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Monday, February 19, 2018
Electrical Distributor’s Excellence in Employee Development Recognized for Third Consecutive Year  CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (2/16/2018) – For the third consecutive year, Van Meter Inc., an electrical and automation distributor based in Iowa, is named to Training Magazine’s “Training Top 125” list. The international ranking was announced at Training Magazine’s 2018 Conference & Expo in Atlanta, GA. The ...read more
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Monday, February 19, 2018
The Machine Shed Restaurant is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The Machine Shed opened its first location in 1978 on the outskirts of Davenport, Iowa. Starting with only 100 seats, and a powerful commitment: “Dedicated to the American Farmer.” That five-word dedication meant working hard to have a restaurant that wasn’t just ‘farm themed’ but something that farmers could be proud of. ...read more
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Monday, February 19, 2018
Since 1951, Davenport Junior Theatre (DJT) has been making theatre “For Kids, By Kids.”  The upcoming production of Seussical Jr is the first Broadway production in nearly 10 years.  The last was Snoopy in 2009.  “It’s by far the biggest show we’ve done in 18 years,” said Artistic Director, Daniel Sheridan.  “The last time we did a production on this scale was Anne of Green Gables at the Adler ...read more
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Monday, February 19, 2018
DAVENPORT (Feb. 12, 2018) — The Putnam will provide families with the tools they need to engineer a night of hands-on learning and fun Friday, Feb. 16, with Family Fun Night.STEM-related ideas and activities will take center stage at the Putnam Museum & Science Center with "Engineering our World" from 5 to 8:30 p.m.During this monthly family night, museum educators will provide free activities in ...read more
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
  ContactNicki PetrilloTelephone563.441.4083Emaildpetrillo@eicc.eduWebsitewww.eicc.edu/ehsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 15, 2018EICC offers ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, and SAFETY COURSES  Davenport, IA, February 15, 2018 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer five Environmental, Health, and Safety courses during the weeks of February 26 and March 5, 2018. To register for any course, ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
DAVENPORT, IA – Ruhl&Ruhl REALTORS is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Beason to company President.  Beason was born and raised in the Quad Cities and is the fifth generation of the Ruhl family to lead the company.  Ruhl&Ruhl was founded in 1862 and is the largest independently-owned brokerage in Iowa.“I am honored and humbled to build upon the strong foundation laid by prior ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
DAVENPORT, IOWA (Feb. 6, 2018) — Integrity Insurance, a property and casualty carrier, is proud to announce Mel Foster Insurance earned a spot in the 2018 Leadership Circle, which honors the top-tier agencies for their work in 2017. To achieve Leadership Circle status, Mel Foster Insurance met specific criteria based on premium, profitability and growth.  Integrity President Jill Wagner Kelly ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Davenport, Iowa (February 12, 2018) – Having worked with wood as his primary medium for more than 50 years, local Bettendorf artist Steve Sinner has mastered the art of woodturning. A display of his work will be on view at the Figge Art Museum beginning Saturday, February 17.  Steve Sinner: Master Woodturner highlights nearly 30 examples of Sinners solo work and collaborations as well as his ...read more
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Friday, February 09, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Council of Investigation and Security Services (NCISS) announced U.S. Capitol Police Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey are this year’s recipients of the 2017 John J. Duffy Memorial Award. The John J. Duffy Memorial Award is named for NCISS’s first President, John J. Duffy, co-founder of Per Mar Security Services. It is the council’s highest honor, and ...read more
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Monday, February 05, 2018
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Nov. 30, 2017 – Genesis Senior Services is expanding to assist seniors who face the issue of keeping their home safe, or deciding to change homes as their health needs change.  Home Transition Solutions Group is a Quad Cities company assisting clients with what can be an overwhelming and stressful decision about whether their home still matches their needs. The mission of Home ...read more
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Monday, February 05, 2018
Davenport, Iowa (February 5, 2018) – The 6th annual Cajun Cook-Off at the Figge Art Museum will be held on Fat Tuesday, February 13 from 5-8 p.m. Guests are invited to sample decadent Cajun-inspired dishes prepared by eight area chefs. Sponsored by KWQC-TV and the Quad-City Times, this event benefits Figge art education outreach programs and major exhibitions.   This year’s participating chefs ...read more
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Monday, February 05, 2018
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Media Investment Group Inc. (“New Media” or the “Company”, NYSE: NEWM), one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by number of publications, announced today that it has acquired a 20% equity stake in TapOnIt, an opt-in text-based platform that delivers offers from local businesses direct to consumers’ ...read more
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Sunday, February 04, 2018
QUAD-CITIES, ILL. – Civil engineering firms Missman Inc. and McClure Engineering Associates are now doing business as IMEG. The name changes follow Summer 2017 mergers of both firms with IMEG Corp., with whom both Missman and McClure had long-standing relationships in delivering high-quality design engineering to the greater Quad-Cities region. The mergers expanded IMEG’s Central U.S. team and ...read more
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Sunday, February 04, 2018
Ruhl&Ruhl Realtors celebrated a strong 2017, with company sales volume of $885,559,275, making 2017 their best year ever.  In addition, Ruhl Mortgage closed $126,438,295 in loan volume.  “We are blessed to have you as part of our Ruhl&Ruhl family. It takes a great team working together to provide our clients their best real estate experiences ever! Thank you for your caring and professional ...read more
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Thursday, February 01, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 1, 2018  Contact: Laura Byrne, III FFC 815-254-3332 EXT: 6lbyrne@iiiffc.org  III FFC Sponsoring Free Prevailing Wage Seminar in Rockford, ILThis is a must attend event for public bodies, contractors, and attorneys  COUNTRYSIDE, IL – The Indiana, Illinois, Iowa Foundation for Fair Contracting (“III FFC”) is sponsoring a Prevailing Wage Seminar on Wednesday, February ...read more
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Friday, January 26, 2018
A portion from each of 88,000 amusement rides last season will benefit health initiatives for children  DAVENPORT, Iowa (January 24, 2018) – Today the Quad Cities River Bandits fulfilled their pledge to donate 100% of all profits from the Genesis Kidz Koaster as well as fifty cents from each wide of the Ferris Wheel, Drop-N-Twist, Spinning Bumper Cars, Kiddie Train, and River Rocker to the ...read more
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Friday, January 26, 2018
IOWA/IL QUAD-CITIES – For centuries, the city of Venice, Italy, has been held in high esteem for its art and architecture. It has also been a source of inspiration for composers, filmmakers, authors, and poets around the world. This highly desirable travel destination receives up to 30 million tourists a year. On February 3 and 4, Postcards from Venice, the fourth entry in the Quad City Symphony ...read more
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Friday, January 26, 2018
Davenport, Iowa (January 23, 2018) – From October 9, 2018 to January 6, 2019, the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa will present the exhibition French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850-1950from the world-renowned collection of the Brooklyn Museum in New York. The exhibition, organized by the Brooklyn Museum, brings together 60 paintings and sculptures by some of the world’s most treasured artists ...read more
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Looking for a fun and informative presentation for your organization or business?  The Figge Art Museum Ambassadors are available to give a free 30 minute presentation about the Figge Art Museum.  All participants will receive two complimentary passes to the museum.   Please contact Sara Morby at 563.345.6642 or smorby@figgeartmuseum.org to schedule your program.
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Monday, January 22, 2018
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, named Great River Health Systems as Per Mar’s 2017 Customer of the Year for exhibiting the traits of a strong security partner. Per Mar has been the security provider for Great River Health Systems since 2013, and Per Mar’s subsidiary, Midwest ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
      January 22, 2018      For more information:Samantha Meier, Assistant Director of MarketingCASI – Center For Active Seniors, Inc.563.386.7477 x 241smeier@casiseniors.org  2018 St. Patrick’s Day Race  Davenport, Iowa - The Quad Cities will come together to run for the gold at the 2018 CASI St. Patrick’s Day Race on Saturday, March 17, 2018 to benefit the Center for Active ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
QUAD CITIES, USA (01/16/18) – IHMVCU wants to help students reduce their student loan debt by offering a $10,000 scholarship to an undergraduate, graduate or vocational/technical school student who stands out in the class room and stands up in their community.   According to Student Loan Hero, Americans own more than $1.45 trillion in student loan debt. The average Class of 2016 college ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
Davenport, Iowa (January 22, 2018) – Since 1955, the Rock Island Art Guild, a volunteer-run organization, has supported the arts in the Quad-City region through exhibitions, educational programs and scholarships. This year, the guild’s 40th juried exhibition will be installed in the Figge’s third-floor gallery beginning Saturday.  Sponsored by the Rock Island Art Guild, the exhibition is open to ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
American Bank & Trust started nearly 50 years ago as a neighborhood bank on the Hilltop of Rock Island. We are proud to have them as a member of the Chamber and commend them for their commitment to building this region. #togetherwecan #weloveourmembershttps://vimeo.com/250183514
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  ContactNicki PetrilloTelephone563.441.4083Emaildpetrillo@eicc.eduWebsitewww.eicc.edu/ehsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 16, 2018EICC offers ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, and SAFETY COURSES  Davenport, IA, January 16, 2018 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer six Environmental, Health, and Safety courses during the week of January 29, 2018. To register for any course, please call (563) ...read more
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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
If you’ve been to your veterinarian recently, you are well aware of the rising costs of veterinary care.  A routine wellness visit with vaccines, heartworm and flea preventatives can easily run you over a few hundred dollars.  Some companies are creating wellness packages to help owners distribute veterinary costs over the span of a year.  These wellness packages are gaining in popularity, but are ...read more
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