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Amy's Gift Presents Dr. Wayne Bowers: Eating Disorders 101 on Oct. 3rd at Rogalski Center PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Stephanie Burrough   
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 13:43
Eating Disorders 101:
Supporting Someone You Love with an Eating Disorder
Wednesday, Oct. 3
5:30-7 p.m
St. Ambrose University’s Rogalski Center
518 West Locust St.
Davenport, IA

Facilitated by Amy's Gift, formerly the Quad Cities Eating Disorders Consortium, and sponsored by the St. Ambrose Counseling Center, this event will feature Dr. Wayne Bowers from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics along with a panel of local health care professionals, including Betsy Zmuda-Swanson, LSCW, of Marriage and Family Counseling Service, Teresa Coon, MD, of State Street Women’s Health Center, and Chris McCormick Pries, ARNP, of Vera French Community Mental Health Center.

Dr. Bowers will speak on current treatments available for eating disorders, how to determine proper care, and navigating the health care system when treating an eating disorder.  The seminar will be geared toward family, friends, and those with eating disorders in an effort to make local resources for eating disorders more accessible.

Amy's Gift is funded by the Amy Helpenstell Foundation and facilitated by the Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health.  Its mission is to promote awareness, understanding, diagnosis and treatment for eating disorders in the Quad-Cities.  Amy's Gift provides resources, a local support group, and educational events for health care professionals, educators, and families alike on the subject of eating disorders. Learn more at their website www.amysgift.com.
Contact Stephanie Burrough to inquire about scheduling additional interviews or class visits with Dr. Bowers on the October 3rd at (309) 235-0764 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Quad Cities Comic Book Convention Oct 7 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Alan Morton   
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 14:05
The Quad Cities Comic Book Convention will be held on a special Sunday date October 7 at the Ramada Inn in Bettendorf, IA. The Ramada Inn is located at3020 Utica Rd (I-74 @ Kimberly Rd / Spruce Hills Dr, IA Exit 2). It will be three states specializing in comic books new and old, toys and related. Or if you have comics lying around that you no longer want bring them by dealers are buying. For further information contact Alan at (309) 657-1599 or visit www.epguides.com/comics.

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Written by Sister Mary Ann Vogel, CHM   
Tuesday, 25 September 2012 09:11

Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. (HMHI) will hold its semi-annual Fresh Start Benefit Sale Friday evening, October 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale is at the HMHI office and donation center located at 3805 Mississippi Avenue, Davenport.

This sale continues a 23 year tradition of providing a large selection of gently used or new items, all in working condition, including house wares, bedding, toys, jewelry, gift items, furniture, books, games, clothing and much more.

Donations for this sale can be dropped off Monday through Friday any time between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Humility of Mary Housing has 47 apartments that are used for families in the program and there is a great need for single beds, dressers and sofas to help furnish these apartments. These items can also be taken to the office and donation center. Donations are accepted throughout the year.

Donated items that cannot be used to furnish apartments or by the families are put in the sale and all proceeds are used by Humility of Mary Housing, Inc. to provide housing and program services for single parents and their children who have been homeless. Through the program lives get turned around, children learn there is a different way to live and parents are provided with opportunities upon which they build the foundation for a greater future for their families.


The River Cities Region ~ ~Where The Mississippi Flows West PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Narveen Aryaputri   
Monday, 24 September 2012 14:14

Timeline : when we began working on this, how its grown, where  it is now and where we see it growing.

Overview of our ongoing work on the River Cities Region will be presented along with an open discussion.

Many have joined  in along the way, and walked  a few or many steps,  gathering momentum.

Please join in Sept. 27th 2012.    7.00 p.m.

By Narveen Aryaputri. B.Ed.  M.A., President

The Moline Commercial Club

The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd.

1530 Fifth Avenue.  Moline. Illinois.

Second floor of The Moline Club building .

Above the Phoenix and Fannie May corner.

1530 Fifth Ave. Moline.

light refreshments, wine and beverages are served.

Please join in.  Free and open to the public.

doors open at 6.30

Dress Code: Business Casual.

Independent Scholars' Evenings are sponsored by

The Institute for Cultural and Healing Traditions, Ltd. a 501(c)3 at state and federal level since 1996.

www.qcinstitute.org www.atthephoenix.com www.themolinecommercialclub.com

2012 Quad Cities Prayer Breakfast this Saturday! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New Anthem   
Monday, 24 September 2012 14:08

18th Annual Quad Cities Prayer Breakfast

Saturday, September 29

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM



136 East Third Street

Davenport, Iowa 52801

Speaking on grace and forgiveness: Ted & Gayle Haggard.

Ted Haggard returns now to ministry after a 2-year period of reconciliation and restoration following moral failure. Gayle Haggard's book "Why I Stayed" was a New York Times Bestseller.


Also featuring Grammy nominee and Dove Award winning singer

Wes Hampton from the Gaither Vocal Band.

This event is brought to you by:

Thy Kingdom Come

PO Box 2561

Davenport, Iowa 52809


For tickets: Click here:  tkcm.org or call 563-322-7777

Table of 8: $96.00; Single tickets are only $18.00 each.


Impact lives this September: Join us for the 18th Annual Quad Cities Prayer Breakfast! Reserve your tables now!


See more information about the event: Click here!

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