News for Community

Monday, October 20 2014
The annual appreciation dinner for the Volunteer Millers who, during the past year, gave their time and talents to the maintenance and operation of “de Immigrant,” Fulton’s authentic Dutch windmill, was held on Monday, October 13. The Fulton Meat Market catered the dinner in the outreach center of the Presbyterian Church of Fulton. Chief Miller Ron Koehn served as master of ...read more
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Wednesday, October 15 2014
Ascentra Credit Union will break ground for a new branch to be built on the corner of Brady and Locust Streets in Davenport on Friday, Oct. 17 at 4:00 p.m. This new branch will replace the nearby branch Ascentra merged in with Scott Schools Credit Union in 2013. It will provide convenient access to members and future members of the credit union in a very visible location. The state of the art ...read more
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Thursday, October 09 2014
The Fulton Chamber of Commerce was awarded with a D.S. Flikkema Foundation grant at their October 8, 2014, monthly meeting. The grant is intended to help defray costs of the Fulton Christmas Walk to be held on Friday, December 5, from 5:00 - 7:30 PM. The Fulton Boy Scouts have a tradition of illuminating the Fulton Dike each year with candles. The grant will help to cover the cost of these ...read more
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Thursday, October 09 2014
Flora S. Lowe worked in the facility for 34 years Ashford University’s campus library will be renamed The Flora S. Lowe Library to honor the person who spent the past 34 years in that facility helping students, faculty, and staff as library director. Flora and her husband Dr. William “Curt” Lowe both began working at Mount St. Clare College (Ashford’s predecessor) in 1980. ...read more
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Saturday, October 04 2014
The Ascentra Credit Union Scholarship Competition is once again offering a total of $10,000 in scholarships to assist their members planning to further their education starting the 2015 – 2016 school year. The ten scholarships will be awarded to students as follows: Five $1,000 scholarships for high school students planning to enter college Five $1,000 scholarships for members age 19 or ...read more
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Saturday, October 04 2014
There is great news for those who love to decorate for the Christmas season. The Clinton Kiwanis Club is pleased to announce the return of the Clinton Kiwanis Club Christmas Lighting Contest. The Theme for the 2014 contest will be Winter Wonderland . The contest will award $100 River Cities Gold prizes in four categories, presented on December 17 at the regular Kiwanis Club meeting. Categories ...read more
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Saturday, October 04 2014
On September 22, 2014, Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. (HK), a Top 100 CPA and business consulting firm in the U.S., acquired Crippen, Reid & Bowen, LLC (CRB), a local CPA firm with locations in Moline and Geneseo, Ill. Gregory C. Burbach, CPA, CFP ® , managing partner for HK, states, “Since the opening of our Davenport branch in October of 2013, HK has been dedicated to growing our ...read more
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Friday, October 03 2014
DHCU Community Credit Union breaks ground on second branch in Clinton DHCU Community Credit Union is looking to build on it’s success in the Clinton community with the construction of it’s second branch location. Ground breaking for the new branch, located at 2445 Valley West Drive will begin this fall. DHCU’s newest full service branch will feature a 2500 square ft. building ...read more
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Friday, October 03 2014
DUBUQUE, Iowa (September 29, 2014) -- On September 22, 2014, Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. (HK), a Top 100 CPA and business consulting firm in the U.S., acquired Crippen, Reid & Bowen, LLC (CRB), a local CPA firm with locations in Moline and Geneseo, Ill. Gregory C. Burbach, CPA, CFP ® , managing partner for HK, states, “Since the opening of our Davenport branch in October of ...read more
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Thursday, September 25 2014
Larry Ridenour was awarded the 2014 Volunteer Cooperative Spirit Award for exemplifying the spirit of the credit union industry and the communities they serve. The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) honored six credit union representatives at the Iowa Credit Union Convention held September 17-19 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque. Larry has served as a board member for Ascentra Credit Union for 23 ...read more
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Wednesday, September 24 2014
Clinton Community College is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of Iowa’s Top Workplaces, listed 9 th on the annual list. This is the third consecutive year the college has been recognized for the honor. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health ...read more
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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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