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Friday, October 20, 2017
The United States relationship with China is in the news regularly, even more so in Iowa with the recent appointment of former Governor Terry Branstad as ambassador to the country.   Muscatine and Scott Community Colleges are providing a rare opportunity for people to learn more about that relationship on October 24 and 25.   First, on October 24, Muscatine Community College (MCC) has ...read more
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
  ContactGlo HanneTelephone563.441.4081Emailghanne@eicc.eduWebsitewww.eicc.edu/ehsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 18, 2017EICC offers ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, and SAFETY COURSES  Davenport, IA, October 18, 2017 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer two Environmental, Health, and Safety courses during the week of November 6, 2017. To register for any course, please call (563) 441-4100 or ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
Oct. 10, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – Enjoy local craft brews, live music and a GIANT Screen movie during the Putnam’s Brew & View series, a series of events that showcases craft brews and a variety of movies every third Thursday of the month beginning Thursday, Oct. 19.“Our new Brew & View series is ideal for a night out with your friends, socializing and enjoying great, local craft brews,” says Kim ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
Davenport, Iowa (October 10, 2017) – On Saturday a new exhibition will open in the third-floor gallery at the Figge Art Museum. Power and Piety: Spanish Colonial Art From the Patricia Phelps De Cisneros Collection presents 56 objects, ranging from paintings to silver candlesticks to bishop’s chairs, made in the Spanish and Portuguese colonies of the Americas from the late 17th to the early 19th ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
This “Odd-tober,” new episodes and returning favorites premiere on-air and on streaming platforms, including ARTHUR AND THE HAUNTED TREE HOUSE on Monday, October 23  Moline, IL, – This “Odd-tober,” WQPT invites families to celebrate Halloween all month long, with spooky new episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities.  On October 23, WQPT will premiere ARTHUR AND ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
Oct. 11, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – Explore NASA missions, examine a moon rock brought back by the crew of Apollo 17, discover the mysteries of space on the GIANT Screen and more during the Putnam’s Adventures in Space weekend Friday, Oct. 20 – Sunday, Oct. 22! During the Adventures in Space weekend the Putnam Museum will open its doors free of charge to the community as they experience the Journey ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— October 13, 2017            WHAT: 2017 Kwik Star Festival of Trees, benefiting Quad City Arts            WHEN:  November 16-26, 2017            WHERE: River Center, 136 E. 3rd Street Davenport, IA             THEME:  Jingle All the Way Quad City Arts’ largest fundraiser event, Festival of Trees, is back celebrating 32 years of holiday merriment. We are pleased to announce ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
(Credit Union Magazine) Baseball legend Yogi Berra once observed that “the future ain’t what it used to be.” But if anyone in the financial services industry is preparing for what tomorrow brings, it’s Matt McCombs, president/CEO of Vibrant Credit Union. Read more>
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Monday, October 16, 2017
Davenport, IA, October 28, 2017 – Chad Pregracke’s Living Lands & Waters (LL&W) needs your help at their MillionTrees Project tree nursery!   Volunteers ages 6 and up are invited to help plant acorns. Lunch will be provided to all participants, who can come and go as they please. Times are from 9am-12p. Location is 6000 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, IA.   Please register online at ...read more
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Monday, October 16, 2017
RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – was recently named a “Best Firm to Work For” by Consulting® magazine. This is the fourth consecutive year RSM has made the list, scoring high in the annual survey’s Work/Life Balance, Career Development and Firm Culture categories. RSM’s financial consulting practice also made ...read more
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Thursday, October 12, 2017
Contact:Jennifer VanGenderen, Per Mar Security Services563-344-7313    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 12, 2017  Per Mar Security Services Awards Academic Scholarships to Ten Students  DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, is pleased to announce it has awarded ten $500 scholarship ...read more
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
EICC offers ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, and SAFETY COURSES  Davenport, IA, October 11, 2017 – Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) will offer three Environmental, Health, and Safety courses during the week of October 30, 2017. To register for any course, please call (563) 441-4100 or go online to http://web2.eicc.edu/forms/mail.html. Our full list of upcoming courses is online at ...read more
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Tuesday, October 10, 2017
A team of local economic development leaders are planning a 6 County Fast Pitch Competition in March 2018 to provide entrepreneurs with the resources they need to turn their ideas into new businesses or products that will be based in Henry, Henderson, Knox, Mercer, Stark, or Warren Counties. Several information sessions set for October will explain the process.  Similar to what’s seen on “Shark ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
The Party With A Purpose: Holiday Hat Bash Kicks Off The Giving Season  Davenport, IA –In 2008, Lenora sent a letter thanking someone named “Kate” from CASI, the Center for Active Seniors in Davenport. Kate had given a gift and a card to Lenora.  At 89 years old, she didn’t receive too many visitors, let alone Christmas gifts. In fact, it was the ONLY Christmas gift she had received.Just think, a ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising to Present at Iowa Hospital Association Annual Meeting  AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising Chief Fundraising Adviser Justin Tolan will be co-presenting a breakout session entitled “Building Your Hospital Endowment” at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) on October 11 in Des Moines. His co-presenter is Caleb Hegna of UnityPoint Health – Des ...read more
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Monday, October 09, 2017
Davenport, IA – Friendly House, 1221 Myrtle St, Davenport, will host Hogtoberfest on Thursday, October 12 at the RiverCenter from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.  This year, Hogtoberfest is Going Back to the 80’s!  Get your tickets to our annual Hogtoberfest fundraiser today! This exciting event will include pork, craft beer and seasonal specialty samples from local vendors. Guests will be treated to ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
Bettendorf — Come in costume and celebrate the fall season! On Sunday, October 22, from noon – 5:00 PM the Family Museum’s annual event, Scarecrow Shenanigans, returns this year with even more kooky, spooky, and ooky activities. Almost every gallery and room in the Museum will be filled with art activities, games, and science projects.  The Family Museum will be bursting with activities including ...read more
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Friday, October 06, 2017
The 2017 Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic Annual Report: Americans’ Views of Prescription Pain Medication and Chiropractic Care brings the voice of the American public into the debate about the U.S. opioid epidemic and pain relief.  Key findings from the full report, released today, reveal that 78 percent of U.S. adults prefer to try other ways to address their physical pain before they take ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
Sept. 26, 2017 (Davenport, Iowa) – Take a trip to “the top of the world,” surround yourself in wilderness country and discover the beauty of deserts in the 2017-2018 World Adventure Series, a series of documentaries that takes viewers on a trip around the globe, returning to the Putnam Tuesday, Oct. 10.“Our World Adventure Series takes guests on a six-story tall trip around the world,” says Kim ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
Davenport, IA –CASI has been selected as 1 of only 10 area Not for Profits to participate in the 2017 Challenge Grant sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend.  The Foundation will award CASI $10,000 if we are successful in raising $10,000 in matching funds by December 31, 2017!  We need your help.These funds will help support services for older adults in our community.  Older ...read more
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Monday, October 02, 2017
The agents and staff of eleven Mel Foster Co. office locations have collected over $3,800 to help the recovery efforts after hurricanes Harvey and Irma destroyed parts of the southern United States.  “Seeing the devastation these areas have faced prompted us to do a formal collection internally to offer a modest level of support. It will take these communities years to be whole again and the ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Contact: Lori Leipold, public relations manager, Palmer College of Chiropractic; (563) 884-5726; lori.leipold@palmer.edu; www.palmer.edu  NIH commits $7 million to Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research and partners to study chiropractic care for Veterans with chronic low-back pain   (Davenport, IOWA) -- Scientists at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research (PCCR), along with partner ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
DAVENPORT, Iowa  – October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Family Resources’ SafePath Survivor Resources program is partnering with local schools, salons, and other community agencies to spread awareness.  According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, more than 17% of Iowa women are stalked during their lifetimes. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States have ...read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Davenport, Iowa (September 25, 2017) – Opening Saturday in the second-floor Katz Gallery at the Figge Art Museum is a new exhibition of work from Rock island native and distinguished artist of the 20th century: Irma René Koen (1883-1975).   Irma René Koen: An ArtistRediscovered features more than 40 paintings by Irma René Koen produced over the course of 70 years. Her work reflects her artistic ...read more
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Mary Marker credits a renewable scholarship through the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB) with helping her do more than pay for college. Marker, who spoke at this year?s CFGRB scholarship reception this past weekend at the Quad City Botanical Center, said the $14,000 she will receive over four years thanks to the generosity of donors Ted and Eloise Pfeiff provided ...read more
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Monday, May 08, 2017
It was a proud moment for Laurie Elliot when she picked her daughter up from a Teens for Tomorrow meeting and the high school student couldn’t wait to share with her mom what she had learned about local nonprofits. “She got in the car and said, ‘Mom, I learned so much today,’” Laurie Elliot recalled. “I served on nonprofit boards and did volunteer work before I had her, but I don’t think I ever ...read more
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