DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 22, 2019) — Mayor Klipsch will deliver the Davenport State of the City Address on Monday, February 25, at the Rhythm City Casino; 7077 Elmore Avenue. The program begins at Noon. There will be an elevated area and mult box in place for the media at this event.

Please make sure your calendar is marked for the Mayor’s upcoming Youth Job Fair. There are two events scheduled; Thursday, February 28, 3-6PM, at the JB Young Opportunity Center, 1702 Main Street; and Thursday, April 4, also 3-6 PM, at North High School, 626 W 53rd Street. The City of Davenport, IowaWorks, and local businesses are teaming up to provide a one-stop-opportunity for teens to apply for jobs with Quad City employers. As you know, there is a tremendous turnout for these job fairs as local youth search for employment opportunities.

Also know that Public Works is already recruiting volunteers for its Annual Corridor Clean up. It is slated for Saturday, March 23. Here is the link to the website for more information. http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/news/what_s_new/corridor_cleanup.

Make sure to set a reminder for the upcoming Dress Giveaway hosted by the Davenport Public Library. The Library has been collecting formal dresses for the past couple of weeks and will be giving them away on Saturday, March 2, 10AM-4PM, at the Fairmount Branch, 3000 N Fairmount. Prom attendees will be able to choose from community-donated, gently-used prom-dresses to find a dress of their dreams. All styles and sizes available. Dress options are first-come, first-serve. No advance registration needed. The Dress Giveaway is Saturday, March 2, 10AM-4PM, at the Fairmount Street Branch. On the day of the exchange, local-area high-school students can browse the donations and take home one garment each. Please know that donors are dropping off dresses today at Fairmount. These events are always great photo opportunities so please reach out to the Library 326-7832 with questions.

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