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Junior League of the Quad Cities events PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Cherie Henningsen   
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 12:23
Junior League of the Quad Cities | Women building better communities

The seats are filling up, don't miss your chance to attend!

The event is FREE and open to the public but
reservations are encouraged due to limited space.

Click here to make your reservation.

Junior League of the Quad Cities is pleased to present a screening of

Through this film viewing of the 2012 documentary by Kirby Kick and Amy Ziering about the growing epidemic of sexual assault in the military and in conjunction with its
I AM initiative, the Junior League of the Quad Cities is committed to improving the perception and self-image of women in the Quad Cities community.

Please join us for this powerful film and a discussion to follow.
Light snacks will be provided and a cash bar is available.


Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., film begins at 6 p.m.
(a discussion will follow the one-hour film)

The Establishment Theatre
(220 19th Street in Rock Island)

Go here for more information on the film and
please feel free to email us with any questions.

Romance Abounds in the Quad Cities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by QCCVB   
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 12:20

On Friday, Feb. 14, take a guided moonlight stroll outside during the full moon on the luminary-lit trail at Black Hawk Park in Rock Island, Illinois. Too cold outside for the walk, come to the Watchtower Lodge and keep warm by the roaring fire with refreshments and live music. 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Ballet Quad Cities presents Carmen at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 1800 7th Avenue, Moline, Illinois, on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 pm. A story of passion, jealousy, obsession and death, Carmen is the timeless tale of a feisty gypsy involved in as fatal love triangle.

Share a romantic evening of dinner and dancing with the classics of Motown at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center, 2021 State Street in Bettendorf, Iowa. Seating opens at 5:45 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, and the show starts at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $25, and include a gourmet four-course dinner with two complimentary rounds of wine or beer and a Motown performance by The Voices. For more information, the menu, and for tickets, call Farraddays’ Restaurant at 563-441-7111 or visit their website at theislebettendorf.com.

Enjoy Valentine's Dinner in the historic Gold Room with live music at the Hotel Blackhawk in Davenport and tickets for the Quad City Symphony Orchestra performance at 7:30pm on Saturday, February 15 in the adjacent Adler Theatre.

Check our online Romance packages for some sweetheart deals this February.

Wendy's Chili Golf Open Sat, Feb 1

Ever golfed in the snow? Now here's your chance! Tee off in the Wendy's Chili Golf Open on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Red Hawk Golf Course in Davenport, Iowa. Golfers will play 9 modified holes of winter golf, and the event takes place regardless of weather conditions. Each golfer receives Wendy's chili, event mementos, and is eligible for prizes and give-aways. Register at 563-328-7275.

2nd Annual Julie Whitesell Benefit PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Elizabeth Brix   
Monday, 20 January 2014 14:09

January 25, 2014

4:00 p.m. until closing

Lady Di's Park View Inn

18109 - 270th St, Park View, Iowa

(near Long Grove)

Silent Auction, Raffles.

Announcing the Quad Cities Purity Ball! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New Anthem   
Monday, 20 January 2014 10:49

Martin Luther King Day of Service at Roosevelt PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Davenport Parks & Recreation   
Friday, 17 January 2014 16:43

On Monday, January 20th the AmeriCorps members that are serving for the City of Davenport both in our city departments and in the schools will be participating in the MLK Day of Service.


What is the MLK Day of Service?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'"

Each year, Americans across the country answer that question by coming together on the King Holiday to serve their neighbors and communities.  The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the President's national call to service initiative. It calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.


This is a great day to provide service and the AmeriCorps have come up with and an even better agency to help...  We are very excited to be hosting the 2014 MLK Day of Service - Kids Against Hunger  event at the Roosevelt Community Center on Monday, January 20th from 1-5:30 pm.  Volunteers will be joining the City of Davenport (IA) AmeriCorps members in packaging dry meals with the Kids Against Hunger - Quad Cities. These meals are sent throughout the world to states, nations and countries to feed the children and families. Our goal is to package 3000 meals to be sent out to these children and families.  The best part of this all is that anyone can do this (volunteers must be aged 5 or older to participate in this volunteer activity. Must be able to stand for a long period of time) ... we are so excited that we will be able to involve the campers from our Roosevelt school day out camp but we are still in need of volunteers for the afternoon.  We were hoping that your groups might be interested in joining us!  This event is registered on the DVC website for anyone who wants to volunteer. Click here to register, or just show up!

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