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Looking For Positive News? Here’s The Good News For June, Quad-Cities!

June 21st, 2021
Scott Beck and Bryan Woods winning a Saturn Award for "A Quiet Place"

It’s summer, covid is fading, and spirits are high for new beginnings and positivity! And we here at QuadCities.com, as we do every month, are giving you a dose of that positivity with our What’s The Good News column! Every month, we, in conjunction with our friends and partners at KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” give you a rundown of some of the positive things going on in and around the Quads. So, what’s the good news for this month? Here ya go… Quad City Arts Metro Arts Is Coloring Moline The Quad City Arts Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program has... Read More

Quad-Cities Joins Centennial Celebration of Women’s Suffrage

August 22nd, 2020
Looking For Positive News? Here's The Good News For June, Quad-Cities!

Saturday In The Arts is a weekly feature looking at a person, topic, or trend of interest in the Quad-Cities and nationwide.   This past week was a historic one for women in U.S. politics and the electoral system. One day after the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (giving some women the right to vote), California U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, accepted the Democratic Party nomination to be vice president Wednesday night. The 55-year-old (who would not only be the first woman, but the first black and south Asian to take that office) recognized the... Read More

Royal Neighbors of America Helping Out Quad-Cities Non-Profit Organizations

July 7th, 2020
Looking For Positive News? Here's The Good News For June, Quad-Cities!

Royal Neighbors of America, one of the largest, women-led providers of life insurance and annuities, has announced a $15,000 donation to Quad City area non-profit organizations struggling to meet increased demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The $15,000 donation comes on the heels of the nearly $100,000 Royal Neighbors has invested in its 170 local chapters nationwide so far this year. “During this challenging time, Royal Neighbors recognizes that many non‐profits, as well our community chapters, are experiencing significant challenges. While non-profits are seeing an influx of new clients... Read More

Quad-Cities Organizations Partner To Make Award-Winning Short Film

May 7th, 2020
Looking For Positive News? Here's The Good News For June, Quad-Cities!

The year 2020 may not be remembered fondly by most people, but it’s an important year for Royal Neighbors of America, Living Proof Exhibit, and anyone who cares about women’s rights. It’s the 125th anniversary of Royal Neighbors (the nationwide, Rock-Island based fraternal benefit society), the 10th anniversary of Living Proof (a Q-C nonprofit that uses the therapeutic nature of arts to help people touched by cancer), and the 100th of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving women the right to vote (honored in a current Putnam Museum exhibit). All three area... Read More

Pete the Purple Bull Keeping Citizens Safe Yet Again!

April 9th, 2020
Looking For Positive News? Here's The Good News For June, Quad-Cities!

Pete the Purple Bull, in partnership with Royal Neighbors Chapter 20046, wants to help Quad Citizens stay healthy and safe during this Covid-19 Pandemic! This afternoon, Thursday Apr 9, from 2 – 3 p.m. Pete the Purple Bull’s Team will be giving away FREE face scarfs! To receive yours, just drive into the parking lot of The Center (1411 Brady St. Davenport, IA) and you can receive a scarf without leaving your car. Each scarf is in a sealed plastic package. If you haven’t already, Pete would like everyone to please “Like” Pete the Purple Bull’s Kindness Rocks Campaign... Read More