The Quad City Heritage League is pleased to announce that Julie Arnold, Museum Coordinator with Palmer College of Chiropractic and the Foundation of Chiropractic History, is this year's recipient of the Continuing Education Grant Program. This program was set up to provide reimbursement for the recipient's educational development as it relates to American History, preservation, museum planning, and other history related fields. The Quad City Heritage League is a non-profit membership-based organization that helps to promote the history and heritage of the Quad City area.

Pioneer Award 2008

The Quad City Heritage League is establishing an annual award to recognize an individual who has made contributions of lasting significance toward the promotion and preservation of the Quad Cities' rich heritage.

Through his/her activities, the nominee shall have contributed one or all of the following:

  • Increased awareness and appreciation for local or community history

  • Promoted interest in the history of the community and continues to generate enthusiasm

  • Provided long-term preservation of the community's history

  • Encouraged collaboration and support from a cross-section of individuals and groups in the community

Recognition: The award recipient will be recognized at the QCHL's annual meeting.

Selection Process: A committee of the Quad City Heritage League Board of Directors will review the submissions. The committee selects the finalists, and the Board of Directors will name the winner.

Members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for nomination during their terms on the board.

The deadline for nominations is September 15, 2008. Nominations must be submitted using the form from the QC Heritage League website: www.qcheritageleague.com and mailed to:

Quad City Heritage League

PO Box 414

Davenport, IA 52805-0414

For more information, contact Roger Hynes, QCHL President at 884-5404 or roger.hynes@palmer.edu or Eunice Schlichting, Award Committee Chair at 324-1043 ext. 223 or schlichting@putnam.org.

QCSO Derby Day moved

Davenport, IA - Volunteers for the Quad City Symphony's Derby Day, scheduled for this Saturday, May 3, at 4 PM has been relocated to the Rock Island Aresenal Golf Clubhouse due to flooding in Davenport. Partiers will need a photo ID to enter Arsenal Island, and can enter the Island over the Government Bridge in Davenport, the Rock Island Viaduct in Rock Island, or the Moline Bridge in Moline. For additional information, contact the Quad City Symphony Orchestra at (563) 322-QCSO.

Benefit for Justin Hendershot

 

Big Auction Planned for April 26, 2008

GROW Ministries can use your help!

Big Auction Planned for April 26, 2008

GROW Ministries can use your help!

All donations accepted...please no clothing.

Vehicles, Appliances, Media, Furniture, House wares, Miscellaneous

Call the GROW Ministries office at 3097579088

to schedule a donation pickup time .

Donations are taxdeductible receipts given upon request.

2430 -6thAvenue -Moline, IL 61265

Godly Restoration Outreach to Women (GROW)

Tuesday, February 05, 2008FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Rock Island, IL  Afro-American Heritage Center Announces First Annual Benefit  Members of the Afro-American Heritage Center, a 501 (c)3 organization founded in June of 2006, announces its first Annual Benefit, Saturday February 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the historic Watch Tower Lodge located at 1510 46th avenue, Rock Island, Illinois. The office of the AAHC is located in Rock Island.

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Tuesday, February 05, 2008FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Rock Island, IL  Afro-American Heritage Center Announces First Annual Benefit  Members of the Afro-American Heritage Center, a 501 (c)3 organization founded in June of 2006, announces its first Annual Benefit, Saturday February 23, at 6:00 p.m. at the historic Watch Tower Lodge located at 1510 46th avenue, Rock Island, Illinois. The office of the AAHC is located in Rock Island.Image
The Quad City Arts' Festival of Trees will have a ONE DAY ONLY clearance sale of assorted holiday decor and selected items from the Festival of Trees Gift Shop. Items will be available for sale at up to 50% off original prices on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27th from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m.The sale will take place in the Atrium of the south building of the RiverCenter.  All proceeds from the sale benefit Quad City Arts.
ImageOn Saturday, December 8th, 2007, the Augustana College Women's Track and Field Team will be holding a silent auction to fund a trip to Disney World to compete in a highly competitive track and field meet.

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