WEST BRANCH, IOWA (June 10, 2020) Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site is increasing recreational access and services.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (November 26, 2019) — Visit Quad Cities, the region's official Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO), initiated a destination master planning project for the Quad Cities regional destination with Resonance, a global leader in tourism, economic development, place strategy, and real-estate development.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (October 24, 2019) — Landmarks Illinois has awarded $15,000 in grant-funding to preservation projects in five Illinois communities through its Preservation Heritage Fund Grant Program. Individual grants range from $2,500 to $5,000 each and will be used toward restoring historic places in the following Illinois communities: Atlanta, Princeton, Rochelle, Rushville, and Wilmington.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (September 19, 2019) — Visit Quad Cities, the region's official Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO), initiated a new destination master-planning project for the Quad Cities regional destination with Resonance, a global leader in tourism, economic development, place-strategy, place-branding, and real-estate development.

SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS (July 2, 2019) — More than 117 million visitors traveled to Illinois in 2018, setting a new record number of visitors for the state, Governor JB Pritzker announced today.  

DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 10, 2019) — Register now to learn about life, history, and opportunity along the Mississippi River firsthand through River Action’s Channel Cat Talks, Riverine Walks, and Art Along the River. The Summer Education Series kicks off on May 19 with Poetry Along the River Banks at Schwiebert Park. Space is limited, so people are advised to purchase tickets in advance at riveraction.org/education.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (April 22, 2019) — The Transportation Security Association (TSA) addressed the media at 10AM with a table-top display of prohibited items found at Quad City International Airport. The purpose of the event, according to TSA Regional Spokesperson Mark Howell, was to inform/remind passengers about what is and isn't allowed aboard aircraft when traveling.

LECLAIRE, IOWA (April 12, 2019) — On February 25, Independent We Stand, a national small-business movement, kicked-off its fourth-annual America’s Main Streets contest to help consumers, small-business owners, and Main-Street organizations reward a deserving Main Street with $25,000 in cash and sponsor-related prizes. LeClaire, Iowa is among this y

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 13, 2019) — The Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) and Figge Art Museum, in cooperation with the City of Davenport, are hosting a joint public meeting to present a proposal that integrates public art concepts in to the design and development of the RiverVision plan and ongoing riverfront improvements. Produced in conjunction with RDG Dahlquist Art Studio, a division of RDG Planning & Design of Des Moines, the plan focuses on the riverfront portion known as Main

photo by Noah Richardson

At each Night to Honor Israel fundraiser sponsored by the Quad Cities Association of Evangelicals, we collect prayers from the attendees that night to be placed in the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

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