News for Community

Friday, May 15 2015
Congratulations to our wine making team Dorothy O'Brien and Kyle Frahm for winning the double gold medal at this years Tasters Guild International Wine Competition! 1600 evaluations of wine from 7 countries and 32 states/provinces were conducted by 30 experienced judges. Thanks to all of our loyal customers for making Pursuit of Happiness our #1 selling wine! Visit the tasting room in Clinton ...read more
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Monday, May 11 2015
The temporary exhibits during summer and fall 2015 at Fulton's Windmill Cultural Center focus on four Fulton industries. J.T. Cullen and Agri-King are featured May through July. Timken (Drives) and Fulton Corp. will be highlighted August through October. With the use of tradeshow equipment, visitors learn the histories of the companies as well as their products and services. Featuring local ...read more
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Monday, May 11 2015
Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre of Northwest Illinois, will open its 54 th consecutive season on June 4th. Tickets for all six mainstage productions will go on sale Monday, May 18 th at 10:00 a.m. online and at the theatre box office. Subscriptions to see all six shows at a discounted rate are already available. The season to “Dream Bigger” begins with the Tony ...read more
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Thursday, May 07 2015
The Rotary Club of Clinton’s “Celebrate our Heritage, Invest in our Future” fundraising campaign to renovate the 80 year old Eagle Point Park Lodge is well on its way to raising $1 Million thanks to a $250,000 contribution from a local foundation. The Rotary Club of Clinton, a group of business leaders in the gateway area, is leading the efforts to raise $1 million by June 30th ...read more
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Tuesday, April 28 2015
Click here. Click on link above to download form. Save completed form to your desktop and email completed form to chamber@clintonia.com . Any questions please contact 563 242-5702. Thanks, Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, April 27 2015
The Ascentra Credit Union Foundation will host its first fundraising event with the Inaugural Paul Lensmeyer Golf Outing on Sept. 28, 2015 at the Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club in Rock Island, Ill. The event will include a four-person scramble, box lunch and awards reception following the golf outing. As the President & CEO of Ascentra Credit Union for over 20 years, Paul Lensmeyer believed in ...read more
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Friday, April 24 2015
Brad Fritz, from NelsonCorp Wealth Management, has qualified for Cambridge Signature Club 2015. This qualification was announced by his independent broker-dealer, Cambridge Investment Research, Inc., one of the largest privately-owned independent broker-dealers in the U.S. Qualification for Cambridge Signature Club honors a financial advisor’s independent business accomplishments in ...read more
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Thursday, April 23 2015
During ICBA Community Banking Month, the Independent Community Bankers of America ® (ICBA) celebrates Citizens First Bank and the nation’s more than 6,000 community banks, which build stronger communities by helping local customers gain financial stability through quality products and services and access to financial literacy information and tools. “Community banks are ...read more
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Wednesday, April 22 2015
On Wednesday, April 15, Ashford University’s Office of Service and Leadership organized a trip to Fairdale, Ill. to help with tornado recovery efforts. The Ashford service team, which was initiated by concerned students, was one of the first relief groups allowed into Fairdale following the tornado that struck the area on April 9. “Once I saw the devastation online on Friday, all I ...read more
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Wednesday, April 15 2015
Clinton Community College is celebrating Community College Month throughout April. One aspect of our celebration is Pay It Forward Week, where the college community engages in activities to improve the community. Activities include the Adopt R Campus and Adopt R Highway Clean Ups on April 13. You will find students, faculty and staff picking up trash, and beautifying our grounds. In addition, a ...read more
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