DES MOINES, IOWA (October 21, 2021) In celebration of International Credit Union Day and Governor Kim Reynolds’ proclamation declaring October 21 as Credit Union Day in Iowa, the Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) released a new report today that showcases the not-for-profit credit-union industry’s economic contribution to the state.

MONMOUTH, ILLINOIS (October 21, 2021) — During the last week of October, Monmouth College will host a pair of music-themed events.

Three-time Grammy Award winner Salvador Perez Lopez will speak at an event titled "Music and the American Dream" at 4PM, October 25, in the Morgan Room in Poling Hall.

TROY, ALABAMA (October 21, 2021) — Sabrina Bailey of East Moline, Illinois, has been named to the Provost's List at Troy University for Term 1 of the 2021-2022 academic year.

The Provost's List honors full-time undergraduate students who are registered for twelve semester hours and who have a grade-point average of at least 3.65.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — The Quad Cities Chamber announced the launch of Leadership QC, a program for experienced community leaders and innovative thinkers who want to enhance their individual leadership skills. Leadership QC participants will work collectively to develop business-oriented solutions to challenges that impact our region’s workforce.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Many Quad Citians who know of the Black Hawk War of 1832 may assume that the Sauk and Meskwaki people were forced far to the West after the war. While these tribal nations did sustain massive land losses after the war, Native people remained in the area for years, and of these, a significant number--many of them women--pursued land claims as individuals. Join us Thursday, November 4, 6:30PM, at Fairmount St (3000 N.

ADEL, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds announced Wednesday, October 21, two new programs to help combat Iowa’s workforce-shortage: A new grant program to promote workforce-innovation in the manufacturing sector and a new re-employment case-management system to refocus Iowa’s unemployment system on rapid reemployment.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Main Street Baseball LCC, majority owner and Managing Partner of the Quad Cities River Bandits and the Wilmington Blue Rocks, had its two affiliated minor-league teams rank in the top five of Stadium Journey’s 2021 High-A Baseball Gameday Experience Rankings.

DES MOINES, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Meghan Dixon of Bettendorf, Iowa, was conferred a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree by Mercy College of Health Sciences, 928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa on August 18, 2021.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Join Figge educator, Kelsey Vandercoy, for an in-person talk all about Haitian art on Saturday, November 6, 3PM, at Eastern Ave (6000 Eastern Ave). The Figge Art Museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of Haitian art outside of Haiti itself. Vandercoy will give a brief presentation about the basics of Haitian art and why the Figge has so much of it, followed by a hands-on art activity related to the lesson.

WAVERLY, IOWA (October 21, 2021) — Wartburg College alumnus Austin Thompson of Port Byron, Illinois, has been awarded a Dr George and Emma J Torrison Scholarship for students pursuing medical careers.