News for Community

Monday, August 03 2015
"Rural Perspectives", a farm-themed exhibit at the River Arts Center in Clinton, will be open to entries from the public. Artists, both amateur and professional, are welcome to enter up to three works of art in any medium at no charge. This is not a juried show, and works may be for sale or for display only. Please label your own work with your name, the medium, and the price and name ...read more
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Monday, July 27 2015
Students in the Quad City metro area, Clinton and Muscatine will learn important entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness skills, thanks to a generous grant of $50,000 from Ascentra Credit Union Foundation to implement Junior Achievement (JA) programs. This partnership will bring JA programming to students in kindergarten through 12th grade helping them learn important skills like ...read more
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Monday, July 27 2015
Timber Lake Playhouse presents the acclaimed new musical adaptation of Big Fish July 30 th through August 9 th . Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the beloved Tim Burton film adaptation, Big Fish brings the life and tall-tales of Edward Bloom to the stage with the kind of inventive stagecraft that reminds audiences why they love going to the theatre. The production stars longtime TLP ...read more
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Monday, July 27 2015
The public is invited to an Informational Meeting h osted by the Clinton Convention & Visitors Bureau. The topic is " Exploring Opportunities for Grant Funding in the Arts" w ith guest speakers from the Iowa Arts Council. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, from 9:30 am – 11:30 am, at the Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce, 721 South 2 nd Street, ...read more
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Wednesday, July 22 2015
The Fulton Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors was granted $500.00 from the D.S. Flikkema Foundation. A portion of these funds will be used for replacements as well as enhancements to the marquees at Fulton’s four corners. This will allow for better communication in the community about the cultural activities, educational events, and traditional festivals that take place in Fulton, ...read more
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Monday, July 20 2015
On the 1st - 7th of August every year, to raise awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for global support, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action organizes World Breastfeeding Week. World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated in 120 countries and marks the signing of the WHO/UNICEF document Innocenti Declaration, which lists the benefits of breastfeeding, plus global and ...read more
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Monday, July 20 2015
The American Red Cross serving Greater Iowa responded to nine disasters (eight home fires) over the weekend in Appanoose, Wapello, Cass, Floyd, Poweshiek and Polk counties in Iowa and Dakota County in Nebraska. Since July 1, Red Cross volunteers have assisted 101 people across the state of Iowa because of home fires, flooding and severe storms. Following a disaster like a home fire, the Red ...read more
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Friday, July 17 2015
1st Gateway Credit Union, Camanche, Iowa proudly announces it has earned BauerFinancial, Inc.'s highest (5-Star) rating for strength and stability. Achievement of this coveted 5-Star Superior rating puts 1st Gateway Credit Union in an elite category as one of the strongest credit unions in the nation. BauerFinancial, the nation's premier credit union and bank rating firm, has been ...read more
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Tuesday, July 14 2015
The Fulton Association for Community Enrichment (FACE), an affiliate of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend, awarded grants to local organizations on Thursday, July 2, 2015. A total of $9,150 was granted to local organizations by FACE and the D.S. Flikkema Foundation. Representatives from each organization attended the ceremony to accept the grant checks. The following ...read more
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Tuesday, July 14 2015
Offering strong academics, generous financial aid and some of the nicest residence halls in the Midwest, St. Ambrose University invites all high school and transfer students and their families to discover the value—and surprising affordability—of a private college education during Iowa Private College Week, Aug. 3-7. Campus tours and free information sessions about the admissions ...read more
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Tuesday, July 14 2015
Chairman Bart Baker recently held a meeting with bank employees to rollout strategic plan initiatives. Setting the stage for the plans he presented, he reminded employees the bank was founded 15 years ago to better meet the needs of the business community in the Clinton area. Bart noted the board of directors was very proud of the growth and financial success achieved to date. He reported that ...read more
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Monday, July 13 2015
Gateway area corporations, citizens and service organizations are stepping up and chipping in on a great community project - the Rotary Club of Clinton led Eagle Point Park Lodge renovation project. The Clinton American Legion Post 190 is the latest to join the list of area companies, individuals and groups who have contributed to the project, helping raise over $664,000. The fundraising ...read more
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Monday, July 13 2015
The Mississippi River Quilt Project, "Messipi Threads", will be on view at the River Arts Center, 229-5th Ave. So., Clinton, Iowa, through August 23. A reception for the quilters will be held on Sunday, July 12, from 1:30-3:30 PM. Exhibits are free and open to the public. The word Messipi is a French translation of the Algonquin/Ojibwa work "Misi-ziibi" or great river. Messipi ...read more
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Monday, July 13 2015
The Annual Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Sales, spanning several states, will be held August 14 & 15, 2015. The Fulton event is being sponsored by the Volunteer Education Committee of the Windmill Area. Fulton sales will occur from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., but sale times may vary. Registration for sales is during the Summer Nights event on Thursday, July 9, from 6:00-8:00pm at the Windmill Area in Fulton. ...read more
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