News for Community

Wednesday, December 17 2014
The 2014 Clinton Kiwanis Club Christmas Lighting Contest was a success with four entrants being awarded $100 River Cities Gold prizes on December 17 at the regular Kiwanis Club meeting. Presentations were made in the following categories: ¯ Winter Wonderland – Steve & Dena Tegeler – 435 4 th Avenue North, Clinton ¯ Music/Automation – Brian Melvin – 2536 ...read more
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Monday, December 15 2014
Abe Tubbs, President of Ohnward Bank and Trust of Cedar Rapids and Executive Vice President of Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. of Maquoketa announced today a college leadership internship program for the summer of 2015. Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. is a billion dollar bank holding company with 22 financial offices throughout eastern Iowa. There will be a total of five positions available for college ...read more
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Monday, December 15 2014
Citizens First Bank offers SHAZAM BOLT$ - for the world’s best debit card fraud analyst – YOU! When it comes to the best account fraud analysts, nobody is better equipped to handle a case of fraud than you. After all, you are the one who knows exactly what was purchased, and can spot an illegitimate transaction instantly. Citizens First Bank offers a service you need to monitor and ...read more
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Monday, December 15 2014
With access to over 5,000 locations, Ascentra Credit Union has joined forces with other credit unions in states from New York to Washington, Florida to California, who are offering members more convenience by sharing locations . Shared branching is a national network of credit unions that have opened their branches to members of other credit unions. Members can walk in and do their banking just ...read more
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Thursday, December 11 2014
Bruce E. Carter, A.A.E., Director of Aviation at the Quad City International Airport has been selected as the recipient of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Distinguished Service Award, presented to airport executives in recognition of career-long leadership and contributions to the aviation industry. "Bruce is a valued colleague who is well-known for his leadership in ...read more
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Tuesday, December 09 2014
The 2 Mile Christmas Run/Walk was held Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in downtown Fulton, IL. The overall winners received a special sweatshirt and medals were awarded to 1 st , 2 nd , and 3 rd place finishes in the following categories: MALE Overall Winner : Jerry Lack 11:28 East Moline, IL 19 years & Under : Tyler Powell 12:10 Clinton, IA Andrew Sattler 13:01 Clinton, IA Blake ...read more
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Wednesday, December 03 2014
The Education Committee at the Windmill Area in Fulton, Illinois, is a group of volunteers dedicated to the education of local youth and adults. The organization creates lesson plans for youth visitors, and the group hosted more than 1,000 students at the Windmill Area in 2014. The Education Committee is also active in the continuing education of adults by organizing and offering Wild Winter ...read more
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Tuesday, November 25 2014
The Clinton Community College Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has again collected holiday and greeting cards for our troops during the fall 2014 semester. Members of PTK worked with CCC staff, faculty, students and community members to collect more than 1,000 cards with personal messages of hope and gratitude for those members of our military serving overseas and wounded warriors recovering. The ...read more
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Monday, November 24 2014
More than 100 runners and walkers hit the trail in DeWitt on Sunday to raise money for the American Red Cross. Participants lined up at the starting line at Westbrook Park on a damp Sunday morning­­ for the 7th Annual Run for the Red 5K and Fun Run. David Zimmer of Dewitt was the overall winner, finishing with a time of 17:17.5. Paloma Goncalves Oliveira of Clinton was the top female ...read more
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Wednesday, November 19 2014
As part of their process of determining grants, the trustees of the D.S. Flikkema Foundation review information received from groups interested in being considered for such grants. The grant cycle for 2015 D.S. Flikkema grants is from November 17, 2014, to January 9, 2015. Any charitable organization serving Fulton can submit an application online through the Community Foundation of the Great ...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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