out by the event’s president, Joe Dooley. The press release from the St. Patrick’s Society states: “We pledged that should we hear from experts that the Parade should not be held, we would follow that recommendation. We did indeed this evening receive the recommendation from a County Health administrator... Read More