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Tuesday, July 09, 2019
The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa absolutely opposes any plan or proposal to place child detainees that have been apprehended at the southern border into the State of Iowa. It was reported in the Des Moines Register that Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI) was working on a grant proposal to house the child detainees. Due to recent community pressure LSI ended up pulling their ...read more
Monday, July 08, 2019
EAST MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - A group of girls from East Moline is selling Mexican popsicles, paletas, after their trike was stolen and vandalized last year. They're raising money so they can send two eighth graders to Washington D.C. on their class trip that they otherwise may not have been able to afford on their own. Jessica Morales, one of the eighth graders said, "usually it'd take me a long ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Quad-Citizen of the Year Award is a partnership between the Quad-City Times and IHMVCU to honor outstanding Quad-City area residents who go above and beyond for their community. "When someone decides to help, it’s not because of the notoriety, it’s because that individual truly wants to make a difference," said Brian Laufenberg, IHMVCU president and CEO. "That’s the true spirit of the ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
In a display of sympathy and support, business and city leaders are slashing red tape to make nearly $400,000 in donations quickly available to Quad-City businesses hit by record-breaking spring flooding. "This has been a year like no other," Quad-Cities Chamber President and CEO Paul Rumler said during Monday's announcement that applications are due by July 3 for those business and building ...read more
Categories: Community
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Searching for University of Iowa Alumni-Owned Businesses. The University of Iowa Center for Advancement Alumni Engagement team would like to recognize the entrepreneurial spirit of Hawkeyes by sending out free “Iowa Alumni, Alumni-Owned Business” decals. If you are interested in receiving a decal to display in your business, please complete the following survey: https://bit.ly/2Ku1YcE
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Website: https://vivaquadcities.com/
Categories: Community
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
This week the IRS promoting what we call Paycheck Checkup.  This campaign ask taxpayers to check their income tax withholding. One easy way is to use our withholding calculator at irs.gov.  My teenager has a summer job so last month I walked him through the withholding calculator and it took about 5 or 6 minutes.  When I checked my own withholding, it took about the same amount of time.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
An Interim State's Attorney may soon be appointed for Rock Island County. Tuesday County Board Chairman Richard Brunk announced his choice of Dora Villarreal to replace John McGehee who started working as a circuit judge last month.  Villarreal now works for the Winstein, Kavensky & Cunningham law firm in Rock Island, is licensed in Illinois and Iowa, and is president of the Rock Island County ...read more
Categories: Political
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
The Eastern Iowa Professional Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is currently offering scholarships for students studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  Last year, we awarded $11,000 in scholarships to students from the Tri-State Area and the Quad Cities who were studying or planning to study in STEM related fields. Please ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Monday, May 20, 2019
1. Flood Information & ResourcesSBA Business Recovery Center If your business has been impacted by the flood either directly or indirectly (i.e. reduced traffic to your business due to flooding), you may qualify for business assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA Business Recovery Center in Davenport opened on May 16 to provide a wide range of services to ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic