Rock Island, IL As temperatures are expected to dip into single digits in the Quad Cities, more and more members of our community will be struggling to stay warm. Winter is a harsh time in the Quad City area and Christian Care is committed to helping those who are less fortunate. As an Emergency Warming Center, Christian Care opens its’ doors to those needing assistance when outside temperatures are below ten degrees and/or the wind chill is below zero.

CHICAGO (Dec. 3, 2017) — Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner and leaders of the Illinois Bicentennial Commission officially kicked off the state’s yearlong 200th birthday celebration at Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier. Illinois Bicentennial will pay tribute to the people, places, and things that are being BORN, BUILT & GROWN in the nation’s fifth most populous state.

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is requesting a full-scale review of the Diversity Visa lottery program that has been used by foreign terrorists, human traffickers and fraudsters to immigrate permanently to the United States.

Q: Who launched a “day of thanksgiving” to unite America “with one heart and one voice”?

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa spoke about the importance of Thanksgiving in a video address to Iowans.

MILAN, IL – November 2017 –Not only will St. Ambrose Catholic Church (312 West First Street) be showcasing its renovations during a Community Open House on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, but its pastor will also be shedding his three-year old beard.

“In October 2014, I promised the congregation I would not shave until we had handicap access,” said Fr. Charles Klamut. “Looks like it turned into a little more than I bargained for.”

West Des Moines, Iowa – November 21, 2017 – Fewer Americans will talk about politics or football at the Thanksgiving table this year, while 96 percent of those dinners will still feature turkey.

SPRINGFIELD (Nov. 7, 2017) — Gov. Bruce Rauner issued the following statement regarding the General Assembly’s passage of legislation requiring sexual harassment training (SB402) and extension of the statute of limitations to investigate claims made in the previously-vacant office of the Legislative Inspector General (HB137):

The LeClaire Chamber of Commerce Board of Director positions are coming up for re-election and addition for 2018. If you are a current member of the LeClaire Chamber and have an interest in joining the Board of Directors, please submit your letter of interest by Friday, November 24, 2017, 5:00p.m.  Your name will be added to the ballot that will go out to all Chamber Members in early December to be voted upon by Chamber members.

St. Ambrose Occupational Therapy Students Providing a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal for Area Refugees