Whitney Jensen, the Front Desk Supervisor at Hotel Blackhawk (and previously at Hotel Blackhawk’s sister hotel, The Current Iowa) was awarded the 2018 Spirit of Hospitality Employee of the Year Award from the Iowa Lodging Association in Des Moines this past weekend.

With associate’s like Whitney, it is clear to see why Hotel Blackhawk (part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection Hotels) is the #1 rated hotel in Iowa by U.S. News & World Report. 

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate and Hy-Vee are joining forces to pay tribute to Iowa’s military veterans. Hy-Vee stores celebrate Veterans Day each year by offering a free breakfast to all veterans and active-duty military members as a way of thanking them for their service.

On Friday, November 9th at 0900, the Scott County Sheriff's Office will hold a Swearing In Ceremony in the Sheriff's Office Conference Room on the second floor of the Scott County Courthouse. Curt Wilson, Christopher Laye, Douglass Adams and Jonathon Johnson have been hired as the newest deputy sheriffs for Scott County.

City of Davenport will observe Veterans Day as a holiday on Monday, November 12th, 2018.

All City of Davenport offices & the Public Works Center will be closed.

Police Department front desk and records office will be closed.

Library Main, Fairmount and Eastern branches will be closed.

Parks and Recreation administrative offices will be closed.

Rivers Edge will be open with normal business hours.

Vander Veer Conservatory will be closed.

“Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation 3D” will erupt in the Putnam Museum and Science Center’s GIANT Screen Theater Saturday. An exclusive members-only preview party that includes volcano-themed family fun will take place on Friday.

In the digital age, frauds and scams are an unfortunate part of doing business online. During the holiday season, Social Security has traditionally seen a spike in phishing scams, and we want to protect you as best we can.

Today is Election Day! Most polls close at 7 pm so don't delay. Not sure who to vote for? Get in-depth candidate information. Still have questions? Give us a call at (312) 427-8330.

Your polling place may have changed after early voting. Be sure to look up your election day polling place with Illinois Votes before you leave the house today!

Gilda’s Club is hosting a FREE workshop event for anyone impacted by cancer titled “Grief and the Holidays” on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Gilda’s Club (1234 East River Drive, Davenport, IA).

https://davenport.novusagenda.com/AgendaPublic/MeetingsResponsive.aspx?meetingType=13  As you know, the meeting gets underway at 3:30PM in the Community Room at the Police Department.

The TaxSlayer Center's annual Christmas tree is scheduled to arrive this Thursday, Nov. 1st at approximately 11:00 a.m. The tree is being donated by John Abbott of Milan and is a dedication to his mother Helen Abbott who passed in 2012. The tree is approximately 30 - 35' tall.  Media is invited and encouraged to attend as the tree is raised.