News for Community

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 24 2014
The American Red Cross encourages our community to take advantage of the next three weeks and nominate a local hero. The Red Cross is looking for common citizens, the unheralded and unselfish pillars of our community who have performed an extraordinary act of courage or dedicated countless hours to a special cause. A hero from both Iowa and Nebraska will be honored before a crowd at Kinnick ...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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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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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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