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A Family Halloween Event SUPERHERO TRAINING DAY PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura Showers   
Monday, 25 August 2014 13:22

Calling all SUPER KIDDOS! Start your Halloween season with a SUPERHERO TRAINING DAY for ages 6 to 12 years old!

The secret hide out camp is located at St. Alban's Church in Davenport, IA on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 1 to 4pm.

This event is a give back to the community project so the cost is absolutely FREE! There will be games, games, and more games to play, just like a safe Halloween event. Please allow your child to dress in their superhero costume for the day, established heroes or custom made heroes. If your superhero costume is out of commission, don't worry- we have masks to allow you to keep your secret identity hidden.

No RSVP necessary; however any questions contact us at (563) 386-4087.

SUPERHERO TRAINING DAY
St Alban's Church
3510 W. Central Park Ave.
Davenport, IA 52804
Wed, Oct.4, 2014
1:00pm to 4:00pm

 
“Back 2 School Bash” presented by Bethany Baptist Church PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Martie Vacek   
Friday, 22 August 2014 15:43

Bethany Baptist Church is serving the QC community again on Saturday, September 13 from 5 pm to 8 pm with its sixth annual “Back 2 School Bash”!

This is a free, family fun event designed to share God’s love, no strings attached.  We will offer “carnival style food” (corn dogs, nachos, popcorn, etc.), kid- and youth- friendly games, a giant inflatable slide, obstacle course, and bounce house, along with prizes, music and face-painting, all free of charge.

The evening will conclude with a special show, presented by Puckett Family Magic Illusionists.  The Puckett family are based in Portland, OR, but perform all across the US.  Their website is www.pucketfamilymagic.com. They present a positive message of love, peace, and forgiveness with world-class quality illusions.  Visitors will not be disappointed!

At Bethany, we are committed to “Loving God, Growing Together, and Serving the World”, which is why we bring this event to our community year after year.  We hope to give families the opportunity to unwind and “cut loose” during the early weeks of a challenging school year.

This is a FREE, fun-filled event for the whole family on Saturday, September 13, from 5-8 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church, 700 35th Avenue Place, Moline.  We hope to see you there!

 
LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Announcements - 08/22/2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by LeClaire Chamber   
Friday, 22 August 2014 15:14

COME CRUISE WITH US!

 

September 20th - Twilight Riverboat Dinner Cruise! 5 – 8 p.m. Tickets $45 per person - includes dinner and the cruise!  The Twilight holds 140 people, so get tickets to reserve your spots soon!  The tickets are available at First Central State Bank, LeClaire. Sponsored by The LeClaire Chamber of Commerce.

 

UPCOMING RIBBON CUTTINGS!

 

August 29th - Isabel Bloom Ribbon Cutting 103 S. Cody Road - 12:30p.m. Come help Celebrate the Grand Opening! Everyone Welcome!

 

CALENDAR

 

August 22nd – First Central State Bank – LeClaire – Free Community Shred Day 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Paper products only.

 

August 22nd – Wide River Winery – Live Music by Unidynes – 5-8 p.m.

 

August 23rd – Grappling on the Greens – 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Benefiting Pleasant Valley/Five Point Wrestling Club. Sunrise Golf Course. Register by August 15th or same day 7:30 a.m.  Shotgun Start 8 a.m. $60 per person or $235 4 man team. 18 Hole 4 Man Best Shot Tourney. Grill-Out, Hole Prizes, Silent Auction, Bags Tournament for families and non-golfers, and more. Call 563-505-7650 or 563-940-0229 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information about the outing and/or to be a sponsor!

 

August 23rd - Diamond Dash – LeClaire The Neckers Diamond Dash is taking over LeClaire, and the GRAND PRIZE: A $10,000 Hearts On Fire Diamond Ring! Visit all your favorite LeClaire businesses for scavenger hunt clues! For more information and to complete entry form, go to www.neckersdash.com

 

August 23rd - The Faithful Pilot will be open for lunch beginning at noon for Diamond Dash

 

August 23rd – LeClaire Riverfront Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m. LeClaire Levee

 

August 25th – Faithful Pilot - Vino Vaso - $40.00 - A glass to paint, a glass to drink, and a glass to take home!  Ticket includes Chefs cheese and crackers, and a FREE glass of wine.  Tickets available at VINO/VASO’s FACEBOOK page

 

August 27th – Bierstube Kooby's Karaoke 9p.m.-1a.m.

 

August 28th – Dr. Crystal’s Chiropractic Care – Game Night with Essential Oils! 419 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. 12 noon and 5:30 p.m. Earn tickets that day or online to win items in several drawings, and get more information at http://www.nataliecgoddard.com/doterra/ RSVP 480-567-4356

 

August 29th- Isabel Bloom Ribbon Cutting 103 S. Cody Rd. – 12:30 p.m. Everyone Welcome!

 

August 29th – Wide River Winery – Live Music The Whoosdads? – 5-8 p.m.

 

August 30th – LeClaire Riverfront Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m. LeClaire Levee

 

August 30th– Bierstube Live Music The Old 57’s 9pm-1am

 

August 31st - Faithful Pilot Wine Tasting - $20.00 for 15 wines.  3:00-5:00, includes wine and chefs small bites - $5.00 of each glass sold to a local women’s charity

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

September 1st – Faithful Pilot Closed for Labor Day

 

September 5th – First Friday – LeClaire 5-8p.m.

 

September 6th – LeClaire Riverfront Farmers’ Market 3-6 p.m. LeClaire Levee

 

Sept 14th – Faithful Pilot - PINOT PIG - A CHARITY HOG ROAST on the LeClaire Levee 12-4p.m. Why? Cuz it feels good to give back - NO KID HUNGRY Cost:$50.00 includes admittance, All U CAN Eat HOG ROAST with an organic hog coming from Rustik Rooster with farmer Karl Blake (From TV’s Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern) and sides, live music from The Matriarchs, and $10.00 of your ticket sales goes to charity!  Goal is to raise 2K *You do NOT need to be 21 to enter but will be wrist banded at the front gate. Tickets will be available at faithfulpilot.com and in the restaurant, or call 563-289-4156.

 

September 20th - Star Gifts for Kids 6th Annual Golf Outing Hole prizes, door prizes, and food at The Riverview Roadhouse after outing. 18 holes with cart 60.00 dollars per person - 4 person best ball begins at 9:30 a.m. Olathea Golf Course. All money raised stays in the LeClaire and Princeton Area. Call Barry, 563-949-6969, for more information.

 

September 20th - Twilight Riverboat Cruise 5 – 8 p.m. Tickets $45 per person - includes dinner and the cruise!  The Twilight holds 140 people, so get tickets soon to reserve your spots.  The tickets are available at First Central State Bank, LeClaire.

 

September 21st - 50th ANNUAL FALL HARVEST DINNER - Silver Creek Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, LeClaire Masonic Center, 113 S. Cody Rd., LeClaire. Swiss Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Corn & Green Beans, Salads, Rolls & Butter, Deserts & Beverage. Donation of $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children under 10. Serving from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

 

September 24th– Bierstube Live Music from The Parrot Head Club & The Fry Daddies 7pm-11pm

 

October 9th – LeClaire Community Library/LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Business Fair LeClaire Community Library – details and more information to come.

 

FYI

 

Essential Oils Classes – Dr. Crystal’s Chiropractic Care Beginning August 12th and then every Tuesday at 5 p.m. Classes by Sara Bennion. 419 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. 480-567-4356. Visit mydoterra.com/sarabennion for more information.

The LeClaire Riverfront Farmers Market would like to "spotlight" a different downtown business each week during its market on Saturdays from 3 - 6 p.m. No cost opportunity. Tent provided by LRFM.  Electrical power can be arranged. Set-up is between 2 - 2:45 p.m., sales start at 3 p.m. and conclude at 6 p.m., rain or shine!  Use the opportunity to showcase your business. No restrictions on "hand crafted," "American-made" or otherwise. It's your shop - feature and sell what you choose. Contact LeClaireRiverfrontFarmersMkt@gmail.com with preferred dates, and space needs (10x10 tent size limitation).

Faithful Pilot Wednesdays - Still 1/2 priced bottles wine night with Chef’s special tapas menu *Coming Soon - Brunch & Lunch so look to our website and Facebook!

Go Fish Marina Bar and Grill, Princeton – Live Music Cody Road Unplugged. Wednesdays 6-9pm

 

Visit the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce website www.leclairechamber.com and see us on Facebook!

 

If you would like to attend a Chamber Board Meeting in order to present a topic, please contact the Board in advance at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in order to be included an upcoming agenda. Board Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month.

 

SERVING THE COMMUNITY AND BEYOND

 

FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION FOR FAMILIES OF ACTIVE MILITARY THROUGH LABOR DAY 2014 The Buffalo Bill Museum is participating in the nation-wide “Blue Star Museum” project, “a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserves, from Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 through Labor Day, September 1, 2014.

First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Men’s group Saturday at 7:30 am at church; there are donuts, coffee, discussion and Bible Study, plus really great guys! What more could you ask?

First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire Look for us at TugFest! We have a new menu!  And, check out our website:  fpcleclaire.org

The LeClaire Community Library has a LOT going on! Contact LeClaire Community Library, 323 Wisconsin Street, LeClaire, IA 52753, (563)289-6002 or visit http://www.leclaire.lib.ia.us for more information!

LeClaire Information Center Volunteers Needed! Contact Cindy Bruhn at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 563-650-7963 to volunteer.

 

PROPERTY LISTINGS

Commercial Property Available - Eagle Ridge Road, LeClaire, Iowa. Please call: Mike Burke - Mel Foster Co. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Mobile: 563-349-2705, Direct: 563-823-5272

Park Run Apartments/Newbury Living complex - 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Available - 1701 Iowa Drive, LeClaire, Iowa 52753. 1 BR, 2 BR or 3 BR unit. Call (563) 289-5159 more information today!

Do you have Residential or Commercial property available? Please contact the LeClaire Chamber of Commerce, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , with a property description, complete contact information including phone numbers and rental or purchase pricing.

LeClaire Events Coming Up!

May-Oct – LeClaire Riverfront Farmers’ Market - Every Saturday, 3-6 p.m. on the LeClaire Levee

August 16 – Cars and Coffee on the Levee – begins at 8 a.m. – Bring your wheels!

August 23 – Diamond Dash

September 6 – Vettes on the River – LeClaire Levee – in support of Vietnam Veterans

October 5th – Bierstube - Dogtoberfest

October 12- Apple Fest

December 5-7 - Christmas in LeClaire

 

Chamber Networking Events – Everyone Welcome!

September 9th – Steventon’s – evening 5:30 -7pm

October 14th - Faithful Pilot – lunch- noon

November 11th - Bier Stube – lunch - noon

December 9th - Subway – lunch - noon

 
Vettes on the River - Vettes Supporting Vets, Saturday, September 6, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Cindy Bruhn   
Friday, 22 August 2014 14:33

LECLAIRE, Iowa – The Mid-West Corvette Club is hosting “Vettes on the River – Vettes Supporting Vets” in LeClaire, Iowa with all proceeds benefitting Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 776.

They expect 250-300 Corvettes from across the Midwest to attend this event on the LeClaire Levee for a fun car show highlighting Corvettes old and new. A 50-50 raffle, Poker Walk, racing simulator, and DJ are just some of the entertainment that will be available.

The event is Saturday, September 6, 2014 on the LeClaire, Iowa Levee from 10am until 3pm.  Most cars should be in attendance by noon that day. A flag raising ceremony by the Vietnam Veterans will take place at 9:30am.

A special commemorative glass will be available to “Vettes on the River” participants for free with each bottle purchase at Mississippi River Distilling Company. This glass is available in limited quantities only until 1pm the day of the event. Other goodies also available for preregistered Corvette owners. Preregister by August 25, 2014.

Contact Sue Lohf at 563-349-6680 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information or preregister at: https://www.facebook.com/VettesontheRiver .

Situated at the intersection of I-80 and Hwy. 67 just north of the Quad Cities, LeClaire offers a complete shopping and dining experience. Relax along the scenic streets of this historic river town that exudes turn-of-the-century charm. LeClaire has great events including First Friday, weekly Farmer’s Market, car shows, and the Tug Fest in August. Attractions include the Buffalo Bill Museum, Antique Archaeology - “Home of the American Pickers”, Wide River Winery and The Mississippi River Distilling Co. Nature lovers enjoy the scenery at Lock and Dam #14 - bald eagles in the winter and pelicans during the spring and fall. For more information: www.visitleclaire.com

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Saturday September 20, 2014, 9am- Walk for Life PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Sara Calcote   
Friday, 22 August 2014 14:31
2 locations:  Ben Butterworth Parkway, Moline and Veterans Memorial Park, Bettendorf

Over 150 walkers at each location last year raised over $60,000 with sponsors to support this local non-profit ministry. PRIZES for top winners!

Pregnancy Resources has offered FREE services in the QC since 1990 to women & men in crisis with an unplanned pregnancy. Our 2 locations annually serve over 1,200 people & we are locally funded by individuals, churches, businesses & local foundations receiving NO government funds.

WALK EVENT SPONSOR- Whitey’s Ice Cream

For more info- Sara Calcote (309) 797-3636

www.qcpregnancypartners.org/events

 
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