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New Kingdom Trailriders Is Open And Ready To Ride Again

June 15th, 2020

New Kingdom Trailriders, the Quad Cities’ only PATH accredited therapeutic horseback riding facility reopened June 1st after suspending all programming on March 18, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Knowing that riders and community members were struggling physically, mentally, and emotionally due to the shelter-in-place guidelines it was important as an organization, whose mission it is to empower individuals, to begin offering their equine assisted activities safely and securely as soon as possible. Rider and volunteer Cathy Bewley experienced increased anxiety, depression, and fear during... Read More

Mercado Cooking Up Something Special For Its Fifth

April 30th, 2020

Despite the Covid crisis, Mercado on Fifth is moving forth in its fifth year, cooking up some very special things. While the Moline-based nonprofit — which works to showcase Hispanic food, culture, and business – may postpone the start of its fifth-annual season, it’s also busy creating its first permanent building and has introduced new programming. In late 2019, Mercado, with real estate development group West Gateway Partners LLC, bought the former Car Shop Inc. at 423 12th St., Moline, next to the organization’s outdoor property. Mercado and West Gateway, both managed by members... Read More

Hampton Days Kicks It Up This Weekend

August 17th, 2017

If you are looking a fun family day this weekend, then look no further than Hampton Days! The Village of Hampton may be a quiet and small town along the Mississippi River, but this weekend they will be kicking it up a notch with a fishing derby for kids, craft and vendor fair, live music and so much more! The activities will take place on Saturday Aug 19 at the Hampton Heritage Center, located at 251 S State Ave Hampton. Here is the full schedule of fun: 7 a.m.                      Hampton Fire Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m.                      Cruise-In Car... Read More