BETTENDORF, IOWA (February 22, 2021) Nextlink Internet will be presenting a check in the amount of $500 to Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC) on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 5P.M. The check presentation will be held at the Nextlink office in Bettendorf located at 7551 State Street, Building 7555.

Nextlink is an Internet service provider delivering services throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Illinois.

NextLink's donation will help to fund QCESC's 59th Annual STEM Celebration, which will be held virtually this Thursday, February 25, 6:30PM, during Engineer's Week. At this event, outstanding local STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Professionals and Educators will be recognized with awards, and high-school students will receive scholarships to pursue STEM studies.

The general public is encouraged to attend. For more information about the event or to register to attend, visit https://qcesc.org/stem- celebration/.

About QCESC:

Quad City Engineering and Science Council (QCESC), founded in 1962, is a non-profit 501c3 organization dedicated to advancing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in the greater Quad Cities Region. Information about our organization can be found at https://qcesc.org.

If you are interested in regular updates on the Quad City Engineering and Science Council or getting involved further, please consider subscribing for e-mail updates including volunteering following/joining us using: Facebook (QCESC), Twitter (@QCESC), LinkedIn, and the recently upgraded website at  https://qcesc.org, which includes a calendar of events and a volunteer page that is updated on-going with new volunteer opportunities.

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