News for Community

Wednesday, September 17 2014
Many Fulton businesses are very charitable and might be interested in creating a way that they could give to the community year after year regardless of how well the business is doing at the time. Investing some money today and over the next two years could provide any Fulton business with just such a way to give monetary grants to charities every year and forever. Right now Fulton’s ...read more
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Tuesday, September 16 2014
The Board of Directors of Timber Lake Playhouse has announced that current Executive Director, James Beaudry, will be returning to the position of Artistic Director for the theatre company’s 2015 summer season. The company is beginning a search for a new Executive Director, who will work with the board of directors, overseeing all business operations of the company which just completed its ...read more
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Tuesday, September 16 2014
Kevin and Joy Beirne, owners of Rainbow International of The Quad Cities, received the Top Gun Award and Franchisee of the Year Award from Rainbow International corporate during The Dwyer Group ® International Conference held Sept. 7-10 in Orlando, Fla. This award goes to franchise owners who achieve top sales and reach operation benchmarks. The Top Gun recipients represent the top 10 ...read more
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Monday, September 15 2014
Our Community, a peaceful place... is the theme for this year’s annual Stop the Hate /Show the Love Walk on Thursday, September 18, sponsored by the Clinton Peace Coalition. Everyone is encouraged to to attend and participate in this fun and meaningful event as a statement of hope and witness to peace in our community. Walkers are encouraged to gather at Clinton Community College, 1000 ...read more
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Friday, September 05 2014
Clinton Community College is hosting a Social Service Agency Information Fair in our Auditorium on Wednesday, September 17, from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM. The community is invited to attend this free event. “Clinton Community College is committed to providing services which make our students successful,” said CCC Dean of Students Lisa Miller. “Our students’ lives are very busy, ...read more
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Friday, September 05 2014
Neon Pink and Green shirts literally took over the city of LeClaire, Iowa on Saturday, August 23 rd , 2014, at the 5 th Annual Necker’s Jewelers Diamond Dash! Many LeClaire businesses, as well as sponsors from all around the QC Area, hosted the hundreds of Diamond Dash participants (and over one hundred volunteers) at clues along the Dash course throughout the 2 hour scavenger hunt dash ...read more
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Wednesday, September 03 2014
The Clinton LumberKings finished the 2014 season the way it began, losing to the Cedar Rapids Kernels. What happened in between, however, will forever be embedded in Clinton’s 78-year baseball lore. The LumberKings finished 30-38 in the first half, and again finished eight under in the second half at 31-39, giving them an overall record of 61-77. With 12 games remaining in the first half, ...read more
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Wednesday, September 03 2014
The volunteers at Fulton's Windmill Area enthusiastically invite area classrooms to come and learn at Fulton’s de Immigrant Windmill and the Windmill Cultural Center. Already this year, approximately 1,000 school children, teachers and parents have visited this unique area. The Windmill Area is located at the corner of 10th Avenue and 1st Street in downtown, Fulton, Illinois. Learning ...read more
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Tuesday, September 02 2014
Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross, Midwest River Region, encourages everyone to take the first step during National Preparedness Month and join America’s PrepareAthon, creating a disaster plan for their household that can help keep people safe in an emergency. “Having an emergency plan is an important step so everyone in the household knows what they ...read more
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Monday, August 18 2014
Registration is now open for the Midwest’s Largest High-Tech Scavenger Hunt! On Saturday, August 23 rd , 2014, the 5 th Annual Necker’s Jewelers Diamond Dash is taking over LeClaire! All of the proceeds from this one of a kind event support QC Paws. This year, for the first time, Necker’s Jewelers fans chose the Diamond Dash charity through a Facebook contest, and QC Paws came ...read more
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Monday, August 18 2014
-- Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. (HK) has been named an IPA 100 firm and IPA 100 Fastest-Growing Firm by INSIDE Public Accounting. Specifically, HK has been ranked as the 74 th largest CPA firm in the nation according to IPA’s Survey and Analysis of Firms, up from number 81 in 2013. This is IPA’s 24 th annual ranking of the largest accounting firms in the nation. Jon Thoms, CPA, ...read more
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