DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 15, 2023) — Don’t miss this day of music to help raise money for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Greater Mississippi Valley. The latest “Life is Beautiful” concert will be Saturday, June 3, at the Raccoon Motel, 315 E 2nd St, Davenport. Doors open at 2:30PM, with music beginning at 3:30PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 15, 2023) — The Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Memories in the Making event will be held on Friday, May 19, 5:30–9PM, at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St) in Davenport. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association and go towards Alzheimer’s and dementia care, support, and research.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 15, 2023) — The top issues for health care leaders are being examined by leading experts Wednesday, June 13, at the Iowa Hospital Association Summer Leadership Forum:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 11, 2023) — The US Food and Drug Administration has finalized its recommendations on changes to donor eligibility that will have US blood providers move to an individual risk-assessment to determine eligibility for blood donation. Blood establishments in the US may now implement these recommendations by revising donor history questionnaires, data systems, staff training, and procedures.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 9, 2023) — Gilda’s Club is offering a residential (overnight), in-person camp experience, at no cost, for children and teens (entering grades four through nine) impacted by cancer in their family. A collaborative camp partnership with Gilda’s Club Quad Cities, Camp Shalom, and Genesis Cancer Care Institute and will be held June 18-23.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 8, 2023) As of Sunday, May 7, the American Red Cross has provided 4,322 meals to those affected by the flooding in the Quad Cities. The Red Cross will continue daily meal service through Wednesday, May 10, serving lunch daily 12-2PM and dinner 5-7PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 5, 2023) — Disability Rights Iowa will host an in-person panel presentation in Iowa City on Assistance Animals for Mental Health. In person satellite viewings of this panel conversation will take place in Des Moines, Ottumwa, Cedar Rapids and Chariton. The panel conversation will be also live-streamed. DRI anticipates the panel conversation will be impactful, lively, engaging, educational, and fun.

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (May 3, 2023) — Hy-Vee announces the launch of Hy-Vee Healthy You, a new health and wellness subscription service designed by Hy-Vee dietitians to help individuals develop healthier lifestyles through personalized nutrition counseling, preventative health screenings, and more. The subscription service is available across Hy-Vee’s eight-state region to individuals 18 and older. 

The Hy-Vee Healthy You subscription includes the following:

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 2, 2023) — ImpactLife is thanking volunteer blood donors with a new donor promotion offering the donor’s choice of an electronic gift card or bonus points to use in the blood center’s online Donor Rewards store. The “Hats Off to Our Donors” promotion will continue through Sunday, June 11.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 2, 2023) — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Quad Cities area residents to attend their annual Memories in the Making event on Friday, May 19, 5:30–9:30PM, at the Figge Art Museum. Paintings created by locals living with Alzheimer’s or dementia in the Memories in the Making Art Therapy program will be available to bid on in a silent and live auction.

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