BETTENDORF, IOWA (April 3, 2020) — First Midwest Bank has announced a $50,000 pledge to the United Way of the Quad Cities to respond to local challenges faced by residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PRESS RELEASE (April 2, 2020) — Media, foundations, and non-profit funders in the Quad Cities are uniting to support the community’s response during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Unite Quad Cities for COVID-19 Recovery” will be a 24-hour giving event this Monday, April 6.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 26, 2020) — The Humane Society of Scott County of announces it has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support purchase of new medical equipment to care for lost, abandoned, and unwanted animals in Scott County.

The Petco Foundation investment will help to purchase upgraded equipment that is typically used upon intake of animals and to monitor their health during their stay at the shelter.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 2, 2020) — Nearly 2,000 girl’s lives are being changed through a new Girl Scouts community-outreach program. This program directly supports at-risk girls in the underserved areas of Moline, Rock Island, Davenport, and Muscatine by building courage, confidence, and character through a Girl Scout Leadership Experience.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 24, 2020) — New York Times bestselling author, gifted storyteller, and breast-cancer survivor, Kelly Corrigan, will keynote River Bend Foodbank’s 2nd annual Women Fighting Hunger event, Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Rhythm City Casino, Davenport. With a goal of raising awareness and funds to end childhood hunger in our community, the Women Fighting Hunger event will engage women leaders to champion the issue.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 5, 2020) — Family Resources will hold their annual Opening Doors Gala: A Night of Music on Friday, April 3, 2020, at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa. The evening includes live entertainment, a cocktail hour, and silent auction beginning at 6PM with dinner, program, and live auction to follow.

BETTENDORF, IOWA (January 25, 2020) — The American Cancer Society’s Discovery Shop in Cumberland Square invites you to bargain shop for a cause! Sunday, February 2, will be our annual super clearance sale everything in the store will be half-price.

GALESBURG, ILLINOIS (December 18, 2019) — As part of its 3rd Annual Hy-Vee Hams for the Holidays campaign, Galesburg-area Hy-Vee employees and local first responders will distribute 225 Hormel® Cure 81® hams on Thursday, December 19, to benefit families in need this holiday season.

Hams will be available starting at 5PM at the Public Safety Building, 150 S Broad St, in Galesburg. The event will run for one hour or until all hams are distributed, whichever occurs first.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 19, 2019) — The public is invited to The Chordbusters' 11th Annual Christmas Show on December 6, 2019, at 7PM. This year's show will take place at Bethel Wesley UMC Church (1201 13th Street, Moline). It’s a wonderful opportunity to hear great gospel music, as well as many of your Christmas favorites performed by a variety of acts.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 19, 2019) — GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers announced 8 prestigious awards at its Annual International Leadership Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois on Saturday, November 9. Over 350 people from 60 GiGi’s Playhouse locations from around the country and Mexico gathered at the five-day conference, which boasted 91 break-outs and 67 speakers.