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Monday, July 16, 2018
Mel Foster Co. is supporting the First Day Project by becoming a drop off location and collecting school supplies for local students. Through the end of July, donation boxes are available at Mel Foster Co. metro Quad Cities offices including I-74 and Elmore Avenue in Davenport, Kimberly Road in Davenport, Cumberland Square in Bettendorf, 41st Street Moline and downtown Geneseo.   The First Day ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
(Quad-City Times) Arconic announced Monday it's signed its largest ever contract to supply aluminum sheet and plate products for Boeing. The contract will add volume to the production at the Davenport Works plant. The deal draws on Arconic's latest aerospace manufacturing technology, a thick plate stretcher, which was installed at the local plant last year, according to company officials.  Read ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Black Hawk College trustee Fritz W. Larsen of Moline has been elected to serve as the 2018-19 president of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association (ICCTA). He was the organization’s vice president for 2017-18 and treasurer for 2016-17.  Larsen was elected to the BHC Board of Trustees in April 2015 for a six-year term. He has served on the BHC Audit Committee and co-chaired the recent ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Davenport, IA – July 11, 2018 – Country Style Ice Cream is excited to announce that it will be opening its fifth Quad Cities location this August! Christina Sanchez-Lopez will be operating the new franchise out of the old Maggie Moo’s storefront at the Prairie Ridge Complex on Utica Ridge Road in Davenport across from Biaggi’s.   This new location is part of Country Style’s ever growing ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
DAVENPORT, Craig Bishop will use rare photos and videos to bring life to one of the most famous personalities of the early 20th century. Born near Ames, Iowa, and descendant of German Immigrants, Billy Sunday was an American Athlete that turned into a highly influential figure in both religion and politics. Mr. Bishop will give a biography of the man that helped shaped the United States' religious ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
DAVENPORT, The German American Heritage Center is excited to present the Putnam's Curator of History and Anthropology Christina Kastell on July 22nd at 2 PM!In the 1800's women's clothing actually restricted them from taking an active part in society. By the 1920's, both women's clothing - and society - was much looser. Learn how changes in women's fashion reflected women's changing roles in ...read more
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Monday, July 09, 2018
Quad-Cities-based IMEG Corp. provided engineering design and services for a $109 million renovation and expansion of the Museum at Gateway Arch National Park in St. Louis, which reopens to the public today.  IMEG’s St. Louis staff provided mechanical, electrical, and telecommunications design, along with construction administration services for the multi-year project, which added a ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Davenport, Iowa (June 28, 2018) – The Figge Art Museum will offer free admission July 5–August 12, 2018 thanks to the support of the John Deere Classic and the Bechtel Trusts.  Visitors will have free access to all current exhibitions including: Where the Wild Things Are, Alois Kronschlaeger: Polychromatic Contemplations, Steve Banks: Pop Culture Palimpsest, College Invitational and Rufino ...read more
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Tuesday, July 03, 2018
Community arts projects for the 2018 Metro Arts Youth Apprenticeship Program are underway. This year’s program – the largest in several years - includes three public murals, a photography studio, and an improv comedy troupe. This expansion of Metro Arts reflects a current initiative by Quad City Arts to broaden the reach of its educational and outreach programs. For the 19th year of the popular ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
East Moline, IL (June 25, 2018) — Construction has begun on the Student Life Center at United Township High School. An official ground breaking ceremony will take place on Monday, June 25th at 4 p.m. According to Brian Wegerer, Project Manager at Bush Construction, “Construction is off to a great start.We are proud of to be a part of UT’s renovation. This is a really exciting project.” United ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
On Friday, June 29, employees at Modern Woodmen of America’s home office in Rock Island, Illinois, will prepare 450 backpacks filled with school supplies to donate to local schools.   The backpacks will include items for elementary school students, including pencils, crayons, markers and notebooks. Employees will also craft encouraging letters for the young students and thank-you letters for ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
Davenport, IA – The Quad Cities River Bandits announced the three scholarship winners for the Bandit Scholars program during Saturday’s game at Modern Woodmen Park. River Bandits owner Dave Heller presented oversized checks symbolizing full cost-of-college scholarships to Charlotte Flynn at St. Ambrose University, Daniel Tjaden at Augustana College and Oliviana Kramer at Scott Community College. ...read more
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
DAVENPORT, Iowa (June 23, 2018) – Blaze Restoration Inc., with offices in Davenport Iowa, Moline and Galesburg, Illinois announces its sponsorship in the 3rd annual Quad City Area Burn Community Night at the Ball Park on Saturday June 23rd, 2018. This event will be at the Modern Woodman Park in Davenport, Iowa. The St. Florian Fire and Burn Foundation partners with the River Bandits to give the ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Leadership Development Program begins August 28, 2018  Integrity Integrated, Inc. is currently enrolling participants in the Fall 2018 Leadership Development Program. This 4-month program for highly motivated men and women who are ready to take their leadership skills to the next level. Participants develop a personal leadership development plan to create positive and measurable change. ...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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