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Friday, March 27, 2020
Latino Leadership Webinars are FREE April 22 and May 12   Stay Healthy: Learning is good for mind, body, and spirit! Lideramos is pleased to present the April and May 2020 Latino Leadership Webinarsfeaturing Latino thought-leaders and mainstream experts. The webinars are designed to expand your leadership skills, knowledge, and ability. Sign up for these exceptional webinars today! After the ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, March 27, 2020
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Categories: Human Interest, Community
Friday, March 27, 2020
Tesoro, IRS y Depto. del Trabajo anuncian plan para implementar licencias relacionadas con COVID-19 para trabajadores y créditos para pequeñas y medianas empresas para recuperar rápidamente costo de proporcionar licencias relacionadas con virusLink IR-2020-57SP, 20 de marzo de 2020 WASHINGTON - El Departamento del Tesoro de los EE. UU., el Servicio de Impuestos Internos y el Departamento de ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic
Thursday, March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Targeted Small Business Sole Operator FundFull link here.    A fund has been created to support Targeted Small Businesses (TSB) with zero employees that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program offers eligible small businesses grants ranging from $5,000-$10,000 to businesses that are single owners with no employees that are also TSB certified, or have an ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Original Link here. U.S Department of the Treasury, IRS and the U.S Department of Labor announce plan to be implemented coronavirus-related paid leave for workers and tax credits for small and midsize businesses to swiftly recover the cost of providing coronavirus-related leave WASHINGTON, DC – Today the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Economic
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Dear Friends of the Women's Bureau, Thank you for continuing to follow the Women’s Bureau for important information about how the U.S. Department of Labor is working to assist working families across America. On Friday, March 20, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor announced that small and midsize employers can begin taking advantage of ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Education
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Vote set on $2 trillion stimulus bill The U.S. Senate will vote this afternoon on a massive $2 trillion stimulus package designed to keep the economy afloat amid the deepening COVID-19 pandemic, according to news reports and local business sources. The full text of the bill is not yet known, but it includes a $500 billion lending fund for industries, cities and states; a $367 billion lending ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The Governor just announced Emergency Small Business Grants and Loan Assistance. Below is a quick snap shot of the programs. Please help spread the word. Click on the program’s name for more detail information. Hospitality Emergency Grant Program (NOW OPEN) Eligible: Bars and restaurants with a valid license to serve food or liquor and who generated revenues of less than $1 million in 2019. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) recognizes the tremendous impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having, not only on businesses, but our communities and families as well. Not surprisingly, during this challenge Illinoisans are stepping up and pulling together. Many businesses and organizations have already reached out to DCEO to offer support, donations and ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Posted: Wed 9:28 AM, Mar 25, 2020Full Story Community Health Care is now providing curbside care. Anyone can be seen while sitting in their car. That's at all locations in Davenport, Moline, Rock Island and Clinton. Community Health Care says it's doing this to help ease patient's fears of being in a doctor's office. Officials ask that you call ahead to schedule all appointments.
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
By Montse Ricossa | Posted: Wed 6:58 PM, Mar 25, 2020  | Updated: Wed 7:13 PM, Mar 25, 2020Full Story MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - As we continue to stay home, many of us find ourselves working out less and eating more junk food. Many local businesses recently found themselves struggling when stores ran out of products they needed, including Woe Pizza in Moline. Allen Parker started Woe Pizza one ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 23, 2020
Iowa Small Businesses Affected by Coronovirus (COVID 19) Can Apply for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan What are SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans? SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans are working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Monday, March 23, 2020
State of Illinois received Statewide Economic Injury Declaration “The State of Illinois has received its statewide Economic Injury Declaration which means small businesses in all 102 Illinois counties may be eligible for low-interest, economic injury disaster loans up to $2M per business.” To read more information about the declaration please go to here. At the link you can also sign up for ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic
Thursday, March 19, 2020
   Iowa Survey about COVID-19 Impact Assistance Guide Now Available. See Below. The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) needs to assess the impact of the pandemic in Iowa. To assist in these efforts, please complete this survey, developed by University of Northern Iowa – Institute for Decision Making, to tell us what your business is experiencing and how your business is handling the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Grants support the worldwide effort to “flatten the curve” of COVID-19 infections in Rock Island and Scott Counties  Iowa-Illinois QUAD CITIES—The Quad Cities Community Foundation and United Way of the Quad Cities have come together—and partnered with other community leaders and funders in the region—to launch a Disaster Recovery Grant Program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Information for Small BusinessDCEO is working diligently to secure access to helpful resources for small businesses throughout the State of Illinois and has compiled these helpful links regarding COVID 19 resources for small businesses.Our staff and the Small Business Development Centers across the state will be available to assist businesses with accessing available ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
by: Karla SosaFull Article Here Posted: Mar 17, 2020 / 09:43 PM CDT/ Updated: Mar 17, 2020 / 09:43 PM CDT A law firm from the Quad Cities is helping small businesses and families that are struggling with the Coronavirus.  VanDerGinst Law Firm in Moline will be buying thousands of dollars worth of gift cards to help them until they can fully operate.  Daisy Moran’s family owns Coya’s Cafe in ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Author: Katherine BauerPublished: 6:08 AM CDT March 17, 2020Updated: 10:25 AM CDT March 17, 2020Full Story Iowa and Illinois are offering unemployment benefits, while one Rock Island alderman has started a Go Fund Me page. ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Restaurants and bars on the Illinois side of the Mississippi are slowing down after an order from Gov. J.B. Pritzker Sunday restricts businesses to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, March 16, 2020
Since activating Quad Cities Disaster Recovery Fund with $100,000 from Quad Cities Community Foundation, more than $240,000 has been put into the fund by Quad Citizens   Individuals and businesses are invited to donate to the fund at www.qccommunityfoundation.org   QUAD CITIES, Iowa / Illinois—On Thursday evening, the Quad Cities Community Foundation activated the Quad Cities Disaster ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
By KWQC Staff | Posted: Mon 12:00 PM, Mar 16, 2020  | Updated: Mon 12:18 PM, Mar 16, 2020 Full Story(KWQC) - Businesses or nonprofits in Illinois that are negatively affected by the coronavirus could qualify for a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce on Monday encouraged businesses to fill out an online form to help the Illinois Department of ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
Author: Connor DayPublished: 3:30 PM CDT March 15, 2020Updated: 10:41 PM CDT March 15, 2020Full Story Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced in his daily briefing on Sunday, March 15th that he is ordering bars and restaurants in the state to close their doors to dine-in customers from March 16th to March 30th. Pritzker said that drive-thru, curbside pick-up, and delivery operations will still ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 16, 2020
Author: Connor DayPublished: 12:38 PM CDT March 15, 2020Updated: 12:38 PM CDT March 15, 2020Full Story  The deli chain will give kids free sack lunches starting Monday, March 16th. Illinois parents may be worrying about getting their kids all their meals during the coronavirus-based school closure, but if you have a McAlister's Deli near you, you have one more option available to you.  The ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, March 13, 2020
El contenido aquí fue creado por la Fundación NAHCC en base a la información proporcionada por los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC), la Cámara de Comercio de los EE. UU. y otros recursos. Encontraras informacion sobre cómo los empleadores y los empleados pueden prepararse y informarce sobre los impactos del coronavirus.Lo que nececitas saber sobre el Coronavirus ...read more
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Don't miss your chance to join Emerging Leaders Small business owners, you're invited to access free training, mentoring, and networking opportunities through SBA's Emerging Leaders program, a “mini-MBA” training initiative for local businesses on the brink of growth. The seven-month (April-October) executive education series includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time, connects small ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Monday, March 09, 2020
By Montse Ricossa | Posted: Fri 5:29 PM, Mar 06, 2020  | Updated: Sat 9:52 AM, Mar 07, 2020 Full story MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - A Quad City woman has been chosen as one of 30 people among thousands nationwide for her work with diversity. Daisy Moran is being honored as a YMCA "30 under 30" recipient, and she's only 23!  I understand what it feels to be underserved in the community. So my main ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 09, 2020
Author: Connor DayPublished: 1:30 PM CST March 7, 2020Updated: 1:30 PM CST March 7, 2020Full Story DAVENPORT, Iowa — The Putnam Museum is commemorating the anniversary of a piece of landmark legislation and some of local people who were a part of the movement behind it. The museum's new "Liberated Voices / Changed Lives" exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 09, 2020
Full Story   building thriving communitiesSince 2015 Habitat for Humanity has been actively engaged in neighborhood revitalization in the Floreciente neighborhood in Moline.  We work at a community level so that we can bring strength, stability and self-reliance to the entire community. We don't just want individuals to survive; we want neighborhoods to thrive. This big picture approach ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 02, 2020
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, March 02, 2020
Renew Moline and the City of Moline have partnered with Designing Local to create a Downtown Moline Public Art Master Plan and we need YOUR help! Please, take a few minutes to take our survey and encourage your friends, relatives and constituents to do the same. You don’t have to be a resident of Moline to participate. Art provides meaning to our public spaces, reflects the history of our city, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, August 16, 2019
Quad Cities, IA/IL — Statement from the Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce  “The Greater Quad Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is committed to encouraging policies and civic engagement that benefit our business community. We stand committed to working with all our QC communities and chamber members to achieve an economically sound and sustainable environment.  According to the ...read more
Categories: Press Release